Download Die Nutzlosigkeit des Alters (?): Berichte über die Lage des by Melanie Weyer PDF

By Melanie Weyer

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Soziologie - adjust, observe: 1,3, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Der US-Amerikanische Soziologe Richard Sennett (*1943) befasst sich in seinem Buch „Die Kultur des neuen Kapitalismus“ mit den Veränderungen der Institutionen in der New economic system. Er erkennt in der Gesellschaft ein Gespenst der Nutzlosigkeit.
Die vorliegende Arbeit wird die Kultur des neuen Kapitalismus und die Veränderungen in der New economic climate einleitend beschreiben.
Im Vordergrund der Arbeit soll die Nutzlosigkeit des Alters stehen, die als eine Dimen-sion des Gespenstes der Nutzlosigkeit betrachtet wird. Es werden Fragen aufgegriffen wie: Bedeutet in der heutigen Gesellschaft alt sein tatsächlich nutzlos sein? Und kann guy auf die Kraft des Alters trotz des demographischen Wandels der Gesellschaft zu einer immer älteren wirklich verzichten?
Dazu werde ich zunächst versuchen, adjust zu definieren.
Im weiterem soll anhand von Erhebungen und Berichten zur Lage des Alters in Deutschland Sennetts Theorie der Nutzlosigkeit untersucht werden. Hierbei wird der Schwerpunkt vor allem auf der Erwerbstätigkeit im modify liegen. Anhand des Fünften Altenberichts, des Deutschen Alterssurvey und des stories Altersdaten soll die Situati-on des Alters in der Erwerbsarbeit und der Übergang in den Ruhestand gezeigt werden.
Als letzten Punkt dieser Arbeit sollen Sennetts Lösungsvorschläge für die Probleme des neuen Kapitalismus betrachtet werden. Hier wird der Schwerpunkt vor allem auf der Idee des ehramtlichen Engagements liegen. Dieser soll - wie schon die Lage des Alters in der Erwerbsarbeit - anhand des Fünften Altenberichts und des Deutschen Alterssurvey geschehen. Es soll untersucht werden, inwieweit und in welchen Bereichen sich ältere Menschen im Ehrenamt engagieren.


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Download Generationen in Familie und Gesellschaft im demographischen by Susanne Zank,Astrid Hedtke-Becker PDF

By Susanne Zank,Astrid Hedtke-Becker

Die demographische Veränderung stellt eine große Herausforderung für alle europäischen Länder dar, da sie weitreichende Konsequenzen für die alten Menschen, ihre Familien und die gesellschaftlichen Institutionen hat. In diesem Buch werden erstmals die Ergebnisse acht großer europäischer Vergleichsstudien zum demographischen Wandel vorgestellt. Neben den Voraussetzungen für das Wohlbefinden im regulate bildet die familiäre und institutionelle Pflege den Schwerpunkt der Forschungsarbeiten.

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Download Ein altersgerechtes Zuhause: Wandel in der Altenpflege als by Rosemarie Schließmann PDF

By Rosemarie Schließmann

Der demographische Wandel stellt die Frage nach der Versorgung adjust Menschen, die nicht von ihren Angehörigen umsorgt werden können. Wie beeinflussen sich die wirtschaftlichen, politischen und institutionellen Akteure gegenseitig? Wie lassen sich ihre teils unterschiedlichen Perspektiven zum Wohl älterer Menschen integrieren? Die Studie geht den geschichtlichen Entwicklungen der Pflege von 1870–2012 nach und konkretisiert mithilfe von Interviews am Beispiel des Frankfurter Diakonissenhauses. Konzepte, die zu sektorenübergreifender Zusammenarbeit anregen, soziale und technische Innovationen, ein Blick in andere Länder und Aspekte diakonischer Bildung beschreiben weitere Entwicklungen, die zu einer »alters- und pflegefreundlichen Kultur« beitragen können.

[An age established domestic. alterations in geriatric care as a problem saw by way of the Deaconesses domestic in Frankfurt, Germany]
The demographic swap brings with it the query as to the right way to supply for older humans, who're unable to be taken care of via their households. How do the comparatively cheap, political and institutional antagonists impact one another? How do their very assorted views of the desires interact and the way can they be built-in for the health of the elderly?
The learn indicates the ancient improvement of care as from 1870-2012 and comprises specific info and interviews of the recommendations of the Deaconesses domestic in Frankfurt. ideas, which inspire an interdepartmental cooperation, social and technical techniques and a view of alternative international locations and their points of social welfare. All in most of these describe advancements which could bring about a tradition, that is kinder and extra thoughtful for the aged wanting care.

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Download Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice: 13 by Sara Carmel PDF

By Sara Carmel

In the 20 th century, all constructed countries started to endure exceptional demographic adjustments, as their beginning charges declined, and lifestyles expectations elevated considerably --an standard of thirty years in lower than a century. those advancements have triggered significant ameliorations within the composition of populations in those international locations, in particular when it comes to the proportions of many of the age teams. whereas the age teams of kids and youngsters have diminished, these of aged folks elderly sixty five and over, have increased.

Consistent with the location in different constructed international locations, absolutely the quantity and percent of aged folks within the Israeli inhabitants is expanding, whereas the proportion of more youthful individuals is reducing. Israel, although, differs from different built nations within the velocity of this demographic swap, the composition of its inhabitants, and the methods it may possibly handle wishes concerning getting older. The demographic figures in Israel point out that not just is the percentage of aged individuals within the overall inhabitants starting to be, yet that the outdated inhabitants itself is quickly getting older as well.

This quantity exemplifies how social technology examine can advertise wisdom approximately and figuring out of wishes and possibilities for version, and help in comparing the results of rules and prone at the own, group and nationwide degrees, in addition to recommend required alterations. the range of themes coated during this quantity on age-related examine, guidelines and perform displays a variety of examine by means of Israeli students on social points of getting older. Their study bargains a glimpse into the data base that has been equipped through the years at the getting older approach in Israel, the inhabitants of aged humans, and the nationwide guidelines and community of companies for the elderly. different built international locations with getting older populations have a lot to profit from the Israeli experience.

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Download How to Make Your Care Home Fun: Simple Activities for People by Kenneth Agar PDF

By Kenneth Agar

As we get older, our must be engaged in fascinating actions doesn't cut back and is essential to our caliber of existence. tips to Make Your Care domestic enjoyable examines the necessity for actions for aged humans in care and gives a realistic programme of enjoyable actions that may be utilized in nursing and home houses, day centres, rehabilitation centres and hospices.

As good as suggesting a programme of actions for older humans in care houses together with arts and crafts, role-playing, gardening and cooking, it additionally takes the stance that 'activity nursing' could be vital to all own care plans and never easily considered as an upload directly to remedy. the writer additionally examines how care houses are run and controlled within the mild of modern laws and considers the providers supplied by way of care houses and components of capability deficiency. The e-book deals a big variety of actions that may be used with humans of all skills and feature vastly enhanced caliber of lifestyles for aged humans in care.

Highlighting the price of nursing that caters for an individual's actual, psychological and emotional wishes, this e-book is a perfect source for care domestic execs and somebody who's chargeable for the overall healthiness of aged humans in care.

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Download Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: by Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres PDF

By Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres

Most complex democracies are at the moment experiencing sped up inhabitants growing older, which essentially adjustments not only their demographic composition; it may even be anticipated to have far-reaching political and coverage consequences.

This quantity brings jointly a professional set of students from Europe and North the US to enquire generational politics and public guidelines inside an procedure explicitly targeting comparative political technological know-how. This theoretically unified textual content examines altering electoral coverage calls for as a result of demographic getting old, and contours research of united states, united kingdom, Japan, Germany, Italy and all significant ecu countries.

As the 1st sustained political technological know-how research of inhabitants getting old, this monograph examines either side of the controversy. It examines the activities of the kingdom opposed to the pursuits of a turning out to be aged vote casting bloc to defend economic viability, and appears at highly-topical responses reminiscent of pension cuts and lengthening retirement age. It additionally examines the increase of ‘grey parties’, and asks what, if something, makes such pensioner events persist through the years, within the first ever research of the emergence of pensioner events in Europe.

Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies might be of curiosity to scholars and students of ecu politics, and to these learning electoral and social coverage reform.


Official booklet date 1st January 2012.

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Download The Big Move: Life Between the Turning Points by Ruth Ray Karpen,Helen Q. Kivnick,Anne M. PDF

By Ruth Ray Karpen,Helen Q. Kivnick,Anne M. Wyatt-Brown,Margaret M. Gullette

When her husband’s unwell overall healthiness forces them to maneuver into an assisted residing facility, Anne M. Wyatt-Brown unexpectedly unearths herself surrounded through aged citizens. during this vigorous and provocative assortment, different exotic gerontologists give some thought to Anne’s relocating account of her transition to joining a colourful and sociable neighborhood that gives care-giving help, whereas encouraging her to pursue her personal pursuits, together with workout, reviewing articles for scholarly journals, serving on committees, and making a song. via redefining notions of care and neighborhood, undoing the stigmas of getting older, and valuing the mental components concerned about accepting advice, this quantity presents a daring new framework for puzzling over getting older, carrying on with care, making the large circulate to a retirement group, and residing with energy within the new environment.

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Download Understanding Care Homes: A Research and Development by Katherine Dr. Froggatt,Sue Davies,Julienne Meyer,Angela PDF

By Katherine Dr. Froggatt,Sue Davies,Julienne Meyer,Angela Cotter,Bren Torry

enhancing the standard of lifestyles for older adults dwelling in long-term care settings is regarded as an more and more very important issue.

Understanding Care houses attracts jointly a variety of examine and improvement tasks that emphasise the significance of partnership operating, and of permitting older humans and their households to take care of the best quality of existence. The e-book is split into 3 sections, every one investigating how study and improvement should be undertaken to supply greater take care of the person resident and their kin, to reinforce care on the organisational point and to boost the care home's relationships in the wider neighborhood. by way of addressing the troubles of citizens and their households in addition to these of carers and residential managers, this ebook identifies how the new release of latest wisdom via study can lead to actual adjustments in care provision.

This number of papers should be a useful source for college students, care employees, care domestic managers, inspectors, academics and coverage makers.

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Download Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education (Journal of by Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry PDF

By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

s your gerontological social paintings application as comprehensive—and to boot attended—as it may be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling may help you increase classes that successfully organize social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It sincerely offers the explanation for geriatric/gerontological guidance and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With interesting case experiences, specific curricula, and a evaluate of the talents and data capabilities important for potent geriatric social paintings perform, this publication additionally describes various classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and supplying sensible feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This ebook is mainly priceless since it not just examines the problems surrounding—and want for—increased gerontological schooling for social staff, yet since it follows this with particular, concrete descriptions of academic ways and curricula. It offers you either the framework and the specifics to improve your individual gerontological social paintings schooling application on the graduate or undergraduate point. useful charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, every one of with the intention to elevate your wisdom and realizing of this important region of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the ancient improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW capabilities undertaking
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the tutorial foundation for interdisciplinary staff education, highlighting organizational context, staff constitution, workforce approach, and group results
  • how one can bring up scholars' curiosity during this very important quarter of social work

within the moment component to this well-referenced ebook, you'll study school-based tasks, focusing on:

  • the advance and implementation of the toilet A. Hartford origin Geriatric Social paintings Initiative
  • the recruitment of scholars into geriatric social work—with an exam of a fellowship software
  • the connection among the getting older inhabitants of the us and the starting to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that want could be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship application and its dissertation aid, mentorship, and management development

The 3rd part of Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling features:

  • an empirical research exploring the potential of a constrained curriculum module to augment MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an summary of the historical past and reason of carrier studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous provider studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that used to be used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and utilising their wisdom approximately geriatric evaluate
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars concerning the appropriateness in their practise for clinical social paintings with an elderly population—conducted before everything, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a record on incorporating intergenerational provider studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology direction
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a family members that comes with an older adult

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Download The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives Third by Jay Sokolovsky PDF

By Jay Sokolovsky

The effects of world getting older will impression nearly all parts of existence to be encountered within the twenty first century, together with the organic limits of fit toughness, the generational agreement and nature of relations ties, the make-up of families and groups, symbolic representations of midlife and outdated age and attitudes towards incapacity and loss of life. the recent variation (3rd) of the award successful e-book The Cultural Context of getting older: World-Wide Perspectives covers these kinds of issues and extra. This distinctive quantity makes use of a qualitative, case examine method of examine the swiftly rising new cultural areas and social scripts by which mid and past due existence are being encountered globally. it truly is thoroughly revised with over thirty new unique works overlaying China, Japan, Denmark, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, indigenous Amazonia, rural Italy and the ethnic panorama of the U.S.

A new function of the ebook contains an built-in set of internet publication articles indexed within the desk of contents and on hand at the book's website: ( this is often as well as the most important net help of its style offering literature updates, academic actions or even entry to energy issues, images and video supplementing the text.

In this special edited textual content, readers will stumble upon the giggling golf equipment of India, the centenarian healthy eating plan of Okinawa, the waltzing elders of city China, getting older in a real woman-centered society, the elderscapes of Florida, the problem of "Conscious Aging," Japan's robot granny minders, Denmark's "Flexsecurity" long term care approach; the Midwest's elder-friendly groups, "Eldertopia" and the "Green apartment" version for dementia care. Welcome on your future!

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