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RETIREMENT AND PENSION ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA By Olakunle Abiona Ogunbameru
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The goal of this monograph is to further enrich the knowledge of students, administrators and professionals in actuaries, insurance policy, pensions management, stock brokerage and other professional... More > operators in the capital market.< Less
RETIREMENT AND PENSION ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA By Olakunle Abiona Ogunbameru
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The goal of this monograph is to further enrich the knowledge of students, administrators and professionals in actuaries, insurance policy, pensions management, stock brokerage and other professional... More > operators in the capital market.< Less
Senior Mental Health Assessment: Geriatric Mental Health Consultation in the General Hospital and Nursing Facility By Dr. Robert Garrett Rodriguez
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Traditional mental health care settings are inadequate to meet the needs of older adults. Mental health specialists must adapt their expectations and approach to be effective in alternative venues... More > and to diversity their portfolio of practice sites to ensure financial viability. These sites include acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, senior citizen centers, retirement communities, and certified home health agencies. The opportunity to involve a patient=s family is challenged by a patient=s financial barriers, diagnosis, mental status, and the culture of the medical community. A summary of research is presented regarding mental health consultation with older adults involving a health team approach and the family in two settings: acute care hospitals and extended care facilities. Recommendations are offered based on this research to improve the efficacy and efficiency of the mental health consultant (therapist/liaison).< Less
Senior Mental Health Assessment: Geriatric Mental Health Consultation in the General Hospital and Nursing Facility By Dr. Robert Garrett Rodriguez
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Traditional mental health care settings are inadequate to meet the needs of older adults. Mental health specialists must adapt their expectations and approach to be effective in alternative venues... More > and to diversity their portfolio of practice sites to ensure financial viability. These sites include acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, senior citizen centers, retirement communities, and certified home health agencies. The opportunity to involve a patient=s family is challenged by a patient=s financial barriers, diagnosis, mental status, and the culture of the medical community. A summary of research is presented regarding mental health consultation with older adults involving a health team approach and the family in two settings: acute care hospitals and extended care facilities. Recommendations are offered based on this research to improve the efficacy and efficiency of the mental health consultant (therapist/liaison).< Less
15 Questions & Answers About Elder Abuse By National Center on Elder Abuse
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This Q&A booklet answers some of the most commonly asked... More > questions about elder abuse: What is it? What are the warning signs? Who is most at risk? Who are the abusers? Are there laws that protect seniors? What steps can people take to protect themselves? An electronic version of this document may be available for free.< Less
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Supergrands and Their Superkids By Barbara Setzer
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Supergrands and Their Superkids is an easily understood guide to the grandparent who has taken over 24/7 responsibility for one or more grandchildren. This type... More > of responsibility is overwhelming and can create a disorganized state for the grandparent. Before accessing on-line resources, the grandparent needs to be empowered with the knowledge of policies and understand the issues of how policies directly impact the grandparent-grandchild relationship. This in turn will help the grandparent be more organized in thought so they will be more available to their grandchild(ren). The intergenerational blend between supergrands and superkids creates a very positive impacting message to our society. Barbara Setzer B.Sc.,M.Sc.< Less
Sisters and Brothers/Daughters and Son: Meeting the Needs of Old Parents (DA) By Sarah H. Matthews
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ABOUT THE SPECIAL ENLARGED TEXT EDITION, not available from bookstores: The number of middle-aged children today who have parents is unprecedented. Having old parents, however, is rarely portrayed... More > as a privilege. Too often parents are depicted as a problem for their adult children. Written with minimal jargon, the book helps adult children and old parents who want to understand better their family relationships. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sarah H. Matthews, Ph.D., chairs the Sociology Department at Cleveland State University and serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Aging Studies, Journal of Marriage and Family, and The International Journal of Aging and Human Development. She is the author of two previous books, and has published numerous articles about older family ties in gerontology journals.< Less
Carol's Alzheimers Journey By Donald H. Ford, Carol C. Ford
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Alzheimer's disease groups across the country are trying to educate professional caregivers, who tend to focus on deficits, to instead accentuate the positive and focus on living a full life. This... More > book is at the cutting edge here. People need to hear this. The story of Carol's courtship and marriage reminded me of my parent's story - they were part of the Greatest Generation too. This book really captures how life unfolded then.< Less
Carol's Alzheimers Journey By Donald H. Ford, Carol C. Ford
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Alzheimer's disease groups across the country are trying to educate professional caregivers, who tend to focus on deficits, to instead accentuate the positive and focus on living a full life. This... More > book is at the cutting edge here. People need to hear this. The story of Carol's courtship and marriage reminded me of my parent's story - they were part of the Greatest Generation too. This book really captures how life unfolded then.< Less
Sisters and Brothers / Daughters and Sons: Meeting the Needs of Old Parents By Sarah H. Matthews, Ph.D.
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ABOUT THE 5x5x8.5" PAPERBACK (not available from bookstores): Are you burdened by caring for aging parents? The number of middle-aged children today who have elderly parents is unprecedented.... More > Having old parents, however, is rarely portrayed as a privilege. Too often parents are depicted as a problem for their adult children. Written with minimal jargon, the book helps adult children and old parents who want to better understand their family relationships. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sarah H. Matthews, Ph.D., chairs the Sociology Department at Cleveland State University and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Aging Studies, Journal of Marriage and Family, and The International Journal of Aging and Human Development. She is the author of two previous books, and has published numerous articles about older family ties in gerontology journals.< Less