Care Management Journals

Care Management Journals is a medical journal focusing on Care Management

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, 2008

Confident Living Program for Senior Adults Experiencing Vision and Hearing Loss
Many people experience both vision and hearing losses as they age. The Confident Living Program was developed by Helen Keller National Center to address the unique psychosocial and educational needs of older adults living with dual-sensory impairments.Keywords:...
Designing a Better Day-Guidelines for Adult and Dementia Day Services Centers
DESIGNING A BETTER DAY-GUIDELINES FOR ADULT AND DEMENTIA DAY SERVICES CENTERS Keith Diaz Moore, PhD, Lyn Dally Geboy, PhD, and Gerald D. Weisman, PhD Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006, 201 pp., $40.00 (softcover).This book aims to provide...
Effect of Alzheimer's Training on Multicultural Personal Care Aides
This article reports on the first 2 years of an ongoing project that examined the efficacy of a 10-hour dementia training provided to entry-level personal care aide (PCA) trainees from the Hispanic, White, African American, and Asian communities in New...
Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees
HANDBOOK FOR HEALTH CARE ETHICS COMMITTEES Linda Farber Post, Jeffrey Blustein, and Nancy Neveloff Dubler Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006, 327 pp., $29.95 (softcover).Scenarios created by the delivery of modern medical care increasingly...
Improving Aging and Public Health Research: Qualitative and Mixed Methods
IMPROVING AGING AND PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH: QUALITATIVE AND MIXED METHODS Edited by Leslie Curry, Renee Shield, and Terrie Wetle Washington, DC: American Public Health Association and the Gerontological Society of America, 2006, 202 pp., $29.95 (softcover).One...
Infinite Possibility: Clowning with Elderly People
Over the past 30 years, there has been a plentitude of research into the health benefits of humor and laughter for healthy, sick, or depressed adults and children as well as for senior citizens. Medical research supports our human instinct that people...
Medical Care for the Homeless Elderly
This is a case study of two elderly, frail women in New York City who were recently rendered homeless. One woman had a massive tumor on her occipital scalp; the other was in renal failure. The obstacles and complexities of providing care to those with...
Medicare Part D: Legal Analysis
On January 1, 2006, some 6.4 million of the poorest, oldest, and frailest Americans lost their Medicaid drug coverage. They were promised and were given a legal entitlement to new Medicare drug coverage to start on January 1. These men and women were...
Taxes Well Paid
The Internal Revenue Service has been cited as indicating that average Americans work about 3 months of each year to earn enough money to pay their income taxes. Most of us also spend considerable time searching for allowable deductions to make the tax...
The Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain and Suffering
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO RELIEVING CANCER PAIN AND SUFFERING Richard B. Patt, MD, and Susan S. Lang New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 464 pp., $18.95 (softcover).Viewed through the prism of one whose practice years in Medical Oncology (Cancer Medicine)...
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