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Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults

a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative medicine.,
  • Holistic medicine.,
  • Older people -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment.,
  • Complementary Therapies -- methods -- Aged.,
  • Health Promotion -- methods -- Aged.,
  • Holistic Health -- Aged.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Elizabeth Mackenzie, Birgit Rakel.
    ContributionsMackenzie, Elizabeth R., 1961-, Rakel, Birgit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR733 .C65284 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415130M
    ISBN 100826138055
    LC Control Number2005031316

    A recent telephone survey of 1, people over the age of 50 conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) noted that 54% of persons aged 65 or older had used a CAM therapy or practice. 15 The 30% response rate, fairly typical for telephone surveys that do not offer financial compensation, may have Cited by: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults: a Guide to Holistic Approaches to Healthy Aging.

    Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Books. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults by Elizabeth MacKenzie (Editor) ISBN: Publication Date: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States by Institute of Medicine (U.S Author: Laura Kane. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults with Venous Leg Ulcer Pain Jeniffer Tobón, MN, ARNP, CWCN Journal of Gerontological Nursing. ;36(11)Cited by: 3.

      Older adults need accurate information from health care providers to make safe decisions regarding the combination of complementary therapies and prescribed treatments to .   Older adults with diabetes are at high risk for having multiple chronic conditions and diabetes complications and often take multiple medications concomitantly. Studies have shown that many Americans are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to either improve or manage their health (1,2). Individuals have diverse purposes for using CAM, from treating specific conditions, Cited by: 2.


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Springer Publishing Gerontology Nursing Collection   Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging by Mackenzie, Elizabeth R., ; Rakel, BirgitPages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults: A Guide to Holistic Approaches to Healthy Aging Elizabeth R.

Mackenzie, PhD, Birgit Rakel, MD Springer Publishing Company, 5/5(2). Sleep disorders are associated with increased morbidity and require careful evaluation and treatment in older adults.

Many of the pharmacological approaches to insomnia can cause intolerable side effects for older adults. Complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine (CAIM) has a growing body of research in treating mental disorders, including insomnia, in older adults.

Non-dietary Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use and Benefits to the Elderly in Health Show less The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies.

Germany has a very long tradition of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Many older adults have lifelong experience with herbal medicine and other home remedies due to unavailable conventional care during their childhood.

CAM therapies are often used as self-care to enhance wellbeing, to prevent and to cure illnesses. However, the use of CAM by older adults in Cited by:   This new and up-to-the-minute compendium of reliable and authoritative information on complementary and alternative therapies seeks to provide information that older adults may use as they seek to improve their health and quality of life.5/5(3).

Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults [electronic resource]: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging / edited by Elizabeth R.

Mackenzie, Birgit Rakel. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Mackenzie, Elizabeth R., Rakel, Birgit. Format: eBook. Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging. Older adults are increasingly using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) dietary supplements and herbal remedies, but may not discuss this with their physicians.

When patients do report using CAM, their physicians may not record this information in patient charts. Methods. This cross-sectional analysis compared results of a convenience sample survey with medical by: Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging / Includes information on adverse affects, aging, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis treatments, Buddhism, cancer, cardiovascular disease & health, cognitive decline, death & dying, dementia, depression, diet, exercise, hypertension, pain, psychology, qi, stress, yin yang, etc.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults By Dan Orzech Social Work Today Vol. 7 No. 5 P. More older adults are turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Know what the latest research says. CAM is not a sham. You’re sitting in a session with a family whose grandmother, a is having memory problems. The field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is expected to grow tremendously in the next few years.

In addition to an increase in the general population, the baby-boomer generation is quickly entering retirement and will likely take advantage of CAM increasingly as it ages.

The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies.

(3) Several other modalities, such as Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, yoga, and meditation have improved sleep parameters in a limited number of early trials. Future work examining CAM has the potential to significantly add to our treatment options for sleep disorders in older by: Get this from a library.

Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging. [Elizabeth R Mackenzie; Birgit Rakel;] -- Includes information on adverse affects, aging, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis treatments, Buddhism, cancer, cardiovascular disease & health, cognitive decline, death & dying, dementia, depression.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults. Barbre, Jill J Relig Health () – DOI /sy BOOK REVIEW COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FOR OLDER ADULTS.

Edited by Elizabeth R. Mackenzie and Birgit. Book Review; Published: 01 August Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults. Edited by Elizabeth R. Mackenzie and Birgit Rakel. pp. New York: Springer Publishing Company,$30, ISBN: Cited by: 4.

However, when a health care provider uses complementary medicine, it’s used in conjunction with common, Western medicine. When the provider uses alternative medicine, it’s used in place of common, Western medicine.

Within this article, we will use the abbreviation CAM, which stands for complementary and alternative medicine.