Counseling older people : opportunities and challenges by Charlene M. Kampfe

By Charlene M. Kampfe

This e-book presents perception into the first concerns confronted through older adults;
the prone and merits to be had to them; and the data base and
skills essential to paintings successfully in a healing courting. Topics
covered comprise an outline of inhabitants demographics and
characteristics; counseling concerns and empowering older clients;
successful getting older; psychological healthiness and wellbeing; universal clinical conditions;
multiple losses and transitions; monetary issues; elder abuse; veterans
issues; sensory loss; altering family members dynamics; coping with Social Security
and Medicare; operating after retirement age; retirement transitions, losses,
and earnings; residential ideas; and dying and dying.
Empirically and anecdotally dependent interventions for paintings with
older clients
recommendations for advocating for older humans on a systemic level
person and staff workouts through the book
instruments and methods to be used in person counseling and in
community paintings to alter attitudes and practices
resource listings on a variety of subject matters

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Other issues may include allergic reactions to pets, being injured by the pet, or deciding to stay at home to be with the pet rather than engaging in outside social activities or making a much-needed move to assisted living. It is also important to consider the lifetime commitment that one gives to a pet. Pets can live from 5 to 20 years or more, which may have implications for pet care as the person ages or dies. Furthermore, the death of a pet may be a major loss for an older person (AARP, 2012a; J.

Myers & Harper, 2004; Shallcross, 2012c). Life review work/reminiscence can also be used to discuss the grief associated with various losses. , pets, homes, health, loved ones), Gibson (1992) found that participants perceived that they received support and strength for expressing their feelings. Some participants indicated that this was the first time they had been given the opportunity to discuss their feelings and losses and that they had gained a sense of self-esteem because their issues were affirmed to be important.

Pohanic, personal communication, August 19, 2013). Texts that focus on movement exploration are Materials of Dance: A Creative Art Activity (Mettler, 1989) and Creative Dance for Learning: The Kinesthetic Link (Brehm & McNett, 2008). Horticulture Therapy Horticulture therapy is considered to be a process through which gardening and the innate connection between nature and human beings can be used to conduct therapy and rehabilitation (S. Davis, 1998). Horticulture therapy can take many forms, for example, giving a person a plant to take care of, sponsoring accessible gardens in nursing homes or senior centers, visiting senior centers with plant projects, inviting seniors to public gardens to partake in gardening, visiting seniors’ homes to see their gardens, and sponsoring multigenerational projects.

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