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    Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals: A Guide to Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers

    Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. With a focus on person-centred care, this is an essential resource for healthcare staff.

    Breakfast with the Centenarians: Th

    Learn the art of growing old from the supercentenarians living life to the fullest.



    Falls in Older People: Risk Factors, Strategies for Prevention and Implications for Practice

    A complete overview of the latest research from multiple fields to facilitate the prevention of falls in older people. This fully revised third edition features new chapters on fall detection and risk assessment with new technologies. An accessible guide for researchers, practitioners, students and health care professionals.

    Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition

    Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly. This title is divided into five parts: Principles of Gerontology, Principles of Geriatrics, Geriatric Syndromes, Principles of Palliative Medicine, and Organ Systems and Diseases. It covers topics ranging from evaluation and management to nutrition and palliative medicine.

    The Gerontological Imagination: An Integrative Paradigm of Aging

    The Gerontological Imagination provides an integrative paradigm of aging that makes it the first book to identify intellectual common ground among scholars studying aging. Ferraro identifies an underlying set of principles that constitute a paradigm for the study of aging: causality, life course analysis, multifaceted change, heterogeneity, accumulation processes, and ageism.

    Therapy with Older Clients: Key Strategies for Success

    Basic strategies and tips for doing effective therapy with elderly clients.

    Falls in Older People: Risk Factors and Strategies for Prevention

    This second edition, first published in 2007, increases our understanding of risk factors and prevention strategies. New material covers all the most recent studies on balance, vision, neurophysiology, reflex, syncope, vitamin D, cataract surgery and exercise. Clinicians and health professionals working in aged care settings will find it an invaluable update.

    Geriatric medicine