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Picard, André

Summary: "It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 PIC

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Poo, Ai-jen.

Summary: By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today’s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component to restoring the American dream, and, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 POO

Kind, Viki.

Summary: This book offers tools and techniques to help caregivers make decisions involving the care and health of the person they care for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.8 Kind 2010

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford. You'll learn how to: explore your options for home care, assisted living, and nursing homes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.16 MAT

Petrovski, Sue Matthews.

Summary: "Sue Petrovski has always been capable, thoughtful, and productive. After retiring from a long and successful career in education, she published two books, ran an antiques business, and volunteered in her community. When her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and until her death eight years later, Petrovski served as her primary caregiver. She even cared for her husband when he also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Purdue University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 PET

Kidder, Tracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.26 KID

Susik, D. Helen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Source Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 SUS

Summary: A writer suffering from writer's block decides to open a day care for his father-in-law and a group of other seniors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 0000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gr

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 COM

Drago, Dorothy A.

Summary: "In Living Safely, Aging Well, nationally recognized safety expert Dorothy A. Drago spells out how to prevent unintentional injury while cooking, gardening, sleeping, driving--and just walking around the house."--www.Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.0438 DRA

Aronson, Louise

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "[P]hysician and [...] author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is a [...] look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 ARO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.6097 ARD

Summary: Collects five cinema-verité-style documentaries by Canadian director Allan King that provide intimate portraits of troubled youth, a married couple, terminally ill patients, and nursing home residents with dementia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ACT

Edwards, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.041 EDW

Summary: "Kids will strategize and play their way through science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges designed to change the way they think. Train your attention, memory, accuracy, and logic skills; Learn basic programming skills; Discover interesting facts about space; Practice Common Core math."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Graham, Genevieve

Summary: "Canada, 2018: At ninety-seven years old, Winnifred Ellis knows she doesn't have much time left. Soon she'll be gone, just like her husband, her daughter, and the many loved ones she's lost over the years, and the story of her shameful past will die with her. When her great grandson Jamie, the spitting image of her husband, asks about his family tree, Winnifred can't lie any longer, even if it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Loverde, Joy

Summary: Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age For those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not, growing old does not have to be an inevitable decline into helplessness. It is possible to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 LOV

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 LOV

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 MAT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haworth Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.5946 HOU

Thomas, William H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VanderWyk & Burnham 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 THO

Gold, Alison Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 306.734 GOL

Segal, Nancy L.

Summary: Presents research from case studies in which identical twins were mistakenly switched and separated at birth and raised by families other than their birth families, discussng the psychological consequences, moral issues, and legal ramifications of such events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.44 SEG

Summary: Like many economically developed countries the U. K. is home to a rapidly growing number of people over the age of 50. What are the social changes behind this trend, and what are its implications? The issues surrounding an aging population are examined in this program, using East Devon in the U. K. as a case study. The video addresses the strain on health care, special housing, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Manteufel, Jean Long

Summary: "When seniors are downsizing from the house they've been in for over 50 years, it can be overwhelming. They need help to deal with all the stuff - whether it is the stuff in their home, or the emotional stuff they are faced with. Boomer kids are looking for direction tooTransitions is a monthly column to guide seniors and their children through these changes. It is about the emotion and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grandma Fav Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 MAN

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