Section One: Concepts of Aging 1. Aging Trends and Concepts 2. Social and Biological Theories of Aging 3. Aging Process 4. Psychological Aspects of Aging 5. Aging Well: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 6. The Regulation of Public Policy for Elders Section Two: Occupational Therapy Intervention with Elders 7. Application of Occupational Therapy Practice Models 8. Opportunities for Best Practice in Various Settings 9. Cultural Diversity of the Aging Population 10. Ethical Aspects in the Work with Elders 11. Working with Families and Caregivers of Elders 12. Addressing Sexuality of Elders 13. Use of Medications by Elders 14. Considerations of Mobility Part A: Restraint Reduction Part B: Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Part C: Fall Prevention Part D: Community Mobility 15. Working with Elders Who Have Vision Impairments 16. Working with Elders Who Have Hearing Impairments 17. Strategies to Maintain Continence in Elders 18. Dysphagia 19. Working with Elders Who Have Had Cerebrovascular Accidents 20. Working with Elders Who Have Dementia and AlzheimerOs Disease 21. Working with Elders Who Have Psychiatric Conditions 22. Working with Elders Who Have Orthopedic Conditions 23. Working with Elders Who Have Cardiovascular Conditions 24. Working with Elders Who Have Pulmonary Conditions 25. Working with Elders Who Have Oncological Conditions Glossary
"Students, occupational therapists and medical and social teams in their work around the inter elderly will find in this book, effective practices and fundamental."