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The Resource Alone and invisible no more : how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives, Allan S. Teel

Alone and invisible no more : how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives, Allan S. Teel

Label
Alone and invisible no more : how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives
Title
Alone and invisible no more
Title remainder
how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives
Statement of responsibility
Allan S. Teel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Within the next two decades, tens of millions of Americans will reach the age where they will need either significant support to stay in their own homes or a cost-effective residential alternative. The current state of elder care in America is appalling, expensive, and unsustainable. It underserves the majority of elderly Americans and bankrupts all but the richest few while virtually ignoring this population's complex physical and mental needs. At a time when we should be celebrating the achievements and wisdom of the oldest citizens, we instead find ways to overmedicate and isolate them in dehumanizing nursing-home facilities. And space for more residents within this system is running out. There must be a better way! In Alone and Invisible No More, physician Dr. Allan S. Teel, MD, describes a philosophy and a course of action that have turned aging in place into a viable alternative for dozens of elderly residents in Damariscotta, Maine. Teel lays out a course of action to expand his approach to the millions of Americans approaching retirement age and how these techniques can be used to avert the financial and personal disaster approaching nationwide. He discusses the resources--both technological and professional--needed to guide this transition and the community support that will be critical to its success. Taking this "Maine Approach" to the rest of the country could create a climate where Americans welcome rather than fear the approach of their golden years"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teel, Allan S
Dewey number
362.1084/6
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA564.8
LC item number
.T44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 27 AM2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Geriatrics
  • Congregate housing
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Aged
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Community Health Services
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Models, Organizational
  • Quality of Life
  • Maine
Label
Alone and invisible no more : how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives, Allan S. Teel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
723035022
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 196 pages
Isbn
9781603583794
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011019492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)723035022
Label
Alone and invisible no more : how grassroots community action and 21st century technologies can empower elders to stay in their homes and lead healthier, happier lives, Allan S. Teel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
723035022
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 196 pages
Isbn
9781603583794
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011019492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)723035022

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