Bridging the Family Care Gap

Bridging the Family Care Gap explores and identifies potential solutions to prepare communities for the future shortage of family caregivers. The book examines the sustainability and availability of various care management models and whether they can be scaled up to reach the sheer number of older adults with chronic conditions. It identifies newly emerging policy initiatives at local, state and federal levels, and appraises the policy recommendations from the National Academies of Science study on family caregiving for older adults in the US and its potential influence on policy. In addition, the book addresses novel topics such as the "aging in place" movement, the diversification of the long-term care workforce, and the evolution of age-friendly and dementia-friendly communities. Finally, it explores the incorporation of lay healthcare workers as guides, interpreters and advocates in healthcare systems to help family caregivers when they manage the care of relatives. Details threats to the sustainability of family caregiving, including sociodemographic, chronic disease and socioeconomic challenges Presents solutions to the caregiving gap in a systematic, synthesized manner Addresses the intersection of family caregiving and technology Discusses chronic disease management to offset and reduce the need for family caregiving Describes models of caregiver support in work settings Reimagines the delivery of long-term services and supports with novel initiatives

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  • Author : Joseph E. Gaugler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 0128138998
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Bridging the Family Care Gap

Bridging the Family Care Gap
  • Author : Joseph E. Gaugler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKBridging the Family Care Gap

Bridging the Family Care Gap explores and identifies potential solutions to prepare communities for the future shortage of family caregivers. The book examines the sustainability and availability of various care management models and whether they can be scaled up to reach the sheer number of older adults with chronic conditions. It identifies newly emerging policy initiatives at local, state and federal levels, and appraises the policy recommendations from the National Academies of Science study on family caregiving for older adults

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Bridging the Gap
  • Author : Calvin Cassady
  • Publisher : Inspiring Voices
  • Release : 12 February 2013
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What happens when you die? How does one transcend mankind to heavenly being, the known to the eternal mystery? One spring day in 1971, Calvin Cassady, a southwest Missouri teenager, was a victim in an unexplained automobile accident on a curvy Ozark mountain roadway. The impact caused the car that Calvin was a passenger in to burst into flames, plunging him into a clouded existence that included a walk through the valley of the shadow of death, leaving him on the

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Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Community-Based Drug Treatment
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 11 August 1998
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Today, most substance abuse treatment is administered by community-based organizations. If providers could readily incorporate the most recent advances in understanding the mechanisms of addiction and treatment, the treatment would be much more effective and efficient. The gap between research findings and everyday treatment practice represents an enormous missed opportunity at this exciting time in this field. Informed by real-life experiences in addiction treatment including workshops and site visits, Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research examines why research remains

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Bridging the Relationship Gap
  • Author : Sara E. Langworthy
  • Publisher : Redleaf Press
  • Release : 23 November 2015
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Relationships play an important role in human development, especially in the first years of life. Bridging the Relationship Gap provides caregivers tools and encouragement to be the strong, positive, and nurturing adult these children need in order to thrive. Learn more about the factors that contribute to the achievement and relationship gap, including ecological, biological, and cultural differences. Most importantly, find many tools and resources to help you more effectively deal with the tough situations and become each child's strongest

Child and Family Advocacy

Child and Family Advocacy
  • Author : Anne McDonald Culp
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 25 June 2013
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Current statistics on child abuse, neglect, poverty, and hunger shock the conscience—doubly so as societal structures set up to assist families are failing them. More than ever, the responsibility of the helping professions extends from aiding individuals and families to securing social justice for the larger community. With this duty in clear sight, the contributors to Child and Family Advocacy assert that advocacy is neither a dying art nor a lost cause but a vital platform for improving children's

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  • Author : Sally E. Findley,Sergio Matos
  • Publisher : OUP Us
  • Release : 25 June 2015
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Immigrants living in US cities face myriad obstacles to accessing quality health care. This inequitable access to care is compounded by the risk of chronic disease accompanying the stress, strain, and lifestyle changes that can come with life in a new country. Bridging the Gap details the role, lessons, and effectiveness of community health workers (CHWs) in bringing health care to underserved immigrant communities. Combining education, advocacy, and local cultural acumen, CHWs have proven successful in the United States and

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  • Author : R. Edward Freeman,Ellen R. Auster
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release : 17 August 2015
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Bridging the Values Gap Business has a values problem. It's not just spectacular public scandals like Enron (which, incidentally, had a great corporate values statement). Many companies fail to live up to the standards they set for themselves, alienating the public and leaving employees cynical and disengaged—resulting in lower productivity, less innovation, and sometimes outright corruption. The reason, argue top scholars and consultants Edward Freeman and Ellen Auster, is that all too often values are handed down from on

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children
  • Author : John M. Davis,Jessica Broitman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 04 May 2011
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Although it has yet to be recognized by the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), nonverbal learning disabilities (NVLD) in children are a growing concern. NVLD are receiving increased attention from researchers as well as from clinicians encountering these conditions in their young clients. At the same time, reliable information on effective interventions for NVLD has lagged behind this interest. Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice offers a well-rounded understanding of

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 December 2010
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To battle the obesity epidemic in America, health care professionals and policymakers need relevant, useful data on the effectiveness of obesity prevention policies and programs. Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention identifies a new approach to decision making and research on obesity prevention to use a systems perspective to gain a broader understanding of the context of obesity and the many factors that influence it.

Bridging the 'Know-Do' Gap

Bridging the 'Know-Do' Gap
  • Author : Gabriele Bammer,Annette Michaux,Ann Sanson
  • Publisher : ANU E Press
  • Release : 01 August 2010
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Today's children are tomorrow's citizens. Good health and well-being in the early years are the foundations for well-adjusted and productive adult lives and a thriving society. But children are being let down in Australia and elsewhere by the lack of knowledge transfer between the worlds of research, policy and practice. Improving such transfer is the job of knowledge brokers - the various ways they can operate are explored in this book through case examples and the lessons learned from experienced

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
  • Author : Mast, Benjamin T.,Yochim, Brian P.
  • Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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An essential guide to assessing and treating people with dementia syndromes. As the number of older adults with dementia continues to skyrocket, every health care professional needs accurate, up-to-date knowledge of these conditions, their prevention, and possible treatments. This compact, evidence-based book discusses essential aspects of the diagnosis, assessment, and interventions of Alzheimer’s disease and the syndromes of dementia and mild cognitive impairment. It reviews the diagnostic criteria from the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s Association, and the

The Blue Sweater

The Blue Sweater
  • Author : Jacqueline Novogratz
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Release : 16 February 2010
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A narrative account of the author's investigation into the world's economic gap describes her rediscovery of a blue sweater she had given away to Goodwill and found on a child in Rwanda, in a passionate call to action that relates her work as a venture capitalist on behalf of impoverished nations. Reprint.

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy
  • Author : Richard B. Freeman,Hal Salzman
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 20 April 2018
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Since the late 1950s, the engineering job market in the United States has been fraught with fears of a shortage of engineering skill and talent. U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy brings clarity to issues of supply and demand in this important market. Following a general overview of engineering-labor market trends, the volume examines the educational pathways of undergraduate engineers and their entry into the labor market, the impact of engineers working in firms on productivity and innovation, and

Bridging the Opportunity Gap

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  • Author : Dr Danielle Hyles-Rainford
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 February 2012
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Bridging the Opportunity Gap offers an empowerment tool that investigates and analyzes the experiences of school principals and the processes they underwent in their promotion from educator to principal. Author Dr. Danielle Hyles-Rainford interrogates the notion of career mobility in school systems. The purpose of this study is to explore actual career barriers that impede the mobility of aspiring educators, with a specific focus on race and gender, and also to give agency attributes and navigational tools to attain personal

Treatment of Eating Disorders

Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Author : Margo Maine,Beth Hartman McGilley,Douglas Bunnell
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 September 2010
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Eating disorders (EDs) affect at least 11 million people in the United States each year and spread across age, race, ethnicity and socio-economic class. While professional literature on the subject has grown a great deal in the past 30 years, it tends to be exclusively research-based and lacking expert clinical commentary on treatment. This volume focuses on just such commentary, with chapters authored by both expert clinicians and researchers. Core issues such as assessment and diagnosis, the correlation between EDs and weight