The 4th edition of the Handbook of Geriatric Care Management is out today. This has been over a year in the making and remains the only textbook and number one source for practitioners of aging life or geriatric care management.
New to this edition are two key chapters. Care Managers Working with the VA by Dr. Len Kaye, Professor, University of Maine School of Social Work and Director, University of Maine Center on Aging and 6 VA representatives including Glenn Osborne, Dr. App. Sc. (Gerontology) Managing Director, Elder Veterans Legal Aid Group, Nashville, TM. The chapter is a how-to chapter lighting the very difficult path to VA benefits that all veterans deserve.
Seven million Americans over the age of 65 suffer from depression. A new Chapter on this crippling condition is now in the Handbook written by Dr. Anne Katz Anne Katz, PhD, and LCSW,
University Southern California.
Most chapters have new authors, rooted in academia, teaching aging Life and care management all over the US. This includes a completely updated technology and aging in place chapter by Dr. David Lindeman of the Center for Aging and Technology at UC Berkeley, a national figure in gerotechnology and Julie Menack an expert in care management technology.
It will be out in Kindle in November.