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Aging Families and Caregiving / Edition 1

Aging Families and Caregiving / Edition 1

by Sara Honn Qualls
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ISBN-13: 2900470008552
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/27/2009
Series: Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface ix

1 Who Are the Aging Families? Rosemary Blieszner 1

2 Functions Families Serve in Old Age Karen L. Fingerman Laura M. Miller Amber J. Seidel 19

3 The Cultural Context of Clinical Work with Aging Caregivers Martha Crowther Audrey Austin 45

4 All in the Family: Providing Care to Chronically Ill and Disabled Older Adults Mary Ann Parris Stephens Melissa M. Franks 61

5 Impact of Dementia Caregiving: Risks, Strains, and Growth Weiling Liu Dolores Gallagher-Thompson 85

6 Assessment and Intervention with Family Caregivers Judy Zarit 113

7 Empirically Supported Treatment for Family Caregivers Steven H. Zarit, PhD 131

8 Caregiver Family Therapy for Conflicted Families Sara Honn Qualls Tara L. Noecker 155

9 Integrating Families into Long-Term-Care Psychology Services: Orchestrating Cacophonies and Symphonies Margaret P. Norris 189

10 Family Caregiving and U.S. Federal Policy Diane L. Elmore Ronda C. Talley 209

11 Family Care Planning Services Patti Auxier 233

12 Caregiver Services: Resources, Trends, and Best Practices Nancy Giunta Andrew Scharlach 241

13 A Platform for Intervention and Research on Family Communication in Elder Care Michael Williams Clayton Lewis 269

14 Personal Health Records for Older Adults with Chronic Conditions and Their Informal Caregivers Elaine A. Blechman 287

Epilogue Future Directions in Family Caregiving: Clinical, Policy, and Research Initiatives Steven H. Zarit 311

Author Index 319

Subject Index 329

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