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1 Building a Bridge Between Gerontology and Case Management: The Social Service Worker LicenseHaws, Daveen2001The need for case managers continues to rise as the number and needs of the elderly are projected to increase. The future o f case management lies in its ability to be a cost containment tool by utilizing alternatives, such as less expensive community based programs. Alternatively, the case manager ...Interdisciplinary Studies; Interdisciplinary Communication; Social Work; Case Management; Curriculum; Health Services for the Aged; Independent Living; Life Expectancy; Caregivers; Social Support; Curriculum; Licensure; Certification; Governing Board; Geriatrics; Gerontology; Aging Populations; Agin...
2 Residents' Abuse Toward Nursing Assistants in Nursing HomesIizuka, Nobu2001Literature reports that nursing assistants are at high risk of committing abusive behavior against residents in their nursing homes. Nursing assistants are defined as workers who provide 90% o f direct care to clients without professional nursing credentials; therefore, some of them tend to be abuse...Elder Abuse; Nursing Homes; Residential Facilities; Nurses' Aides; Job Satisfaction; Burnout, Professional; Morale; Personnel Staffing and Scheduling; Conflict (Psychology); Sampling Studies; Aging Populations; Abusive Behavior; Elder Neglect; Resident to Staff Ratio
3 Offering Service-Learning in Gerontology Through a Coordinated Curriculum ModelMurakami, Jacob2001The purpose of this project was to develop a model for introducing servicelearning to an entire academic gerontology program curriculum. Brief historical backgrounds of service-learning and of gerontology are provided, along with a discussion of the separate but unique role o f practicum in the fiel...Curriculum; Learning; Teaching; Geriatrics; Voluntary Workers; Community Networks; Social Welfare; Health Education; Competency-Based Education; Inservice Training; Problem-Based Learning; Training Techniques; Gerontological Education; Service-Learning; Field Education; Community Service; Internship...
4 An Evaluation of State and County Area Agency on Aging Web SitesRose-Jarmin, Lesele2001The baby boom generation, those people born between 1947 and 1964, is nearing retirement age. As the income producers retire, there is a loss of revenue available to the government. Simultaneously, there is an increased demand upon the government for health and human services. This combination creat...Internet; Information Dissemination; Access to Information; Consumer Health Information; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Life Expectancy; Independent Living; Activities of Daily Living; Health Services Needs and Demand; Health Systems Agencies; Caregivers; Stress, Psychological; Aging Populat...
5 Design for Developing an Innovative Adult Day Center Program in the Metro Salt Lake City Area.Fairholm, Corey2001The purpose of this project was to develop an innovative adult day center model. The proposed center will combine the features of an adult day center, health and wellness education and a senior center. Choices of activities will be given to each individual client. When an individual is treated like ...Day Care; Respite Care; Assisted Living Facilities; Caregivers; Activities of Daily Living; Quality of Life; Quality of Health Care; Palliative Care; Nursing Homes; Self-Help Groups; Social Environment; Social Support; Socialization; Health Promotion; Marketing of Health Services; Budgets; Healthcar...
6 Aging in a New Place: Voices of Middle and Later Life Bosnian Refugees in UtahTowsley, Gail Louise2001The purpose of this study was to examine the migration and aging experiences of middle and later life Bosnian refugees. The long term aim of this study was to gain greater knowledge about Bosnian refugees, in order to provide cultural insight for policy makers and aging service providers. A sample o...Culture; Intergenerational Relations; Life Change Events; Emigration and Immigration; Refugees; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Ethnic Groups; Genocide; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Health Services for the Aged; Attitude; Social Support; Social Adjustment; Independent Living; Sampling Studies; Focus Groups...
7 The Present Status of Web-Based Gerontology Education: Challenges and Opportunites in the 21th-Century: Development of an Online Course, Gerontology 2050, Aging: Concepts and ControversiesCarlin, Kevin2001The presence of Web-based gerontology courses and programs are growing. This article discusses the number of programs and courses available at colleges and universities in the United States and provides a current database of what is presently available online. The article also discusses the developm...Internet; Social Media; Universities; Education; Education, Distance; Curriculum; Databases, Factual; Geriatrics; Review Literature as Topic; Gerontology Education; Online Courses; Web 2.0
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