Elderescence

Author: Jane Thayer
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761831452
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Thirty-five million Americans are living beyond the age of sixty-five, a twenty-five year increase in life expectancy since 1900. This longevity, once the gift of a few, has become the destiny of many. This time of life is not just about retiring; in fact many who retire return happily to some type of employment. It is a new stage of life filled with its own unique challenges and opportunities. Co-authors Jane Thayer and Peggy Thayer, a mother-daughter team of psychologists, have named this stage of life, 'elderescence.'

Let Evening Come

Author: Mary Chase Morrison
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ISBN: 9781864486292
Size: 63.66 MB
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Neither memoir nor inspirational tract, this is a thoughtful consideration of the gains and losses of the ageing process.

The Courage To Grow Old

Author: Phillip L. Berman
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Representative, established, well-known, respected, and venerated persons, born from 1897 to 1923, tell what it is to grow old

Turmoil And Transition In Boston

Author: Lawrence S. DiCara
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0761861831
Size: 10.87 MB
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This book tells the personal and political story of Larry DiCara, the youngest person ever elected to the Boston City Council. In this memoir, he offers an insider’s perspective on the decade of turmoil of the 1970s surrounding the federal court order mandating busing to integrate Boston Public Schools.

The Hustler

Author: John Henry Mackay
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465321497
Size: 26.65 MB
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Being Single On Noah S Ark

Author: Leonard Cargan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742559592
Size: 15.89 MB
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Cargan provides a brief history of marriage and family life and the changes occuring in them between 1950 and 2005. This book further evaluates the stereotypes that are applied to singles, noting changes that have occured in these beliefs.

The Puppy Who Wanted A Boy

Author: Jane Thayer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006052698X
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Petey the puppy has one wish for Christmas: to have a boy of his very own. But boys are in short supply this year, and he can't seem to find one who is just right!

The Life Of An Activist

Author: Randy Jurado Ertll
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 076186136X
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The Life of an Activist is a non-fiction narrative that describes key steps on how to become and evolve into an effective activist and community leader. Ertll describes social movements and provides useful advice on how to successfully manage non-profits to accomplish positive social change that truly improves people’s lives.

The Nurse Practitioner In Long Term Care Guidelines For Clinical Practice

Author: Barbara White
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763767395
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An excellent resource for new or seasoned NPs and PAs! The Nurse Practitioner in Long-Term Care addresses the growing trend to utilize the nurse practitioner in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) to manage patients in long-term care and serves as a practical resource for managing those conditions commonly encountered in the geriatric patient. It includes an introduction to nursing homes, medication management, practical health promotion/disease prevention, and management of common clinical conditions specific to the skilled and long term care nursing home settings. It will also address important topics such as elder abuse, legal issues, reimbursement, and regulatory issues. Subjects covered are pertinent to everyday practice and this text is useful in graduate programs for nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists as well as for physician’s assistant (PA) students.