Aging and Health Products

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality & Ageing

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Peggy J. Kleinplatz

    Across the globe, both in developed and developing countries, the population is rapidly ageing. In the fields of sexual and relationship therapy and sexual health, ageing has not been an issue of priority. Too often, ageing is thought of as a process that relates to problems, deficits, and taboos,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Hardback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge

  • Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services

    Edited by Jeanne F. Cook, Keith A. Alford, Jennifer Uhrich, Pat Conway

    This collection presents creative strategies and programs designed to address needs of families in the context of rural communities. Even before the most recent worldwide economic crisis, many rural families in the United States struggled to meet basic needs. As needs in rural communities have…

    Hardback – 2014-11-27
    Routledge

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Hardback – 2014-07-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public…

    Hardback – 2012-09-24
    Routledge

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