The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

Editor/Author Capezuti, Elizabeth
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-82-614052-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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Responding to the needs of providers, directcare workers, family, and other caregivers, the diverse array of entries included in this encyclopedia recognize and address the complex medical, social, and psychological problems associated with geriatric care.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • A
  • Access to Care Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Access to Hospice Care Dorothy Wholihan
  • Active Life Expectancy Dominica Potenza
  • Activities of Daily Living Sylvester Carter
  • Adult Day Services Matthias J. Naleppa
  • Adult Foster Care Homes Ihab Girgis
  • Adult Protective Services Geoffrey Rogers
  • Advance Directives Marshall B. Kapp
  • Advanced Practice Nursing Marcella Pomeranz Mary T. Hickey
  • Affordable Health Care for the Elderly April Bigelow
  • African Americans and Health Care Disparities Theresa L. Lundy
  • Ageism Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Aging Agencies: City and County Level William T. Lawson III
  • Aging Agencies: Federal Level William T. Lawson III
  • Aging Agencies: State Level William T. Lawson III
  • Aging Prisoners Lorry Schoenly
  • Alzheimer's Association Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • American Federation for Aging Research Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • American Geriatrics Society Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • American Health Care Association Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • American Indian Elders Margaret Salisu
  • American Nurses Association Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • American Society on Aging Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Americans With Disabilities Act Alfred G. Feliu
  • Anemia Saima Ajmal Renita Ho
  • Animal-Assisted Health Care Mary Shelkey
  • Anxiety Disorders, Traumatic and Stressor-Related Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Late Life Paula Lueras Timothy Howell
  • Aortic Stenosis Jayant Khitha Tanvir K. Bajwa
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Elders Donna L. Yee
  • Assessing Needs of Family Caregivers Carol Podgorski Ann Cornell
  • Assisted Living Susan M. Renz Emily C. Stout
  • Assistive Devices Soryal A. Soryal Michael L. Malone
  • Assistive Technology Sharon Stahl Wexler Marie-Claire Rosenberg Roberts
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Autonomy Lara Wahlberg
  • B
  • Balance Stefanie DiCarrado
  • Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Satya Gutta Paula Lueras Timothy Howell
  • Behavioral Expressions of Distress in People With Neurocognitive Disorders Steven L. Baumann
  • Bereavement Carole Ann Drick
  • Bipolar Disorder in Later Life Barbara L. Fischer Timothy Howell
  • C
  • Cancer Treatment Yael Mauer Michael L. Malone Karen Padua
  • Care Management Robert Applebaum Anthony R. Bardo
  • Caregiver Burden Daniel S. Gardner
  • Caregiver Burnout Vidette Todaro-Franceschi
  • Caregiver Support Groups Daniel S. Gardner
  • Caregiving Relationships Sarah E. Givens Carol M. Musil Camille B. Warner Evanne Juratovac
  • Cataracts and Glaucoma Angela Beckert
  • Centenarians Dominica Potenza
  • Challenges of Hospital Care: Preventable Hospitalization, Complex Care Transitions, and Rehospitalization Ella H. Bowman Marianthe D. Grammas
  • Chronic Illness Dominica Potenza
  • Clinical Pathways Christine Cutugno
  • Cognitive Changes in Aging Satya Gutta Timothy Howell
  • Cognitive Instruments Steven L. Baumann
  • Community Assessment Jené M. Hurlbut
  • Competency and Capacity Michael Schwartz
  • Constipation in the Elderly Kanwardeep Singh
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities Robyn Stone
  • Contractures Laura M. Wagner Michele Diaz Carolyn K. Clevenger
  • Coping With Chronic Illness April Bigelow
  • Creativity Lara Wahlberg Irene Rosner David
  • Crime Victimization David Burnes Ronet Bachman Mark Lachs
  • Cultural Assessment Jené M. Hurlbut
  • Culture Change Sarah Greene Burger Barbara Frank
  • Cultural Competence and Aging Colette V. Browne
  • D
  • Daytime Sleepiness Nancy S. Redeker
  • Death and Dying Janet M. Bairardi Peter C. Wolf
  • Dehydration Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili
  • Dementia: Special Care Units Karis Pressler Kathleen Abrahamson Heather Davila
  • Demography of Aging Leroy O. Stone
  • Dentures Ronald L. Ettinger
  • Depression in Dementia John A. Toner
  • Depression Measurement Instruments Anita Steliga
  • Diabetes: Management Lauretta Quinn
  • Diabetes: Overview Lauretta Quinn
  • Discharge Planning Fidelindo Lim Richard Hsu
  • Dizziness Chin Hwa (Gina) Dahlem Chin Suk Yi
  • Driving Michelle Pardee
  • Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Joan Kreiger Christine G. Fitzgerald Christine E. Niekrash
  • E
  • Elder Mistreatment: Overview Billy A. Caceres Terry T. Fulmer
  • Elder Neglect Terry T. Fulmer
  • Elderspeak Angel L. Venegas
  • Emergency Department Care Theresa M. Campo
  • Employment Sara E. Rix
  • Environmental Modifications: Home Rosemary Bakker
  • Environmental Modifications: Shared Residential Settings Margaret P. Calkins
  • Ergonomics Sylvester Carter
  • Ethics Consultation Lara Wahlberg Anne Steinfeld Rugova
  • Euthanasia Nancy S. Jecker
  • Evidence-Based Health Care Mary M. Brennan
  • Exercise Karen Padua
  • Eye Care Providers Angela Beckert Duthie Edmund
  • F
  • Falls Prevention Soryal A. Soryal Laila M. Hasan
  • Family Care for Elders With Dementia Mary Guerriero Austrom Yvonne Lu Daniel R. Bateman Hugh C. Hendrie
  • Family Care for Frail Elders Daniel S. Gardner
  • Feeding: Non-Oral Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili
  • Financial Abuse Angela Ghesquiere
  • Foot Problems Arthur E. Helfand Jeffrey M. Robbins
  • Future of Care Peter J. Whitehouse
  • G
  • Gait Assessment Instruments Laura Isham Herbert Karpatkin
  • Gait Disturbances Herbert Karpatkin
  • Gastrointestinal Bleed Jonathan Fahler Aboud Affi
  • Geriatric Consultation Jonny A. Macias Tejada Soryal A. Soryal Michael L. Malone
  • Geriatric Dentistry: Clinical Aspects Ronald L. Ettinger
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management Units Robert M. Palmer
  • Geriatric Resource Nurse Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Geriatrician Ariba Khan
  • Gerontological Social Workers Christina Matz-Costa James Lubben
  • Gerontological Society of America Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Geropsychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Steven L. Baumann
  • Grandparents as Family Caregivers Melinda Perez-Porter Rolanda Pyle
  • Green House Project Marla DeVries
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Kevin E. Hansen
  • H
  • Headache Cary Buckner
  • Health Promotion Screening Hong-Phuc T. Tran Susan D. Leonard Arun S. Karlamangla
  • Hearing Aids Donald A. Vogel
  • Hearing Impairment Marc B. Kramer
  • Hispanic and Latino Elders Daniel S. Gardner
  • HIV, Aids, and Aging Larry Z. Slater
  • Home Health Care Karen S. Martin
  • Homeless Elders Laura E. Gultekin Barbara L. Brush
  • Hospice Lara Wahlberg
  • Hospital-Based Services Marissa Galicia-Castillo
  • Hospital Elder Life Program Tammy T. Hshieh Sarah L. Dowal Jaclyn R. Freshman Sharon K. Inouye
  • I
  • Iatrogenesis Robert M. Palmer
  • Immigrant Elders Nicholas G. Procter Amy E. Z. Baker
  • Immunization Saffia Bajwa Michael L. Malone
  • Information Technology Sharon Stahl Wexler Marie-Claire Rosenberg Roberts
  • Injury and Trauma Christine Cutugno Melvin E. Stone
  • Institutional Mistreatment: Abuse and Neglect Marie Boltz David R. Hoffman
  • Institutionalization Michele G. Greene Ronald D. Adelman Mara A.G. Hollander
  • Interdisciplinary Teams Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Intergenerational Programs Daniel S. Gardner Rebekah Glushefski
  • International Psychogeriatric Association Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Interviewing Michele G. Greene Ronald D. Adelman Mara A. G. Hollander
  • J
  • Joint Replacement Laila M. Hasan Saima T. Akbar Michael L. Malone
  • L
  • LeadingAge Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Leisure Programs Chungsup Lee Jinmoo Heo
  • Life Events Linda K. George
  • Life Review Juliette Shellman
  • Long-Term Care Policy Meredith Doherty
  • M
  • Meals on Wheels Caitlin McAfee
  • Measurement Peri Rosenfeld
  • Measuring Physical Function Sandy B. Ganz
  • Medicaid Karen Davis
  • Medicare Amber Willink
  • Medicare Managed Care Thomas Bane
  • Medicare Part D Benefit Thomas Bane
  • Medication Adherence Todd Ruppar Sabina M. De Geest Sandra Schönfeld
  • Mental Capacity Assessment R. Bennett Blum Jill Spice
  • Mental Health Services Anissa T. Rogers Ashley B. Kinnaman
  • Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Michelle Kaplan Janella Hong Gary J. Kennedy
  • Money Management Janet M. Bairardi
  • N
  • National Asian Pacific Center on Aging Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Council on Aging Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Gerontological Nursing Association Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Indian Council on Aging Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Institute on Aging Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Margaret Salisu
  • Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs) Donna E. McCabe
  • Neuropsychological Assessment Kathryn A. Stokes Angela K. Troyer
  • Neuropsychology Lisa Ravdin Rosenberg
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Uchechukwu Nnamdi Anneline Kingsley Gary J. Kennedy
  • Nurses Improving Care of Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Nursing Home Managed Care Elizabeth M. Miller
  • Nursing Home Reform Act Marshall B. Kapp
  • Nursing Homes Susan M. Renz Emily C. Stout
  • Nutritionists Patricia Booth Marian C. Devereaux
  • O
  • Obesity April Bigelow
  • Occupational Therapists Carol Getz Rice Noralyn Davel Pickens
  • Occupational Therapy Assessment and Evaluation Tracy L. Chippendale
  • Older Americans Act Jeanette C. Takamura
  • Oral Health Assessment Tara Sharpp Jeanie Kayser-Jones
  • Osteoarthritis Jonathan T. L. Cheah Susan M. Goodman
  • Osteoporosis Linda A. Russell
  • P
  • Pain Assessment Instruments Ann L. Horgas Toni L. Glover
  • Pain: Acute Lara Wahlberg
  • Pain: Chronic/Persistent Lara Wahlberg
  • Palliative Care Dorothy Wholihan
  • Palliative Handfeeding in Dementia Melissa Batchelor-Murphy
  • Parkinsonism Harini Sarva Claire Henchcliffe
  • Participant-Directed Care Lori Simon-Rusinowitz Ronke E. Adawale Raphael Gaeta
  • Patient–Provider Relationships Lara Wahlberg Nicholas Sollom
  • Patient Safety Mimi Lim
  • Pensions and Financing Retirement Keith A. Bender
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Chin Hwa (Gina) Dahlem Chin Suk Yi1
  • Personality Disorders in the Elderly Steven L. Baumann
  • Pet Ownership Among Older Adults Mary Shelkey
  • Pharmacists Judith L. Beizer
  • Physical and Mental Health Needs of Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Adults Fidelindo Lim Caroline Dorsen
  • Physical Therapists Sandy B. Ganz
  • Physical Therapy Services Sandy B. Ganz
  • Physician Aid in Dying, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Euthanasia Melissa Kurtz Tia Powell
  • Pioneer Network Lynda Crandall Ruta Kadonoff
  • Podiatric Medicine Arthur E. Helfand Jeffrey M. Robbins
  • Polypharmacy Jonny A. Macias Tejada Laila M. Hasan
  • Polypharmacy: Drug–Drug Interactions Barrie L. Raik
  • Post-Acute Care Marie Boltz
  • Poverty Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment Carol L. B. Ott Elizabeth A. Ayello
  • Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Carol L. B. Ott Elizabeth A. Ayello
  • Primary Palliative Care Robert Smeltz
  • Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (Pace) Shawn M. Bloom Asmaa Albaroudi
  • Psychological/Mental Status Assessment Steven L. Baumann
  • Psychology Kenneth Schwartz William Shapiro
  • Psychosis in Late Life Paula Lueras Timothy Howell
  • Psychotropic Medication Use in Long-Term Care Satya Gutta Timothy Howell
  • R
  • Rehabilitation Sylvester Carter
  • Relocation Stress Rebecca A. Johnson
  • Respite Care Janet M. Bairardi
  • Restraints Michel H. C. Bleijlevens Laura M. Wagner
  • Retirement Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Joshua F. Baker Edna P. Schwab
  • Risk Assessment and Identification in Older Adults Debra Saliba Susan D. Leonard
  • Rural Elderly Daniel D. Cline
  • S
  • Self-Rated Health Ellen Idler
  • Senior Centers Ihab Girgis
  • Senior Hunger Enid A. Borden Margaret B. Ingraham
  • Senior Service Line Marsha Vollbrecht
  • Sexual Health Steven L. Baumann
  • Signage Tim J. Wilkinson
  • Skin Issues: Bruises and Discoloration Barbara J. Edlund Kathy VanRavenstein
  • Skin Tears Elizabeth A. Ayello Carol L. B. Ott
  • Sleep Disorders Nancy S. Redeker
  • Social Isolation Nicholas R. Nicholson Jr. Stephanie A. Jacobson
  • Social Security William T. Lawson III
  • Social Supports: Formal and Informal David E. Biegel Ching-Wen Chang
  • South Asian Elders Margaret Salisu
  • Speech and Language Problems Nancy Eng Christina Oros
  • Spirituality Barbara L. Brush Laura E. Gultekin
  • Staff Development Maria L. Vezina
  • Substitute Decision Making Marshall B. Kapp
  • Suicide in Late Life Timothy Howell
  • Sundowning Steven L. Baumann
  • Support Groups Valerie T. Cotter
  • Surgery in the Elderly Amy L. Lightner Marcia M. Russell
  • Swallowing Disorders and Aspiration Eddy Dejaeger Ann Goeleven
  • T
  • Tax Policy Richard L. Kaplan
  • Technology Margaret P. Calkins
  • Telehealth Jill Nocella
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and Recreation(al) Therapists Ellen Broach
  • Thyroid Disease in the Elderly Vidita Divan Ariba Khan Saima T. Akbar
  • Transitional Care Fidelindo Lim Brian Marquez
  • Transportation Angela Ghesquiere Ariunsanaa Bagaajav
  • Treatments for Cognitive Impairment in Dementia Timothy Howell
  • U
  • Undue Influence Assessment in Elder Care R. Bennett Blum Esperanza L. Gómez-Durán
  • Urinary Incontinence Mary C. Ballin
  • V
  • Validation Therapy Suzanna Waters Castillo Timothy Howell
  • Vascular and Lewy Body Dementias Mirnova Ceïde Gary J. Kennedy
  • Veterans and Veteran Health Lynda Olender Kathleen M. Capitulo
  • Volunteerism Gerald L. Euster
  • W
  • Wandering and Elopement Steven L. Baumann
  • X
  • Xerostomia Margaret M. Grisius