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1 A Case Management Model for Community-Dwelling Older Adults at Moderate Risk for InstitutionalizationAtkinson, Kristina Kay2003Many gerontologists base their philosophical framework on a philosophy that encapsulates designing and implementing social interventions that enhance opportunities for older adults to build self-esteem, personal control, individual and social involvement, and social action. The older adult populatio...Intervention Studies; Community Networks; Long-Term Care; Health Services for the Aged; Self Concept; Personal Autonomy; Independent Living; Social Participation; Case Management; Organizations, Nonprofit; Risk Factors; Aging Populations; Aging in Place
2 The Effects of Widowhood on Disabled Older WomenTelonidis, Jacqueline2003This study examined the combined effects of being disabled and becoming widowed for older women. Data from three consecutive interviews from the Women's Health and Aging Study (WHAS) were used to compare depression, quality of life, and functional difficulty for widowed and non-widowed women. The tw...Bereavement; Widowhood; Disabled Persons; Gender Identity; Quality of Life; Stress, Psychological; Depression; Social Isolation; Loneliness; Women's Health; Educational Status; Health Status; Social Class; Social Networking; Personal Satisfaction; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Aging Populations;...
3 Multipurpose Senior Centers: Environmental Influences on Lifelong LearningEaton, Jackie2003A comparative ethnography was used to examine the social, physical, and organizational environments influencing lifelong learning opportunities in three multipurpose senior centers. The study included observations spanning 120 hours and 30 participant interviews. Field notes and word-for-word interv...Leadership; Learning; Activities of Daily Living; Quality of Life; Interpersonal Relations; Social Environment; Motivation; Social Participation; Territoriality; Spatial Behavior; Cooperative Behavior; Happiness; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Interviews as Topic; Aging Populations; Multipurpose ...
4 Understanding Hoarding Behavior Among Older Adults: A Case Study ApproachFranks, Michele2003Hoarding behavior is an increasing problem among older adults. It creates problems related to personal and public safety, physical health risks and psychological well-being. This exploratory study describes 4 separate hoarding cases in terms of how each case was identified, processed and resolved. R...Aged; Obsessive Hoarding; Habits; Activities of Daily Living; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Harm Reduction; Crisis Intervention; Legal Guardians; Public Health; Case Reports; Safety; Quality of Life; Aging Populations; Self Neglect; Hoarding Behavior; Functional Impairment; Adult Protectives Servic...
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