End of Life and Long Term Care Products

  • Understanding Grief

    An Introduction

    By Richard Gross

    Understanding Grief is a comprehensive and accessible 'one stop' introduction to all the major models of grief. In addition to the individual perspective, bereavement is discussed in relation to social, cultural and religious factors and influences. Richard Gross also examines the impact of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Techniques of Grief Therapy

    Assessment and Intervention

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer

    Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved. This new volume…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine

    Edited by Antje Kampf, Barbara L. Marshall, Alan Petersen

    Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine explores the multiple socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s aging bodies in modern medicine from a global perspective. The first of its kind, it investigates the interrelated aspects of aging, masculinities and biomedicine, allowing for a timely…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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 – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Compassionate Communities

    Case Studies from Britain and Europe

    Edited by Klaus Wegleitner, Katharina Heimerl, Allan Kellehear

    Compassionate communities are communities that provide assistance for those in need of end of life care, separate from any official heath service provision that may already be available within the community. This idea was developed in 2005 in Allan Kellehear’s seminal volume- Compassionate…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Dignity and Old Age

    By Rose Dobrof, Robert Disch, Harry R Moody

    Open up Dignity and Old Age, and you’ll find a wealth of thoughtful suggestions for how you and others can gain more respect and admiration for your relatives, neighbors, and patients who are in the latter stages of life. You’ll examine the word “dignity” as it relates to the world’s…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

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