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Title Aging : caring for our elders / edited by David N. Weisstub ... [and others].
Imprint Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [2001]
©2001

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV1451 .A35 2001    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV1451 .A35 2001    AVAILABLE  
Series International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 11
International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 11.
Subject Older people -- Care.
Older people -- Home care.
Frail elderly -- Care.
Caregivers.
Health Services for the Aged.
Caregivers.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Elder Abuse.
Social Support.
Aged.
Alt Name Weisstub, David N., 1944-
Description xvi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Across the generations: family care dynamics into the new millennium / G. Clare Wenger -- Family caregiving: a problem of justice / Nancy S. Jecker -- Family care for frail elders and norms of caregiver well-being at the turn of the twenty-first century / Anna L. Howe and Hilary Schofield -- Care for elderly people in Sweden: do cutbacks reflect changing principles of simply adjustment to economic pressure? / Mats Thorslund, Åke Bergmark and Marti G. Parker -- Financing long-term care in the United States: who should pay for mom and dad? / Richard L. Kaplan -- The role of the government and the family in taking care of the frail elderly: a comparison of the United States and Japan / Fusako Seki -- Appropriate housing for the elderly of the United States: an integral component of their health care / Lawrence A. Frolik -- Nursing work, housekeeping issues, and the moral geography of home care / Joan Liaschenko -- The dilemma of prolonged engagement: building opportunities for reciprocity among ethnic female clients and workers in elder care services / Shari Brotman -- Community mental health services for older adults in the United States / Cynthia Zubritsky -- Dementia care ethics / Stephen G. Post -- Decision-making in social and medical services for patients with dementia in Japan / Masahiko Saito -- The abuse and neglect of the elderly / Robert M. Gordon and Deborah Brill -- Aging, homelessness, and the law / Carl I. Cohen, Jay Sokolovsky and Maureen Crane.
ISBN 1402001819 (alk. paper)
1402001835 (set)
OCLC # 48399115
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Contributors 
 Across the generations: Family care dynamics into the new millennium / G. Clare Wenger1
 Family caregiving: A problem of justice / Nancy S. Jecker19
 Family care for frail elders and norms of caregiver well-being at the turn of the twenty-first century / Anna L. Howe, Hilary Schofield29
 Care for elderly people in Sweden: Do cutbacks reflect changing principles or simply adjustment to economic pressure? / Mats Thorslund, Ake Bergmark, Marti G. Parker49
 Financing long-term care in the United States: Who should pay for Mom and Dad? / Richard L. Kaplan65
 The role of the government and the family in taking care of the frail elderly: A comparison of the United States and Japan / Fusako Seki83
 Appropriate housing for the elderly of the United States: An integral component of their health care / Lawrence A. Frolik107
 Nursing work, housekeeping issues, and the moral geography of home care / Joan Liaschenko123
 The dilemma of prolonged engagement: Building opportunities for reciprocity among ethnic female clients and workers in elder care services / Shari Brotman139
 Community mental health services for older adults in the United States / Cynthia Zubritsky165
 Dementia care ethics / Stephen G. Post177
 Decision-making in social and medical services for patients with dementia in Japan / Masahiko Saito191
 The abuse and neglect of the elderly / Robert M. Gordon, Deborah Brill203
 Aging, homelessness, and the law / Carl I. Cohen, Jay Sokolovsky, Maureen Crane219
 Index237


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