Aging Families and Caregiving

ISBN-10: 0470008555
ISBN-13: 9780470008553
Edition: 2009
List price: $70.00
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

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 family 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.

Preface (Sara Qualls). Part I. Aging Families And Caregiving. 1. Who Are The Aging Families (Rosemary Blieszner)? 2. What do families do?: Function, Interpersonal Dynamics, and Development (Karen Fingerman). 3. Cultural Contexts of Aging Families (Martha Crowther). 4. Families and Health (Mary Ann Paris Stephens & Melissa Franks). 5. Impact of CG: Risks, Strains, & Growth (Rich Schultz). Part II. Clinical Services With Aging Families. 6. Assessment and Intervention with Family Caregivers (Judy Zarit). 7. Empirically Supported Interventions (Steve Zarit). 8. Caregiver Family Therapy for Conflicted Families (Sara Qualls). 9. Family Interventions in Long Term Care (Margy Norris). 10. Family Care Planning Services (Patti Auxier). 11. CG Services: Variation Across States. 12. Policy Issues that Impact CG Families (Diane Elmore). Part III. Emerging Technologies To Assist Aging Families. 13. Family Communication Tools (Michael Williams). 14. Personal Health Records as a Family Care Coordination Tool (Elaine Blechman). 15. Technologies to Provide Information, Guidance, and Coaching for Families. 16. Assistive Technologies (Cathy Bodine). Epilogue (Steve Zarit).

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