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1 A Proposal for Improving Community-Based Aging Services in Beijing, China: Toward a Hybrid ModelLi, Yumeng2015China currently faces a rapidly growing elderly population with demographics shifting from a rural setting towards an urban setting. Chinese society must respond to the looming problem of an architecture under-prepared to meet the needs of this population. China currently relies on family-care and i...Health Services for the Aged; Community Health Services; Cultural Characteristics; Beijing; China; Chronic Disease; Pensions; Health Care Economics and Organizations; Models, Organizational; Community-Institutional Relations; Senior Centers; Community Health Services; Social Welfare; Social Support;...
2 Advancing Culture Change in Long-Term CareScott, Sarah P.S.2015In the last thirty years, reforms in long-term care have focused on the dual objectives of quality care and accountability, broad concepts that encompass individual rights, organizational responsibilities, clinical outcomes, and regulatory control. The movement for "culture change" in long-term care...Aged; Long Term Care; Patient-Centered Care; Quality of Life; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Activities of Daily Living; Quality of Health Care; Health Services for the Aged; Homes for the Aged; Organizational Culture; Attitude; Social Change; Social Responsibility; Sociological Factors; Cultural...
3 Vital Involvement and the Baby-Boomer Cohort: A New Approach to Eldercare within Assisted Living FacilitiesTripp, Jennifer Marie2015America's largest cohort is growing older. This group, known as the baby-boomers, is quickly becoming a strain on our healthcare system, as 10,800 adults turn 65 every day. These individuals not only constitute the largest cohort our country has seen, but they will also live longer than any previous...Assisted Living Facilities; Home Nursing; Home Care Services; Skilled Nursing Facilities; Health Services for the Aged; Population Groups; Population Dynamics; Socioeconomic Factors; Long-Term Care; Activities of Daily Living; Social Responsibility; Cohort Studies; Chronic Disease; Disease Managemen...
4 Metamorphosis of Ethical Wills to Legacy TreasuresWilson, Patricia2015The ancient custom of writing an ethical will has seen a resurgence of interest in recent years. This paper expands the concept of ethical wills to a more encompassing form coined as "legacy treasures" and describes the design and presentation of two one hour lessons created to introduce this concep...Aged; Wills; Ethics; Family Relations; Stress, Psychological; Social Media; Life Change Events; Senior Centers; Activities of Daily Living; Interviews as Topic; Memory
5 Goals of Care: Recommendations for How to Improve End-of-Life Care and Quality of Life among Patients with Heart FailurePolei, Galina2015Existing research shows that death and dying are still avoided themes in the Western culture and poorly addressed by the US health care system. In addition, the increase of medical care costs at end-of-life (EOL) is a pressing problem, both at the individual level of a patient and from the standpoin...Aged; Heart Failure; Terminal Care; Quality of Life; Health Care Costs; Long-Term Care; Health Planning Guidelines; Patient Care Planning; Interprofessional Relations; Patient Care Team; Nurse-Patient Relations; Physician-Patient Relations; Caregivers; Patient Education as Topic; Advance Directives;...
6 Intergenerational Ties: Dispelling Ageism Through EducationJensen, Robert2015There are 41.3 million people 65 years of age and older in the US; by 2030 there will be 72.1 million and by 2050 more than 20 percent of the population will by 65 and older. Students need to know about the aging process, not only to know what the future holds for them, but to know how to interact w...Ageism; Aging; Biological Processes; Education, Professional; Knowledge; Surveys and Questionnaires; Manuals as Topic; Attitude; Stereotyped Behavior; Emotional Intelligence; Chronic Disease; Social Support; Activities of Daily Living; Life Change Events; Empathy
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