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Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care: Dementia Care

by Cynthia D. Steele

Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague!

From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their...


How We Think About Dementia: Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

by Julian C. Hughes

Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty,...


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...


Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia: Using Nature and the Outdoors in Person-Centred Care

by Jane Gilliard & Mary Marshall

Cultural sensitivity is a key component of person-centred dementia care. This book acts as a rich source of information and ideas for all those interested in creating culturally-appropriate outdoor spaces and...


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.


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

This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition...


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

Psychiatry in the Nursing Home, Second Edition, discusses the full range of your concerns, including new government regulations, noisy or incontinent patients, financial issues, absent or warring families, sexual...


Handbook Psychosocial Interventions: 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...


Connecting Through Music with People with Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers

by Robin Rio

This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to...


Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

by Terry Mahan Buttaro & Kate A. Barba

Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference resource for registered and advanced practice nurses working with older patients in a hospital setting. Organized in user-friendly...


Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

by Carolyn Auerhahn & Dr Laurie Kennedy-Malone

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This is a valuable and timely resource as primary care practitioners are facing a growing aging population. Advanced practice nurses have always been swift to recognize and respond to healthcare challenges,...


Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults: A Guide for All Care Settings, Second Edition

by Barbara Resnick & Elizabeth Galik

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[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings? [It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with...


Essentials of Gerontological Nursing

by Meredith Wallace

Essentials of Gerontological Nursing presents the best practices needed to care for older adults. Its brief, yet comprehensive, grasp of issues in elder care is a refreshing addition to the current literature,...


Assisted Living Nursing: A Manual for Management and Practice

by Dr. Barbara Resnick & Dr. Ethel Mitty

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Designated a Doody's Core Title!

Caring for the older adult population is a challenge and the goal of nursing practice is to help preserve or restore an older adult's function and maximize their well-being and...


Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

by Elizabeth Capezuti & DeAnne Zwicker

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

"As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference