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ISBN: 9781603583794
Year Added to Catalog: 2011
Book Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Number of Pages: 216
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: June 28, 2011
Web Product ID: 635

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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

by Allan Teel, M.D.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Gram Teel
2. The Gray Tsunami
3. A Brief History of Residential Care in America
4. The Lincoln Home
5. Cove’s Edge
6. Forgive Me, Elsie
7. A Better Way, We Thought
8. Government Regulation beyond Reason
9. The State of Maine vs. Common Sense
10. Breakthrough: The Roots of the Maine Approach
11. How the Maine Approach Was Born: The Pilot Project
12. The Maine Approach Menu
13. Connecting Elders to Each Other and to Caregivers through Technology
14. The Maine Approach in Action
15. Early Successes and Tough Lessons
16. The Dignity of Risk
17. Are We There Yet? Not by a Mile.
18. Alone and Invisible Too: The Next Generation
19.Rolling It Out Nationally, Reaping Additional Rewards
20. Closing Thoughts
Appendix: The Full Circle America Approach
Notes


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