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Social work and health care in an aging society [electronic resource] : education, policy, practice, and research / Barbara Berkman, editor ; Linda Harootyan, associate editor.

Contributor(s): Berkman, Barbara | Harootyan, Linda K.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Springer, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xi, 408 p.).ISBN: 9780826197245 (electronic bk.); 0826197248 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social work with older people -- United States | Older people -- Services for -- United States | Medical social work -- United States | Older people -- Medical care -- United States | Older people -- Mental health services -- United States | Social work education -- United States | Older people -- Government policy -- United States | Health Services for the Aged -- United States | Aged -- United States | Health Policy -- United States | Social Work -- United States | Service social aux personnes �ag�ees -- �Etats-Unis | Personnes �ag�ees, Services aux -- �Etats-Unis | Service social m�edical -- �Etats-Unis | Personnes �ag�ees -- Soins m�edicaux -- �Etats-Unis | Personnes �ag�ees -- Sant�e mentale, Services de -- �Etats-Unis | Service social -- �Etude et enseignement -- �Etats-Unis | Personnes �ag�ees -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Eldercare | Personne �ag�ee | Politique gouvernementale | Service aux a�in�es | Service de sant�e | Service social | Service social m�edical | Service de sant�e mentale | Soins m�edicaux | �Etats-UnisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social work and health care in an aging society.DDC classification: 362.6/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Barbara Berkman, Linda Krogh Harootyan -- Late-life depression in nursing home residents: social work opportunities to prevent, educate, and alleviate / Margaret E. Adamek -- Older adults with dementia: community-based long-term care alternatives / Jeanette Semke -- The older patient at home: social work services and home health care / Ji Seon Lee, Irene A. Gutheil -- Gerontological social work and case management / Matthias J. Naleppa -- Self-health care by urban, African American elders / Denise Burnette, Suk-Young Kang -- Physical health and economic well-being of older African American women: toward strategies of empowerment / Letha A. Chadiha, Portia Adams -- Grandparents raising grandchildren / Nancy P. Kropf, Scott Wilks -- Aging persons with developmental disabilities and their caregivers / Philip McCallion, Stacey R. Kolomer -- Strains and gains of grandmothers raising grandchildren in the HIV pandemic / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter, Nancy Capobianco Boyer -- Elder mistreatment and the role of social work / Gregory J. Paveza, Carla VandeWeerd -- Standardized geriatric assessment in social work practice with older adults / Scott Miyake Geron, Faith C. Little -- Cultural considerations in health care and quality of life / Peter Maramaldi, Marci Guevara -- Centrality of social ties to the health and well-being of older adults / James Lubben, Melanie Gironda -- Home and community-based long-term care policies and programs: the crucial role for social work practitioners and researchers in evaluation / Stephanie A. Robert -- Meeting the challenges of social work practice in health care and aging in the 21st century / Daniel S. Gardner, Bradley D. Zodikoff.
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Chapters are based on the research of the first 10 scholars in the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program, administered by the Gerontological Society of America.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Barbara Berkman, Linda Krogh Harootyan -- Late-life depression in nursing home residents: social work opportunities to prevent, educate, and alleviate / Margaret E. Adamek -- Older adults with dementia: community-based long-term care alternatives / Jeanette Semke -- The older patient at home: social work services and home health care / Ji Seon Lee, Irene A. Gutheil -- Gerontological social work and case management / Matthias J. Naleppa -- Self-health care by urban, African American elders / Denise Burnette, Suk-Young Kang -- Physical health and economic well-being of older African American women: toward strategies of empowerment / Letha A. Chadiha, Portia Adams -- Grandparents raising grandchildren / Nancy P. Kropf, Scott Wilks -- Aging persons with developmental disabilities and their caregivers / Philip McCallion, Stacey R. Kolomer -- Strains and gains of grandmothers raising grandchildren in the HIV pandemic / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter, Nancy Capobianco Boyer -- Elder mistreatment and the role of social work / Gregory J. Paveza, Carla VandeWeerd -- Standardized geriatric assessment in social work practice with older adults / Scott Miyake Geron, Faith C. Little -- Cultural considerations in health care and quality of life / Peter Maramaldi, Marci Guevara -- Centrality of social ties to the health and well-being of older adults / James Lubben, Melanie Gironda -- Home and community-based long-term care policies and programs: the crucial role for social work practitioners and researchers in evaluation / Stephanie A. Robert -- Meeting the challenges of social work practice in health care and aging in the 21st century / Daniel S. Gardner, Bradley D. Zodikoff.

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