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The Gerontology Nurse's Guide to the Community-Based Health Network

by RN Brenda Bonham Howe MSN

This is a timely and vital resource for new and seasoned gerontology nurses responsible for coordinating care and advocacy for their patients as health care shifts from hospital-based to community-based care....


Gerontological Care

by Claire Welford

As the world population ages and people live longer, nurses and healthcare workers, no matter what area they work in, will encounter older people. This guide aims to provide you with the basic but fundamental...


Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in the Nursing Home

by Susan L Sandel & David Johnson

Here is the result of over ten years of hands-on clinical experience by two experts wha have worked with the elderly. The authors explore the contributions of the creative arts therapies, specifically movement...


What Do I Do?: How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune With Your Nursing Home Elder, Revised and Illustrated Edition

by Katherine Karr & Jess Karr

Help families of institutionalized elders with this compassionate and practical manual.


Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care

by Cynthia D. Steele

A unique "mentor in a pocket" handbook covering one of the most emotionally-trying experiences nurses face

From the co-director of Johns Hopkins University's neuropsychiatry clinic and senior faculty member...


Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants

by Victor R. Preedy

Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants...


The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition

by RN Elizabeth A. Capezuti PhD & Michael L., MD Malone

"The information [in this book] is amazing. I reviewed topics in which I have expertise and was very satisfied. This is an excellent addition to my library and I will refer to it often, much like a medical dictionary....


From Nursing Homes to Home Care

by Marie E Cowart & Jill Quadagno

Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory....


Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse: A Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell

by PhD RN Charlotte Eliopoulos MPH

This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial...


Environmental Gerontology: What Now?

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....


Psychiatry in the Nursing Home

by D. Peter Birkett

Get the vital clinical information you need with this comprehensive handbook!In the decade since the first edition of this book, dramatic changes have taken place in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Psychiatry...


Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions with Older Adults: Evidence-based approaches

by Sherry M. Cummings & Nancy P. Kropf

In the past decade, evidence based practice (EBP) has emerged as one of the most important movements to improve the effectiveness of clinical care. As the number of older adults continues to grow, it is essential...


Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents: What Care Receivers Want

by Cheryl A. Kuba

Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice.  

Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly...


Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective

by James W Ellor

How can you foster spiritual growth in older people?This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective...


Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

by Carolyn Auerhahn & Dr Laurie Kennedy-Malone

2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Gerontologic Nursing!

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

"This is a valuable and timely resource as primary care practitioners are facing a growing aging population. Advanced...


The Good Practice Guide to Therapeutic Activities with Older People in Care Settings

by Tessa Perrin

There are many activity manuals on the market today but this publication is the first to offer a clear guideline on exactly what constitutes good practice in activity provision. Written by the National Association...


Gerontological Nursing

by Charlotte Eliopoulos

Prepare your students for successful gerontological practice!   Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process,...


Teaching with ACE.S: A Faculty Guide

by Elaine Tagliareni

How can nurse educators creatively use evolving knowledge of care of older adults to effectively teach individualized, person-centered care for this vulnerable population? This unique guide to curriculum development-built...


Gerontological Nursing

by Charlotte Eliopoulos

Eliopoulos provides students with the content they need, taking a holistic approach to gerontological nursing. Updated for currency, the text works to ensure students are prepared for their careers with new...


Gerontological Nursing

by Charlotte Eliopoulos

Prepare your students for successful gerontological practice!   Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process,...