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1 Age Friendly Sustainable Communities: Aging in Place with CohousingFrick, Janet2012The purpose of this study is to examine the function of age friendly sustainable communities with regard to aging in place with cohousing. The study compares and contrasts three Salt Lake County housing communities by assessing them through comparing and contrasting three common themes: socializatio...Activities of Daily Living; Social Isolation; Independent Living; Safety; Housing; Community Networks; Caregivers; Social Support; Health Promotion; Residence Characteristics; Quality of Life; Socialization; Cohousing; Sustainable Living; Aging in Place; Aging Populations; Well-Being
2 Hospice Nurses in Utah: A Qualitative Study of Their View on Hospice Nursing Philosophy and PracticeRidley, Tracy Carol2012The concept o f modern hospice care was conceived by Dame Cicely Saunders, a British nurse who later trained as a social worker and doctor. Her mandate was to offer holistic care consisting o f physical, emotional, spiritual and psychological support to dying people enabling them to live fully to th...Philosophy, Nursing; Nurse's Practice Patterns; Holistic Nursing; Hospice Care; Palliative Care; Caregivers; Advance Care Planning; Personhood; Empathy; Grief; Adaptation, Psychological; Defense Mechanisms; Aging Populations; Hospice Nursing; Coping Mechanisms
3 Seniors Driving Safely: An Educational Program to Optimize Electric-Powered Wheelchair Usage Among SeniorsBahr, Kasey2012For a frail, disabled senior electric power wheelchairs can be intimidating and overwhelming to use. Some seniors might not need a big, oversized chair to roam, but need a simpler type of mobility device. If a power wheelchair is medically unnecessary, but still acquired through Medicare, it is usua...Disabled Persons; Life Change Events; Mobility Limitation; Adaptation, Physiological; Adaptation, Psychological; Medicare; Fraud; Quality of Life; Activities of Daily Living; Independent Living; Self Efficacy; Architectural Accessibility; Medicare Fraud and Abuse; Aging Populations; Aging in Place; ...
4 Toward the Development of a Guide to Home Health Care for Older AdultsKoduri, Harika2012The concept of aging in place is becoming more popular among American senior citizens. Aging in place allows older adults, typically 65 years and older, to live in their preferred environment with greater independence than they would enjoy in a nursing home while continuing to have access to adequat...Aged; Quality of Life; Independent Living; Home Health Aides; Home Care Services; Health Services Needs and Demand; Health Services for the Aged; Preventive Health Services; Cost Control; Long-Term Care; Health Systems Agencies; Accident Prevention; Accidental Falls; Quality of Health Care; Reimburs...
5 Business and Aging: A Course Designed for Learning How to Develop Business and Career Opportunities in the Field of AgingGreenwell, Wally2012This project will design a course that teaches business principles and practices for the non-business major. Although it is designed specifically for the students of the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program, it will benefit students choosing to enroll from any field of study. This course seeks to h...Interdisciplinary Communication; Social Marketing; Commerce; Curriculum; Leadership; Health Care Economics and Organizations; Course Design; Aging Populations; Business; Optimal Aging; Healthcare Economics
6 CNA Grief Support: An Educational Website for Certified Nurse Assistants & Skilled Nursing Facility AdministratorsClift, Christy Martinsen2012There is a dearth of research about Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and the grief they may experience in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) when a resident dies. Doka's (2002) model of disenfranchised grief states that grievers have more difficulties coping and higher levels of complicated grief ...Caregivers; Skilled Nursing Facilities; Nurses' Aides; Death; Grief; Bereavement; Adaptation, Psychological; Education, Professional; Clinical Competence; Certified Nursing Assistants; Aging Populations; Dying; Coping Skills; Grief Support; Prolonged Grief Disorder
7 Intergenerational Involvement in the Lives of Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Motivations and BarriersD'Astous, Valerie A.2012Current statistics report the alarming increase in the prevalence o f children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In accordance, the number of grandparents with a grandchild with ASD is increasing. ASD is a lifelong, incurable developmental disability and families of children with ASD experienc...Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Autistic Disorder; Caregivers; Family Relations; Family Characteristics; Social Support; Stress, Psychological; Self Concept; Adaptation, Psychological; Health Status; Social Distance; Communication Barriers; Autism; Autistic Spectrum Disorders; Grandparents; ...
8 A Selected Review of the Literature Examining a Possible Paradigm Shift in Long-term Care: How the Training of CNAs is Evolving Due to Culture Change and TechnologyHewson, Julie2012A literature review was conducted about the training of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in long-term care in relation to culture change and technology. Database searches of Ageline, PubMed, PsychINFO and CINAHL was used to identify peer-reviewed literature. The literature revealed several themes...Education, Nursing; Long-Term Care; Activities of Daily Living; Quality of Life; Nursing Homes; Decision Making; Delivery of Health Care, Integrated; Models, Nursing; Job Satisfaction; Personnel Turnover; Organizational Innovation; Patient Care; Nurses' Aides; Databases, Bibliographic; Review; Patie...
9 The Development of a Nutritional Education Program for Caregivers of Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Alzheimer's DiseaseDavidson, Hannah2012BRAIN STAR is an acronym for "Become Rightly Aware and Informed about Nutrition: Strategies, Tips, And Recipes. " The BRAIN STAR program is targeted as a nutrition education program for caregivers of community-dwelling older adults with Alzheimer's disease. With an increasing number of older adults ...Elder Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Alzheimer Disease; Caregivers; Community Health Services; Nutrition Therapy; Quality of Life; Curriculum; Aging Populations; Nutrition Education; Course Development; Brain Star
10 In Sickness and in Health-Marriage and Caregiving: A Proposed Workshop for Future and Current Spousal CaregiversEgbert, David L.2012The marriage relationship is one of the most important relationships for older adults. This relationship can act as a protectorate for the difficulties presented by the natural aging process. This is especially true when one spouse develops an acute or chronic illness, rendering them dependent on ca...Aged; Marriage; Caregivers; Spouces; Dependency (Psychology); Personal Satisfaction; Loneliness; Social Isolation; Social Support; Interpersonal Relations; Quality of Life; Stress, Psychological; Self Concept; Self Efficacy; Codependency (Psychology); Research Design; Aging Populations; Spousal Care...
11 Pocketbook in Dermatogeriatrics: An Innovative and Practical Geriatric Dermatology ReferenceWong, Jillian Wahmei2012The elderly population is growing rapidly. This, in combination with the chronicity of many dermatological conditions, results in a prevalent geriatric patient population in dermatology. Elderly dermatology patients have special needs in terms of treatment and care as a result of immunosenescence, c...Skin Aging; Skin Physiological Processes; Skin Care; Pathologic Processes; Skin Diseases; Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases; Skin Neoplasms; Comorbidity; Age Factors; Psychosocial Deprivation; Causality; Diagnosis, Differential; Therapeutics; Treatment Outcome; Manuals as Topic; Reference Books, M...
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