Assignment #2. Book Review
Please choose one book tomorrow so I can sign up for my book (we need to first sign up then work on the paper). Then Ill buy the book you need to write about and upload it/send it to you!
Choose one of the following for your book review. Choose carefullyyou can read reviews. Students sometimes say, I had no idea this was abouther life or being a caregiver Figure out what the book is about and if it is of interest before you make your selection. )
o Baker, B. (2007). Old Age in a New Age: The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes. Vanderbilt University Press (ISBN 0826515630, 9780826515636).
o Baker, B. (2014). With a little help from our friends: Creating Community as we Grow Older. Vanderbilt University Press 978-0-8265-1988-7.
o Gawande, A. (2014). Being Mortal. Medicine and What Matters in the End. Picador 978-1250076229.
o Jurkowski, E. T. (2013). Implementing Culture Change in Long-Term Care: Benchmarks and Strategies for Management and Practice. Springer Publishing Company 978-0826109088.
o Letvitsky, S. R (2014). Caring for our own: Why there is no political demand for new American social welfare rights. Oxford University Press. (ISBN 978-0-19-999313-0).
Your book review should be about 750-850 words. Your book review will be graded on how accurately you summarize the book (60%), the extent to which you address each question in a thoughtful and analytical way rather than just I agreed with all the points in the book and it was perfect (30%), and basic execution (e.g., writing, organization) (10%).
Please provide a short summary of the key points of the book. Add your own critique as follows:
1. What are the key lessons learned for students of this course (LTSS healthcare course)?
2. Identify and discuss areas that you disagree with and why you disagree.
3. Are there areas that should have been addressed that were not?
4. Would you recommend this book to someone interested in LTSS?