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Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults. by Martindale, Elsbeth.; Willis, Scott Cabot.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- What Do We Mean by "Impaired?" -- Philosophy of Treatment -- Key to Symbols -- Guidelines for Leading a Group Activity -- Types of Group Activities -- Schedule for a Typical Day -- Planning Group Activities -- On Hand Materials -- ACTIVITIES -- Actors and Actresses -- Attending to Feelings -- Balloon Volleyball -- Birthday Celebrations -- Category Listing -- Cooking -- Couplets -- Crazy Mixed-Up Stories -- Current Events -- Deep Muscle Relaxation -- Descriptions -- Dilemma Drama -- Drawing Feelings -- Ears for Musical Eras -- Expressing Thankfulness -- Fairy Tales -- Famous Quotes -- Feel and Describe -- Find the Object -- Flags of the Nations -- Food Sampling -- Fortune Cookies -- Freedom Ball -- Friendship Squeeze -- Gerontocracy -- Gerorobics -- Group Crossword Puzzles -- Group Points -- Group Sentence Completions -- Group Time Line -- Guided Imagery -- Hangman -- Hat, Glove, and Whistle -- Hush and Listen -- Journaling -- Letter Assembly -- Magazine Scavenger Hunt -- Making Greeting Cards -- Matching Similes -- Moving Stories -- Name Description -- Nature Walk -- Origin of a Name -- Personal Concerns -- Pet a Pet -- Picture Bingo -- Proverbs -- Pulse Golf -- Recall -- Remember When… -- Rhyming Words -- Rhythm Echo -- Roll-A-Question -- Scrambled Words -- Self Collages -- Sense of Scent -- Sharing Caring -- Similarities and Differences -- Slide Shows -- Sound Identification -- Soothing Hands -- Spotlighting -- Strength Awards -- Stretch Your Imagination -- Twenty Questions -- Throw It -- Value Choices -- Wad Ball -- Who Am I? -- Who Is It? -- Whose Face Is It? -- Wisdom of the Ages Posters -- World Records -- Working With Crafts -- Generating Your Own Activities.Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with moderately to severely impaired older adults. Even though group activities designed for children, adolescents, and young adults are inadequate and inappropriate for use with older adults who have significant cognitive, emotional, and physical limitations or impairments, very little has been published--until now--on activities designed to meet the special needs of this population. Comprehensive and well-organized This comprehensive and well-organized resource does even more than provide over 70 activities at your fingertips. It also includes a recommended schedule of activities for a typical day, helpful suggestions for planning and leading group activities, and valuable tips for creating your own group activities that are effective, therapeutic, and entertaining. Each entry includes information on the activity's therapeutic value, the optimal group size, the time required, the materials needed, guidelines for adaptation, and blank space for your notes. Also for your convenience, symbols are used to indicate the therapeutic objective and the ease with which the activity can be implemented. Provides the foundation for a daily activities program Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Older Adults provides the foundation for a therapeutic and enjoyable daily activities program that facilitates emotional expression, enhances problem solving skills and sensory stimulation, and encourages social interaction. Social workers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, recreational therapists, group therapists, and related paraprofessionals who work in nursing orconvalescent hospitals, adult day care or day treatment facilities, and retirement homes will not want to be without this practical guidebook.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Occupational therapy for older people -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Small groups -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
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Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults. by Martindale, Elsbeth.; Willis, Scott Cabot.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- What Do We Mean by "Impaired?" -- Philosophy of Treatment -- Key to Symbols -- Guidelines for Leading a Group Activity -- Types of Group Activities -- Schedule for a Typical Day -- Planning Group Activities -- On Hand Materials -- ACTIVITIES -- Actors and Actresses -- Attending to Feelings -- Balloon Volleyball -- Birthday Celebrations -- Category Listing -- Cooking -- Couplets -- Crazy Mixed-Up Stories -- Current Events -- Deep Muscle Relaxation -- Descriptions -- Dilemma Drama -- Drawing Feelings -- Ears for Musical Eras -- Expressing Thankfulness -- Fairy Tales -- Famous Quotes -- Feel and Describe -- Find the Object -- Flags of the Nations -- Food Sampling -- Fortune Cookies -- Freedom Ball -- Friendship Squeeze -- Gerontocracy -- Gerorobics -- Group Crossword Puzzles -- Group Points -- Group Sentence Completions -- Group Time Line -- Guided Imagery -- Hangman -- Hat, Glove, and Whistle -- Hush and Listen -- Journaling -- Letter Assembly -- Magazine Scavenger Hunt -- Making Greeting Cards -- Matching Similes -- Moving Stories -- Name Description -- Nature Walk -- Origin of a Name -- Personal Concerns -- Pet a Pet -- Picture Bingo -- Proverbs -- Pulse Golf -- Recall -- Remember When… -- Rhyming Words -- Rhythm Echo -- Roll-A-Question -- Scrambled Words -- Self Collages -- Sense of Scent -- Sharing Caring -- Similarities and Differences -- Slide Shows -- Sound Identification -- Soothing Hands -- Spotlighting -- Strength Awards -- Stretch Your Imagination -- Twenty Questions -- Throw It -- Value Choices -- Wad Ball -- Who Am I? -- Who Is It? -- Whose Face Is It? -- Wisdom of the Ages Posters -- World Records -- Working With Crafts -- Generating Your Own Activities.Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with moderately to severely impaired older adults. Even though group activities designed for children, adolescents, and young adults are inadequate and inappropriate for use with older adults who have significant cognitive, emotional, and physical limitations or impairments, very little has been published--until now--on activities designed to meet the special needs of this population. Comprehensive and well-organized This comprehensive and well-organized resource does even more than provide over 70 activities at your fingertips. It also includes a recommended schedule of activities for a typical day, helpful suggestions for planning and leading group activities, and valuable tips for creating your own group activities that are effective, therapeutic, and entertaining. Each entry includes information on the activity's therapeutic value, the optimal group size, the time required, the materials needed, guidelines for adaptation, and blank space for your notes. Also for your convenience, symbols are used to indicate the therapeutic objective and the ease with which the activity can be implemented. Provides the foundation for a daily activities program Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Older Adults provides the foundation for a therapeutic and enjoyable daily activities program that facilitates emotional expression, enhances problem solving skills and sensory stimulation, and encourages social interaction. Social workers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, recreational therapists, group therapists, and related paraprofessionals who work in nursing orconvalescent hospitals, adult day care or day treatment facilities, and retirement homes will not want to be without this practical guidebook.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Occupational therapy for older people -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Small groups -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
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On course : a week-by-week guide to your first semester of college teaching / by Lang, James M.(SAGE)1563943;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Week 1: first days of class -- Week 2: teaching with technology -- Week 3: in the classroom: lectures -- Week 4: in the classroom: discussions -- Week 5: in the classroom: teaching with small groups -- Week 6: assignments and grading -- Week 7: students as learners -- Week 8: students as people -- Week 9: academic honesty -- Week 10: finding a balance outside the classroom -- Week 11: re-energizing the classroom -- Week 12: common problems -- Week 13: student ratings and evaluations -- Week 14: last days of class -- Week 15: teachers as people -- After the end: top ten resources -- Appendix A: a sample syllabus -- Appendix B: student participation evaluation form.
Subjects: College teaching; First year teachers;
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Projects to Get You Off the Grid [electronic resource] : Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels by Instructables.com.; Weinstein, Noah(SAGE)1669419;
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Editor's Note; Backyard Chicken Coop; Clipping Chicken Wings; Small Chicken Tractor for the City Dweller; Chicken Barrow; Collect Rain Water with a Wine Barrel; Roughneck Rain Barrel; Green Solar-Powered Water Barrel; Rainwater Collection and Distribution System; DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine; How I Built an Electricity-Producing Wind Turbine; Chispito Wind Generator; How to Build a Thermoelectric Lamp; Build a 60 Watt Solar Panel; Solar Power System; How to Make PV Solar Panels; Solar Lawn Mower!Solar-Powered Fountain/Herb GardenSolar PV Tracker; Greenhouse from Old Windows; An Algae Bioreactor from Recycled Water Bottles; Conversion Tables; BackmatterInstructables is back with this compact book focused on a series of projects designed to get you thinking creatively about thinking green. Twenty Instructables illustrate just how simple it can be to make your own backyard chicken coop, or turn a wine barrel into a rainwater collector.Illustrated with dozens of full-color photographs per project accompanying easy-to-follow instructions, this Instructables collection utilizes the best that the online community has to offer, turning a far-reaching group of people into a mammoth database churning out ideas to make life better, easier, and in this
Subjects: Electronic books.; Do-it-yourself work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Do-it-yourself work; Solar energy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Solar energy;
© 2014., Skyhorse Publishing,
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Collaborative Learning Techniques [electronic resource] : A Handbook for College Faculty by Barkley, Elizabeth F.(SAGE)1557241; Major, Claire Howell.(SAGE)1572911; Cross, K. Patricia.;
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; About the Authors; Part One Establishing the Context; Chapter 1 Collaborative Learning: Coming to Terms with the Term; What Is Collaborative Learning?; Using Cooperative Learning and Collaborative Learning in Practice; Conclusion; Chapter 2 The Case for Collaborative Learning; What Is the Theoretical, Pedagogical Rationale for Collaborative Learning?; What Is the Evidence That Collaborative Learning Promotes and Improves Learning?; Conclusion; Note; Part Two Implementing Collaborative Learning; Chapter 3 Designing the Learning TaskIdentifying the Learning Task's Underlying Problem and PromptSelecting CoLTs That Correlate to Course Learning Goals; Structuring the Task to Address Student Needs and Abilities; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Orienting Students; Icebreakers and Introductory Activities; Course Policies and Procedures; Orienting Students to Collaborative Learning; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Forming Groups; Group Types; Group Size; Group Membership; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Facilitating Student Collaboration; Introducing the Activity; Observing and Interacting with Groups; Structuring Reporting-Out ApproachesHelping Groups Achieve ClosureConclusion; Chapter 7 Grading and Evaluating Collaborative Learning; General Principles of Evaluation; Important Decisions in Grading Collaborative Work; General Guidelines for Grading Collaborative Work; Grading Individuals and Groups; Conclusion; Chapter 8 Avoiding and Resolving Common Problems; Designing and Facilitating Courses to Avoid Problems; Specific Common Problems and Potential Solutions; Conclusion; Part Three Collaborative Learning Techniques; Chapter 9 Techniques for Discussion; Collaborative Learning Technique 1: Think-Pair-ShareCollaborative Learning Technique 2: Round RobinCollaborative Learning Technique 3: Buzz Groups; Collaborative Learning Technique 4: Talking Chips; Collaborative Learning Technique 5: Three-Step Interview; Collaborative Learning Technique 6: Critical Debate; Chapter 10 Techniques for Reciprocal Teaching; Collaborative Learning Technique 7: Note-Taking Pairs; Collaborative Learning Technique 8: Learning Cell; Collaborative Learning Technique 9: Fishbowl; Collaborative Learning Technique 10: Role-Play; Collaborative Learning Technique 11: JigsawCollaborative Learning Technique 12: Test-Taking TeamsChapter 11 Techniques for Problem-Solving; Collaborative Learning Technique 13: Think-Aloud Pair Problem-Solving (TAPPS); Collaborative Learning Technique 14: Send-a-Problem; Collaborative Learning Technique 15: Case Study; Collaborative Learning Technique 16: Structured Problem Solving; Collaborative Learning Technique 17: Analytic Teams; Collaborative Learning Technique 18: Group Investigation; Chapter 12 Techniques Using Graphic Information Organizers; Collaborative Learning Technique 19: Affinity GroupingCollaborative Learning Technique 20: Group GridA guide to thirty-five creative assignments for pairs and groups Collaborative Learning Techniques is the bestseller that college and university faculty around the world have used to help them make the most of small group learning. A mountain of evidence shows that students who learn in small groups together exhibit higher academic achievement, motivation, and satisfaction than those who don''t. Collaborative learning puts into practice the major conclusion from learning theory: that students must be actively engaged in building their own minds. In this book, the authors synthesize the relevan
Subjects: Electronic books.; College teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Education.; Teaching -- Education.; Team learning approach in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
© 2014., Wiley,
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Writing for Science and Engineering : Papers, Presentations and Reports. by Silyn-Roberts, Heather(DLC)1914529;
Front Cover -- Writing for Science and Engineering: Papers, Presentations and Reports -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The general structure of a document -- Chapter 2. The core chapter: sections and elements of a document -- Chapter 3. Abstract/Summary/Executive summary -- Chapter 4. A literature review -- Chapter 5. A research proposal -- Chapter 6. A journal paper -- Chapter 7. Progress reports -- Chapter 8. Consulting or Management report and Recommendation report -- Chapter 9. Engineering design report -- Chapter 10. A formal letter -- Chapter 11. Emails, faxes and memos -- Chapter 12. A thesis -- Chapter 13. A conference poster -- Chapter 14. Referencing -- Chapter 15. Editorial conventions -- Chapter 16. Revising and proofreading: strategies -- Chapter 17. Problems of style -- Chapter 18. A seminar or conference presentation -- Chapter 19. Presentation to a small group -- Appendix 1. SI units -- Appendix 2. The parts of speech and verb forms -- Appendix 3. Style manuals for specific disciplines -- Index.Are you a post-graduate student in Engineering, Science or Technology who needs to know how to: Prepare abstracts, theses and journal papers Present your work orally Present a progress report to your funding body Would you like some guidance aimed specifically at your subject area? ... This is the book for you; a practical guide to all aspects of post-graduate documentation for Engineering, Science and Technology students, which will prove indispensable to readers. Writing for Science and Engineering will prove invaluable in all areas of research and writing due its clear, concise style. The practical advice contained within the pages alongside numerous examples to aid learning will make the preparation of documentation much easier for all students.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Writing for Science and Engineering : Papers, Presentations and Reports. by Silyn-Roberts, Heather(DLC)1914529;
Front Cover -- Writing for Science and Engineering: Papers, Presentations and Reports -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The general structure of a document -- Chapter 2. The core chapter: sections and elements of a document -- Chapter 3. Abstract/Summary/Executive summary -- Chapter 4. A literature review -- Chapter 5. A research proposal -- Chapter 6. A journal paper -- Chapter 7. Progress reports -- Chapter 8. Consulting or Management report and Recommendation report -- Chapter 9. Engineering design report -- Chapter 10. A formal letter -- Chapter 11. Emails, faxes and memos -- Chapter 12. A thesis -- Chapter 13. A conference poster -- Chapter 14. Referencing -- Chapter 15. Editorial conventions -- Chapter 16. Revising and proofreading: strategies -- Chapter 17. Problems of style -- Chapter 18. A seminar or conference presentation -- Chapter 19. Presentation to a small group -- Appendix 1. SI units -- Appendix 2. The parts of speech and verb forms -- Appendix 3. Style manuals for specific disciplines -- Index.Are you a post-graduate student in Engineering, Science or Technology who needs to know how to: Prepare abstracts, theses and journal papers Present your work orally Present a progress report to your funding body Would you like some guidance aimed specifically at your subject area? ... This is the book for you; a practical guide to all aspects of post-graduate documentation for Engineering, Science and Technology students, which will prove indispensable to readers. Writing for Science and Engineering will prove invaluable in all areas of research and writing due its clear, concise style. The practical advice contained within the pages alongside numerous examples to aid learning will make the preparation of documentation much easier for all students.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Communication of technical information; Electronic books. -- local.; Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
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Transformative Conversations [electronic resource] : A Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education. by Felten, Peter(SAGE)1616281; Bauman, H-Dirksen L.; Kheriaty, Aaron.(SAGE)1618953; Taylor, Edward(SAGE)1600428;
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Foreword: Remembering What the Ancients Knew; Introduction; Interlude: Finding the Time and Space for a More Meaningful Professional Life; Chapter 1 What Is a Formation Mentoring Community?; Formation; Mentoring; Community; Contrasting FMCs with Other Groups; The Lineage of FMCs; Interlude: Message in a Bottle; Chapter 2 Cultivating Growth: Conversation in Community; Hospitality; Safety; Courage; Honesty; Trust; Diversity; Humility; Accountability; Friendship; Interlude: Is There a Place for Me in a Formation Mentoring Community?Chapter 3 The Basics of Creating Formation Mentoring Communities on Your CampusAddressing Obstacles; Feeling Awkward; Finding the Right Words; Finding the Time; Joining Yet Another Group; Starting an FMC; Reflecting on Your Goals and Aspirations; Choosing Group Members; The Invitation; The Structure of an FMC; The Optimal Size; Choosing the Meeting Space; Setting the Meeting Time; Creating the Container for Your Formation Mentoring Communities; Group Agreements; Attendance; Participation; Generous Listening; Confidentiality; In ConclusionChapter 4 Collaborative Stewardship: Facilitating a Formation Mentoring CommunityFacilitating an FMC; Shared Facilitation; Creating a Level Playing Field; The Opening Session; Tending the Container; The Life Cycles of FMCs; When a Member Leaves an FMC; Changing the Size and Makeup of an FMC; Inviting a New Member; Priming the Pump: Openings and Closings; Readings; Topics and Themes for Discussion; Chapter 5 From Individual to Institutional Change: Ripples of Transformation; FMC Ripples at the University of Washington; FMC Ripples at Elon University; FMC Ripples at Gallaudet UniversityFMC Ripples at the University of California IrvineIn Conclusion; Afterword: Beyond the Small Group; Recommended Resources; Education; Convening and Facilitation; Dialogue and Conversation; Formation and Spiritual Direction; Mentoring; Community; Websites; Notes; Gratitudes; About the Authors; IndexFrom the Inter-generational Mentoring Community project, which develops the next generation of academic leaders, comes formation mentoring, a process to enable faculty to recover, sustain, and further develop a sense of vocation, mission, and purpose. This book is a concise and practical guide to convening and sustaining these kinds of formation mentoring groups in higher education. It provides the necessary direction and structure to orient the process but is open-ended enough to apply across many settings and professional or educational disciplines.
Subjects: Electronic books.; College teachers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Mentoring in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Mentoring in education; Peer review; Teaching teams;
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Collaborative Learning Pocketbook [electronic resource]. by Luzet, Gael.;
Cover; Copyright Notice; Enjoy the read!; Title Page; Publisher; Contents; Foreword; The Power of More Than One; Welcome; Meet Karl…; …Now that you have met him; Defining collaborative learning; Collaborative vs co-operative; Historical roots; Vygotskian theory; Vygotskian theory in action!; Zone of Proximal Development; ZPD and peer-led development; Peer-led development process; Motivational benefits of group work; Cognitive benefits of group work; The teacher-facilitator; Benefits for the teacher-facilitator; Conclusion; Planning for Collaborative Learning; Why bother?; What to expectInitial stepsSuccess criteria; Setting the ground rules; Low noise and zero noise signals; Does size matter?; Gender and ability groupings; Friendship grouping; Grouping by role; Job description cards; Competency grouping; The reluctant group worker; Engaging the reluctant group worker; The reluctant group worker's phrase book; The collaborative jigsaw; Intrapersonal skills; How to develop intrapersonal skills; Interpersonal skills; How to develop interpersonal skills; Active listening skills; How to develop active listening skills; Speaking skills; How to develop speaking skillsAdvanced collaborative skillsConclusion; Collaborative Learning Starter Pack; Introduction; Get equipped!; Basic collaborative strategies; How do they work?; Placemat; Placemats in action; KWL; KWL in action; Numbered heads together; Numbered heads together in action; Double-entry journals; Double-entry journals in action; What if…? and the PMI method; What if…? and PMI in action; Graphic organisers; Graphic organisers in action; Mr Wingold's template; Other useful graphic organisers; Map it in groups!; Limitations of group mind mapping; Conclusion; High Impact Strategies; Introduction1. CarouselCarousel lesson step-by-step; 2. Speed talking; Speed talking - a sample lesson; 3. Reversed objective; Reversed objective lesson - step-by-step; 4. Jigsaw learning; Jigsaw learning - a sample lesson; 5. Dragons' Den - pitch your ideas; Dragons' Den - a sample lesson; Range of applications; Ordering and sequencing; Revision; Problem-solving; Collaborative creation; Debating; Conclusion; Assessing and Evaluating; An impossible task?; Piña collaborada; Assessing process and product; Product assessment; Process assessment; Process assessment using group scores; Pupil self-evaluationExample of pupil self-evaluation sheetGroup evaluation; Example of group evaluation questionnaire; Conclusion; Resources - books and websites; About the author; Title Listings I really like it when we can talk in class," says Kelly in Year 8, grinning from ear to ear when I suggest a group activity on a grey Monday morning. Although I suspect that she might like it for the wrong reasons, I know that there is a lot for her and the other 29 students in the class to learn in a structured co-operative learning context.' Gael Luzet's Pocketbook about small group work focuses on how the power of more than one' can transform learning. Like all good teaching and learning strategies, successful collaborative learning relies on meticulous planning and careful delivery
Subjects: Electronic books.; Education; Group work in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Group work in education;
© 2013., Management Pocketbooks,
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Senior Services Business [electronic resource] : Step-by-Step Startup Guide by Media, The Staff of Entrepreneur.;
Cover; Copyright Page; Contents; Start Your Own Senior Services Business 3E; Title Page; Preface; Chapter 1: Serving Seniors; The Pros and Cons of Franchising; Here's How It Works; Here Are the Cons; Buying an Existing Business; Starting Your Own Business; Chapter 2: Running Your Senior Care Service; Startup Stories; Do You Have What It Takes?; The Daily Grind; Chapter 3: Developing Your Plan; Enjoy the Process; Choosing Your Niche; Whom Will You Serve?; Researching Your Market; Are You on a Mission?; Time to Write the Plan; Chapter 4: Adult Day-Care ServiceNot All Day-Care Centers Are the SameActivities and Programs; Meal Preparation; Transportation; Getting Started; How Much Should You Charge?; Licenses and Certifications; Put It in Writing; Policies and Procedures; Hours of Operation; Seasonal Issues; Safety, Emergency, and Reporting Policies; Staffing; Chapter 5: Relocation Service; Coordinating the Move; Health-Related Services; Utilities; Notifications; Travel Arrangements; Auto Transport Services; Movers; Cleaning Services; Sorting and Downsizing; Estate Sales; Packing; Unpacking; Preparing the Home for Sale; Choosing a New LifestyleWhat to ChargeEquipping Your Operation; Staffing; Special Designations and Organizations; Stepping Stones; Chapter 6: Home Care and Home Health-Care Services; Home Care Services; Companionship; Meal Preparation; Medication Reminders; Personal Hygiene and Grooming Assistance; Shopping, Errands, and Transportation; Light Housekeeping; Administrative Services; Home Health-Care Services; What to Charge; Equipping Your Business; Contingency Plans; Staffing; Chapter 7: Concierge Service; Companion Services; Administrative Services; Personal Shopper and Errand Services; Organization Is KeyWhat to ChargeCleaning Service; Cleaning Business Basics; Personal Chef Service; Menu Consultation and Preparation; Written Expectations; What to Charge; Certifications; Senior Fitness Training; What Do Personal Trainers Do?; Certifications; Getting Started; Computer Basics; Handyman Business; The Importance of Fix-It-Ability; Getting Started; What to Charge; Is This an Emergency?; Presenting Yourself; Staffing; Chapter 8: Transportation Service; Defining Your Service; Regulatory Issues; Staffing; Spell It Out; Designated Drivers; What to Charge; Equipping Your BusinessChapter 9: Travel ServiceTravel Investment; What's Your Specialty?; Specific Age Groups; Luxury Travel; Soft-Adventure Tours; Grandtravel; For Women Only; Cruising Along; Senior Travelers with Disabilities; Travel Partners or Companions; Shopping Expeditions; Historical Jaunts; Group Packages; Getting Started; Working with a Host Agency; Setting Up; Policies and Procedures; Staffing; Don't Quit Your Day Job; Chapter 10: Structuring Your Business; Naming Your Company; Legal Structure; Licenses and Permits; Business Insurance; Professional Advisors; Chapter 11: Locating and Setting UpStaying Home<div><BR><B>Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</B> is the premier content provider for and about entrepreneurs. Their products engage and inspire with advice, solutions, and resources that fuel the bold and independent way entrepreneurs think. After 31 years, nobody reaches more growing businesses. <B>Entrepreneur Press,</B> based in Irvine, CA, is a leading small-business trade publisher, providing aspiring, emerging, and growing entrepreneurs with actionable solutions to every business challenge ultimately, leading them from business idea to business success.</div>
Subjects: Electronic books.; Older people -- Services for -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; ult day care centers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Retirees -- Services for -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
© 2014., Entrepreneur Press,
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