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  • The Clinical Practice of Equine-Assisted Therapy

    Including Horses in Human Healthcare

    By Leif Hallberg

    The Clinical Practice of Equine-Assisted Therapy bridges theory, research, and practical methods to fill a rapidly developing gap for physical, occupational, speech, and mental health professionals interested in incorporating horses in therapy. Extensively researched and citing over 300…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Equine-Assisted Therapy Workbook

    A Learning Guide for Professionals and Students

    By Leif Hallberg

    The Equine-Assisted Therapy Workbook gives readers the tools they need to increase professional competency and personalize the practical applications of equine-assisted therapy. Each chapter includes thought-provoking ethical questions, hands-on learning activities, self-assessments, practical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life

    By Simon Biggs

    The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of older adults. Solutions which have been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Gavin Andrews, Malcolm Cutchin

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programs. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Catherine Barrett, Sharron Hinchliff

    There is growing evidence that the sexual rights of older people are not being met. One reason, perhaps the main reason, relates to the way that old age is viewed. In many cultures, being old is associated with decline and disease, which positions older people as dependent and powerless.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

    Inclusion and Innovation

    Edited by John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick

    Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia

    History, Evolution and Internationalism

    Edited by Lauren A. Yates, Jennifer Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Dementia and Literature

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Tess Maginess

    Dementia is an urgent global concern, often termed a widespread ‘problem’, ‘tragedy’ or ‘burden’ and a subject best addressed by health and social policy and practice. However, creative writers can offer powerful and imaginative insights into the experience of dementia across cultures and over time…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Digital Technologies and Generational Identity

    ICT Usage Across the Life Course

    Edited by Sakari Taipale, Terhi-Anna Wilska, Chris Gilleard

    The short lifetime of digital technologies means that generational identities are difficult to establish around any particular technologies let alone around more far-reaching socio-technological ‘revolutions’. Examining the consumption and use of digital technologies throughout the stages of human…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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