Old and Homeless -- Double-Jeopardy: An Overview of Current Practice and Policies by Larry Mullins, Thomas A. Rich, Diane W. Rich |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Old and Homeless -- Double-Jeopardy: An Overview of Current Practice and Policies

Old and Homeless -- Double-Jeopardy: An Overview of Current Practice and Policies

by Larry Mullins, Thomas A. Rich, Diane W. Rich
     
 

The growing number of homeless people over age 50 has reached epidemic proportions. It is important to recognize that this group has special needs and demands from health factors to safety. This book is a resource for professionals training and working with this homeless contingent.

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The growing number of homeless people over age 50 has reached epidemic proportions. It is important to recognize that this group has special needs and demands from health factors to safety. This book is a resource for professionals training and working with this homeless contingent.

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Fourteen essays provide a comprehensive overview of issues specific to the older, homeless population. Topics include labels and social context; mental health; substance abuse; physical health; psychotropic medications; outreach and empowerment; housing policy; and community resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865692466
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

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Meet the Author

DIANE WIATT RICH is assistant chair and director of Education and Training in the Department of Aging and Mental Health at the Florida Mental Health Institute of the University of South Florida.

THOMAS A. RICH is Professor of Sociology and Gerontology and director of the Gerontology program at the West Georgia College.

LARRY C. MULLINS is Professor and head of the Department of Sociology at Auburn University at Montgomery.

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