Assisted Living: Sobering Realities (Hardback)Benyamin Schwarz (author)
Hardback 148 Pages / Published: 18/12/2001
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Learn how to make elder housing more homelike!Taking an incisive look at assisted living for the elderly, Assisted Living: Sobering Realities is an important book for the professionals who work with aging Americans and their families. This vital book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the world of assisted living for older Americans. With unique insight and a keen clinical perspective, Assisted Living examines a variety of topics: the dilemma of aging in place, the realities of end-of-life care, and the ins and outs of residential care supply. Easy-to-read graphs and charts make the data user-friendly.This book delivers current information on: the housing needs of elderly renters, with case studies of 109 residents in two facilities the need for improved housing and services for low-income elderly, providing an overview of how successful facilities take a comprehensive approach in linking low-income elders with community-based services the advantages and disadvantages of residential care facilities research about aging in place from providers and residents' perspectives the unmet needs of the elderly who qualify for housing assistance how visitation patterns affect the overall satisfaction and quality of life of assisted living residents
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 222 x 152 mm
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