Table of Contents

Aging in America : psychosocial treatment issues.
Successful aging.
An explanation of evidence-based practice and its application to clinical work with older adults.
Using evidence-based practice to diagnosis and assess psychosocial difficulties in older adults.
Evidence-based practice and the client-worker relationship with older adults.
Love and intimacy in older adulthood.
Work, retirement, and ageism in the workplace.
Evidence-based practice with older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness.
Evidence-based practice and older adults experiencing elder abuse and neglect.
Evidence-based practice with depressed and suicidal older adults.
Evidence-based practice with older clients experiencing anxiety.
Evidence-based practice with older adults who abuse substances.
Evidence-based practice and the significance of religion and spirituality in the lives of older adults.
Evidence-based practice and the effectiveness of self-help groups with older adults.
Evidence-based practice with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Evidence-based practice with disabilities, terminal illness, and assisted living.
Hospice and bereavement.
Final words : some concerns about the future of older adults.