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Title Aging and social work : the changing landscapes / Sharon M. Keigher, Anne E. Fortune, and Stanley L Witkin, editors.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : NASW Press, [2000]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.6 A267AAS    Check Shelf
Description xix, 428 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Celia B. Weisman -- Introduction / Sharon M. Keigher, Anne E. Fortune, & Stanley L. Witkin -- The United Nations Principles for Older Persons -- Coming of age! / Sharon M. Keigher -- The aging are coming and they are us / Colleen M. Galambos & Anita Rosen -- How "ripened" are you? / Stanley L. Witkin -- Towards a society for all ages: the International Year of Older Persons / M.C. "Terry" Hokenstad -- The role of government in a "society for all ages" / Robert B. Hudson -- Marital status and change in income status 10 years after retirement / Martha N. Ozawa & Yat-Sang Lum -- Saving Social Security and Medicare / Stephen Gorin -- Differences in net worth between elderly black people and elderly white people / Martha N. Ozawa & Huan-yui Tseng -- What families know about funeral-related costs / Mercedes Bern-Klug, David J. Ekerdt, & Deborah Schild Wilkinson -- Friendship and social support / Darcy Clay Siebert, Elizabeth J. Mutran, & Donald C. Reitzes -- Hospice access and use by African Americans / Dona J. Reese ... [et al.] -- The aging of America and the Older Americans Act / Jeanette C. Takamura -- The effect of Medicaid coverage on use of health services by low-income elderly people / Yat-Sang Lum & Hong-jer Chang -- Use of health and human services by community-residing people with dementia / Ronald W. Toseland ... [et al.] -- Perceptions of dementia, caregiving, and help seeking among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans / Kathryn L. Braun & Colette V. Browne -- The effect of functional disability on service utilization: implications for long-term care / Lee R. Slivinske, V.L. Fitch, & N.W. Wingerson -- Standardized screening of elderly patients' needs for social work assessment in primary care: use of the SF-36 / Barbara Berkman ... [et al.] -- Preparation for oncology settings: what hospice social workers say they need / Pamela J. Kovacs & Laura R. Bronstein -- The effectiveness of social work with older people and their families / Amanda M. Grenier & Kevin M. Gorey -- Creating cost-efficient initiatives in social work practice in the cardiac program of an acute care hospital / Catherine Kohm, Diane Neil-Pollinger, & Fatima Sheriff -- Short-term persistent depression following hip fracture: a risk factor and target to increase resilience in elderly people / Sheryl Itkin Zimmerman ... [et al.] -- Adequacy of discharge plans and rehospitalization among hospitalized dementia patients / Sherry M. Cummings -- Adequacy of home care and hospital readmission for elderly congestive heart failure patients / Enola K. Proctor ... [et al.] -- African American grandparents raising grandchildren / Esme Fuller-Thomson & Meredith Minkler -- Custodial grandparents in Latino families / Denise Burnette -- HIV-related stigma in a sample of HIV-affected older female African-American caregivers / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter & Nathan L. Linsk -- Husbands caring for wives with dementia / Betty J. Kramer -- Choosing an adult foster home or a nursing home / James Reinardy & Rosalie A. Kane -- The social worker in the emerging field of home care / Marcia Eagan & Goldie Kadushin -- Desire to die in terminally ill people / Ruth Anne Van Loon -- Preserving end-of-life autonomy: the Patient Self-Determination Act and the Uniform Health Care Decisions Act / Colleen M. Galambos.
Subject Social work with older people.
Older people.
Added Author Keigher, Sharon Marie, 1947-
Fortune, Anne E., 1945-
Witkin, Stanley L, 1947-
ISBN 0871013266
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