Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present by Corinne T. Field,Nicholas L. Syrett

By Corinne T. Field,Nicholas L. Syrett

Eighteen. Twenty-one. Sixty-five. In the USA this day, we realize those numbers as key transitions in our lives—precise moments while our rights and possibilities change—when we develop into eligible to forged a vote, purchase a drink, or sign up for Medicare. This quantity brings jointly students of early life, maturity, and previous age to discover how and why specific a long time have come to outline the rights and responsibilities of americans.  


Since the founding of the country, americans have trusted chronological age to figure out concerns as varied as who can marry, paintings, be enslaved, force a vehicle, or qualify for a pension. participants to this quantity discover what meanings humans long ago ascribed to precise a long time and even if previous americans believed an analogous issues approximately specific a long time as we do.  The capacity through which americans imposed chronological limitations upon the variable means of becoming up and getting old deals a paradigmatic instance of the way humans build cultural which means and social hierarchy from embodied event.  Further, chronological age regularly intersects with different socially developed different types resembling gender, race, and sexuality.  Ranging from the 17th century to the current, taking on a number of particular subcultures—from frontier little ones and antebellum slaves to twentieth-century Latinas—Age in America makes a strong case that age has consistently been a key index of citizenship.

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The Economic and Financial Market Consequences of Global by Kieran McMorrow,Werner Röger

By Kieran McMorrow,Werner Röger

Many international locations can be faced with growing old populations within the coming many years. this may crucially have an effect on the industrial outlook for the economic system. inhabitants adjustments at once impact the dimensions of the labour strength and hence strength employment and output development. as the timing and value of demographic adjustments varies considerably throughout areas, foreign capital flows will play an enormous function for the allocation of funding. This publication bargains a entire therapy of growing old similar matters in line with a 5 area overlapping generations version and offers a quantitative evaluation until eventually 2050.

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Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives by Jordan I Kosberg,Juanita L Garcia

By Jordan I Kosberg,Juanita L Garcia

here's an informative review of the motives and outcomes of elder abuse in international locations around the globe. This ebook delves into the worldwide challenge of elder abuse and identifies similarities and alterations that happen from nation to nation. Elder Abuse: overseas and Cross-Cultural views raises knowing of the matter of elder abuse, assisting you know extra simply the motives of elder abuse on your personal kingdom and locate strategies to counter those explanations. concepts from around the globe can assist within the improvement of local people assets and social guidelines to lessen the prevalence of elder abuse and its impression at the aged, their households, and all participants of society.Elder Abuse: foreign and Cross-Cultural views discusses elder abuse in international locations starting from Australia to Finland, from South Africa to Hong Kong, from eire to Israel. It addresses the implications of getting older, dynamics of elder abuse, kin care of the aged, formal and casual mechanisms for combating elder abuse, and strategies through which to publicize chances of abuse. In each one bankruptcy, authors discover:

  • the definition of elder abuse of their state
  • the volume of the matter
  • causes of the matter (as relating to values and practices)
  • societal attitudes concerning the life of the matter
  • private and public efforts to realize and forestall the matter and to intrude the place it has occurredElder Abuse: overseas and Cross-Cultural views offers the impetus for neighborhood assets, social making plans, and public assets. it's of curiosity to people who paintings in social paintings, nursing, and psychology settings and to these in social technology fields of sociology, anthropology, and gerontology. The e-book may also function an enlightening reader for undergraduate and graduate/professional education.

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The Long Baby Boom: An Optimistic Vision for a Graying by Jeff Goldsmith

By Jeff Goldsmith

In 2006, the 1st child boomers grew to become 60, unleashing a veritable tidal wave of gloomy punditry, advertisements for monetary prone, and forecasts of coming near near nationwide financial disaster. In The lengthy child Boom, Jeff Goldsmith counters the predictions of such "catastropharians" with a much more confident scenario.

Drawing on facts that almost all child boomers plan on operating gone age sixty five, Goldsmith argues that they're going to have a confident impression on society over the following two decades. via assuming a far better element of the monetary burden in their personal retirement and future health expenses, they'll support defend Social safeguard and Medicare for the fewer lucky and for successive generations.

The lengthy child Boom is the 1st entire forecast of child boomers’ profession plans, wellbeing and fitness developments, and cultural and political values. Goldsmith's pro-work, pro-savings, pro-health social coverage emphasizes own accountability with no ripping the social security web. confident and leading edge, The lengthy child Boom does not promise a cloud-free destiny, however it does reassure us that the sky is not falling.

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Emerging Trends in Psychological Practice in Long-Term Care by Margaret Norris,Victor Molinari,Suzann Ogland-Hand

By Margaret Norris,Victor Molinari,Suzann Ogland-Hand

replace your wisdom of psychological wellbeing and fitness providers supply in long term care settings!

Authored by means of specialists within the box of psychology perform in long term care (LTC), this necessary ebook is designed to replace psychologists and educators on advancements within the evolving box of geriatric psychological wellbeing and fitness in LTC settings. The editors and bankruptcy authors are scientist-practitioners who use their services to hide utilized themes whereas conserving excessive clinical and scholarly criteria.

the 1st component of rising developments in mental perform in long term Care examines transformations to conventional psychotherapy innovations that cause them to extra acceptable for long term care sufferers, with chapters reviewing:

  • staff treatment in long term care
  • short psychotherapy for treating melancholy in sufferers with dementia
  • using autobiographical reminiscence suggestions in cognitive-behavioral remedy for melancholy
  • the remedy of disruptive behaviors in LTC residents

the second one part covers systematic treatment techniques in LTC settings, with chapters discussing:

  • unique kinfolk treatment concerns in LTC
  • an LTC platforms software of behavioral remedy for melancholy utilizing friendly occasions
  • a comparability of sufferer and employees perceptions of features that give a contribution to the standard of LTC amenities
  • a multidisciplinary crew method of the remedy of dementia
  • education LTC caregivers in behavioral techniques

The 3rd component to this amazing quantity addresses the thorny moral and felony concerns targeted to LTC citizens, together with criminal definitions, necessities for acquiring trained consent from LTC sufferers, and confidentiality dilemmas which are detailed to medical companies in long term care.

With invaluable charts, tables, and interesting case stories that illustrate scientific concerns, this straight forward textual content belongs at the reference shelf of each person considering offering psychological overall healthiness companies to humans in long term care settings!

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Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism: Harleys by I. Whelehan,J. Gwynne

By I. Whelehan,J. Gwynne

How has well known movie, tv and fiction replied to the realities of an growing older Western inhabitants? This quantity analyses this box of illustration to argue that, whereas celebrations of getting old as an inspirational trip are expanding, such a lot depictions nonetheless specialise in decline and deterioration.

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Spezielle Versorgungsanforderungen bei älteren und alten by Annika Harmeling

By Annika Harmeling

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Soziologie - regulate, word: 1,7, Hochschule Emden/Leer, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die vorliegende Arbeit hat das Ziel, spezielle Versorgungsanforderungen, die im Zuge von Multimorbidität, Polypharmazie und Pflegebedürftigkeit im regulate entstehen, darzustellen und adäquate Lösungsansätze vorzustellen. Für verschiedene Anspruchsgruppen werden gezielte Vorschläge gegeben: zum einen für die Leistungserbringer wie zum Beispiel die Ärzte, Apotheken und Pflegeeinrichtungen und zum anderen für die Politik. Dazu werden verschiedene Gutachten analysiert und zum Beispiel die aktuellen Regierungsprogramme der Parteien im Bezug auf Ältere und Alte betrachtet.

Im ersten Kapitel der Arbeit geht es in der Einleitung um die Darstellung der Problematik des Themas und um die Zielsetzung und den Aufbau der Arbeit. Das darauf folgende Kapitel behandelt die speziellen Versorgungsanforderungen älterer und adjust Menschen. Nach einer kurzen Definition folgt die Erläuterung der Begriffe Multimorbidität, Polypharmazie und Pflegebedürftigkeit, welche Kernbegriffe des Themas darstellen. Im weiteren Kapitel drei folgen die Handlungsempfehlungen für die einzelnen Anspruchsgruppen. Neben den Ärzte und Apotheken zählen hierzu auch die Pflegeeinrichtungen. In diesem Kapitel wird darüber hinaus auch Bezug auf das Modell „Hausarztzentrierte Versorgung“ und auf die Wissenschaft der „geriatrischen Pharmazie“ genommen. Das nachstehende vierte Kapitel befasst sich mit einem Ausblick auf das geplante Projekt der Bundesregierung, die neue Definition des Begriffs „Pflegebedürftigkeit“, und auf die Ausgestaltung eines neuen Pflegeberufsgesetzes. In dem anschließenden Fazit werden noch einmal alle Anhaltspunkte zusammengefasst und alle gesammelten Erkenntnisse angezeigt.

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Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging (NONE) by Andy Achenbaum

By Andy Achenbaum

Robert Neil Butler (1927–2010) was once a pupil, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who revolutionized the best way the area thinks approximately getting older. one of many first psychiatrists to have interaction with older women and men open air of institutional settings, Butler coined the time period “ageism” to attract recognition to discrimination opposed to older adults and spent a life-time operating to enhance their prestige, scientific remedy, and care.

Early in his occupation, Butler seized at the optimistic gains of late-life development—aspects he documented in his pathbreaking learn on “healthy getting older” on the nationwide Institutes of future health and in deepest perform. He set the nation’s age-based healthiness care schedule and study priorities as founding director of the nationwide Institute on getting older (1976–1982) and via growing the 1st interprofessional, interdisciplinary division of geriatrics at big apple City’s Mt. Sinai health facility. within the ultimate 20 years of his occupation, Butler solid a world alliance of scientists, educators, practitioners, politicians, newshounds, and advocates throughout the overseas toughness heart. A student who knew Butler in my view and professionally, Andy Achenbaum follows his major contribution to the idea that of fit getting older and the idea that getting older isn't synonymous with actual and psychological decline. Emphasizing the phenomenally innovative features of his process and perception, Achenbaum affirms the continuing relevance of Butler’s paintings to gerontology, geriatrics, medication, social paintings, and different comparable fields.

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Social Work With Groups: Expanding Horizons by Stanley Wenocur

By Stanley Wenocur

Social paintings With teams describes continuity and alter in crew paintings. It revisits the theoretical principles of workforce paintings and team paintings issues of the earlier decade, concentrating on the continuity of staff paintings concept and perform. even as it emphasizes the necessity for switch to extra successfully paintings with take care of humans in new teams in need--people with AIDS, gangs, folks in grief, and minorities, in addition to teams constantly in want yet now with new and extra needs--families, youngsters, teens. This publication bargains with tips on how to meet the wishes of current and rising populations. It exhibits a superb blend of conception and perform of crew paintings in various settings and utilizing conventional thoughts with new groups.Chapters during this ebook revisit the theoretical rules of crew paintings reminiscent of phases of improvement and the query of self-determination in teams. The sections of concept are the root for the simpler emphasis of what today’s team employee is doing and the way they're doing it. Social paintings With teams is especially perform orientated. As such, anyone who makes use of teams to assist humans will locate a lot to learn and replicate upon. With its across-the-board allure, individuals new to staff paintings will have fun with the sensible info, and skilled workforce employees will locate the revisiting of the problems a beneficial and fresh method. scientific social employees and college with an curiosity in concept and theoretical techniques to workforce paintings will delight in the idea addressed within the e-book. Social swap orientated practitioners trying to find new tools of empowerment one of the humans will locate important feedback during this ebook for social, political, and grassroots activism.

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Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World (Routledge by Gillian Joseph

By Gillian Joseph

Focusing on under-researched features of social, fiscal and political swap, this volume offers clean insights into getting older, older humans and their households. It combines a world and interdisciplinary method. Chapters explore the contexts within which kin roles, institutional practices, public regulations and social and cultural discourses evolve, connecting analyses of getting older concerns and coverage improvement with sound learn practices, in addition to previously-ignored gaps in specialist practice. 

Topics lined contain politics and coverage, future health and social care, tradition and migration, city and rural sociology, gender reviews, expertise and economics. The booklet could be of specific curiosity to scholars and researchers in gerontology, neighborhood improvement, geography and inhabitants experiences, in addition to researchers and execs in physiotherapy, nursing and social work.

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