More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 12/1/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
The contributors represent diverse disciplines, however their messages create a coherent, integrated work of universal interest and application. I highly recommend the use of this text for allied health students who are studying geriatric rehabilitation and for clinicians who wish to renew their knowledge. Carole Knight, MEd, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy in Health Care Journal, Volume 16, Number 2/3 February 2003, review of the 2nd Edition. The ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! It describes the normal aging process, illustrates how health and social factors can impede an aging person abilities, and demonstrates how to develop mechanisms for maximizing the well-being of older adults.
Table of Contents
|Growing Old in Today's World||p. 3|
|Theories of Aging: A Multidisciplinary Review for Occupational and Physical Therapists||p. 28|
|Meaningful Occupation in Later Life||p. 45|
|Impact of Normal Aging, and Interruptions in Function||p. 63|
|Impact of Normal Aging||p. 65|
|Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Function||p. 65|
|Sensory Function||p. 101|
|Neuromusculoskeletal and Movement Function||p. 130|
|Mental Function||p. 177|
|Interruptions in Function||p. 193|
|Activities and Participation||p. 265|
|Work and Retirement||p. 311|
|Community Mobility||p. 332|
|Interactions and Relationships||p. 386|
|Sexuality in Late Adulthood||p. 409|
|Service Delivery||p. 427|
|Evaluation of Functional Performance||p. 429|
|Health Promotion and Wellness||p. 449|
|Community-based Services||p. 468|
|Home Health Care||p. 493|
|Long-Term Care||p. 544|
|Culture and Aging||p. 571|
|Products and Technology||p. 591|
|Elder Abuse||p. 609|
|The End of Life||p. 633|
|Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.|