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  1. The Rise and Fall of the Baby Boomers

    The Rise and Fall of the Baby Boomers

    Bashing the baby-boomers has become a popular sport of late. In We Had It So Good, the author offers a more sympathetic portrayal of the blessed generation, a generation she says "never fully understood its enormous good fortune". Through protagonist Stephen Newman, she describes how their youthful dreams and ideals gave way to the disappointments and banality of middle-age: "Life [is] perennially settling for less," he says bleakly. Learn More

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    BKS000001

    $14.99
  2. The Assisted Living Residence/ A Vision for the Future

    The Assisted Living Residence/ A Vision for the Future

    464 pages/ hardcover/ 2008/ The first section provides an overview of the current state of assisted living care and the factors shaping its future appearance and operations. It contains comprehensive discussions of how consumer demand, government regulation, design philosophies, operation and care approaches, and market forces are shifting and what this means for small and large assisted living operations. In the second part, the contributors examine how the private sector-elder consumers, family members and other caregivers, owners and operators assisted living residences, professional organizations, technology innovators, and private investors-will influence the future of assisted living. The third part focuses on how the complex layers of federal, state, and local governments will affect the availability and operational styles of assisted living residences. Learn More

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    BKS000002

    $30.66
  3. Assisted Living Administration/ The Knowledge Base

    Assisted Living Administration/ The Knowledge Base

    560 pages/ paperback/ 2nd Edition/ James Allen has updated and refined this second edition of ASSISTED LIVING ADMINSTRATION to include new information on resident care issues, aging theories, as well as new industry data. This volume is intended as text for professionals-in-training for certification, in addition to being a resource for the seasoned administrator. Learn More

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    BKS000003

    $50.96
  4. Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults/ Practical Programming Strategies

    Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults/ Practical Programming Strategies

    176 pages/ paperback/ 2010/ Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults, Second Edition, is and introduction to aging and wellness and an essential guide to creating exercise and wellness programs for older adults, regardless of age or physical challenge. Readers will find the latest information on strength and power training and learn how to apply it to improve the functional abilities of older adults. The text provides a framework to help readers make the critical shift from expectations of decline to an age-neutral focus and maximizing functional ability. Learn More

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    BKS000004

    $19.88
  5. Clinical Delegation Skills/ A Handbook for Professional Practice

    Clinical Delegation Skills/ A Handbook for Professional Practice

    Paperback/ 425 pages/ 2008/ Clinical Delegation Skills helps students and practicing nurses better understand delegation skills and apply them effectively when working with others while still meeting patient needs. Practical, easy to read, and full of checkpoints and exercises, this renowned text teaches readers about the world of professional health care roles and accountability, as well as how to communicate effectively, provide feedback, evaluate outcomes, handle conflict, and address leadership strengths and weakness. The book focuses on higher-order critical thinking skills, emotional intelligence, and clinical judgment. Learn More

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    BKS000005

    $29.88
  6. Aging Families and Caregiving (Clinical Geropsychology)

    Aging Families and Caregiving (Clinical Geropsychology)

    Hardcover/ 338 pages/ 2009/ With the field of geriatric mental health growing rapidly in the next decade as the Baby Boomers age, this timely guide brings together a notable team of international contributors to provide guidance for caregivers, families, and those who counsel them on managing caregiving challenges for aging members. Aging Families and Caregiving helps mental health professionals guide families and other caregivers as they adjust to the demands of caring for aging family members and provides essential guidelines for the professionals treating this special-needs population. Learn More

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    BKS000006

    $31.06
  7. Strategic Human Resources Management in Health Services Organisations

    Strategic Human Resources Management in Health Services Organisations

    Hardcover/ 592 pages/ 2009/ The third edition of Strategic Human Resources Management In Health Services Organizations articulates the links that exist among strategy, organizational design and behavior, and human resources management: It not only describes human resources functions within organizations but also provides a model of major organizational components that shape the human resources options available for health services managers. Learn More

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    BKS000007

    $42.64
  8. Sucessful Administration of Senior Housing

    Sucessful Administration of Senior Housing

    Working with Elderly Residents/ Hardcover/ 224 pages/ This book provides concrete help on how to address the support needs of elderly residents of sheltered housing. Sheehan offers specific strategies to housing managers, social service providers and health care professionals working with elderly tenants. The book includes discussions of appropriate responses to increasing frailty of residents, and of how to judge when independent housing is no longer appropriate. It also includes an exanimation of guidelines available to housing managers in their expanded role which is no longer simply a matter of 'bricks and mortar; but not encompasses consideration of elderly residents' special needs. Learn More

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    BKS000008

    $47.18
  9. Living fior the Elderly/ A Design Manual

    Living fior the Elderly/ A Design Manual

    Hardcover/ 248 pages/ 2009/ Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Architects and builders can contribute innovative types of housing, intelligent concepts for barrier-free buildings, and advanced systems of care for people who are fragile or suffering from dementia. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, on residential architecture and care facilities, on individual, collective, and assisted forms of housing, and even on the various phases of life in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of housing. This volume in the series Design Manuals optimizes the concept, content and presentation of the series to improve it use by the customer. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information from around fifteen contributors, including general questions of energy management and sustainability, open space, and product design. A section of examples provides a building typology , presenting approximately forty international buildings in analyses of up to eight pages that offer exemplary solutions for multigenerational buildings, assisted living, housing for people with dementia and other special target groups, old persons homes, nursing homes, and integrated projects Learn More

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    BKS000009

    $55.01
  10. Building Type Basics for Senior Living

    Building Type Basics for Senior Living

    Hardcover/ 336 pages/ Building Type Basics for Senior Living covers the essentials for planning and design of housing and care environments for the elderly. Authored by architects whose firm has handled hundreds of such projects, this nuts-and-bolts guide provides need-to-know information on a range of building subtypes, including active adult communities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, adult day care, skilled nursing facilities, and more. The authors, pioneers in the field, offer highly illustrative examples of issues that are key to designing structures for growing over-65-population. Learn More

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    BKS000010

    $42.69

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