End of Life and Long Term Care Products

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are.  In this important new book, the first in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan

    Research, Practice, and Personal Stories

    Edited by Brenda J. Marshall, Howard R. Winokuer

    Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan brings together researchers, clinicians, and bereaved siblings to explore sibling loss. Unique in both form and content, the book focuses on loss within five key age ranges—childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and late adulthood—and losses within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings

    By Vera R Jackson

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of volunteerism: the distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program within the geriatric setting; the behaviors and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

    Edited by Gillian Joseph

    Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment

    By Vera R Jackson

    Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients’life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan

    By Scott Bass, Masato Oka, Jill Norton, Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Thirty years ago, when compared to the U.S., England, France, and Sweden, Japan had the lowest life expectancy for males and females. Today, Japan has the highest life expectancy and is the world’s most rapidly aging society. Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan captures the vitality…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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