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    • Creating a Successful Elderhostel Program: A Social Gerontologist's Perspective

    • Antczak, Christie Ann Gardiner
    • The coming century will bring many changes to the field of adult education. The Elderhostel program is trying to assist seniors in using their leisure time to learn more about themselves and the world around them. This paper provides a description...
    • Aged; Retirement; Social Marketing; Education, Continuing; Self-Evaluation Programs; Leisure Activities; Life Style; Quality of Life; Intergenerational Relations; Cultural Diversity; Elderhostel Program; Aging Populations; Adult Education; Training...
    • Long-Term Health Care Administrators' Perceptions of Needed Professional Competencies

    • Autin, Floyd S.
    • The educational preparation that long-term care (LTC) administrators have received is thought to influence their professional socialization. This process influences the perceptions of LTC administrators which then influence their actions. The...
    • Long-Term Care; Health Facility Administration; Education, Professional; Certification; Long Term Care Administration; Professional Competence; Professional Socialization; Professional Competencies
    • The Readiness and Perceived Need for Long-Term Care Services by Seniors in rural Communities in...

    • Cornelius, Joy
    • Because the older population is living longer and the numbers in this group are increasing exponentially, a change in the current structure of long-term care is needed. This is especially true in rural areas where there are even greater proportions...
    • Rural Health Services; Rural Population; Independent Living; Long-Term Care; Attitude to Health; Health Status; Health Services Needs and Demand; Community Networks; Activities of Daily Living; Health Services for the Aged; Transportation of...
    • Level of Knowledge About and Attitudes of Older Adults Toward Persons with HIV/AIDS in the Salt...

    • Drost, Marjean
    • The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic is affecting individuals of all ages in the U.S. Despite the increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS issues in the U.S., there has been a lack of research examining...
    • Attitude to Health; HIV; HIV Infections; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Health Education; Health Behavior; Health Literacy; Health Knowledge, Risk Factors; Attitudes, Practice;...
    • Utah's Medicaid Moratorium Limiting Certification of Nursing Home Beds

    • McFall, Dennis N.
    • Following the expiration of Certificate of Need in 1984, the State of Utah experienced uncontrolled growth in the number of nursing home beds being constructed. This growth placed a strain on the state’s finances, exposed providers of long term...
    • Health Planning; Medicaid; Health Services Needs and Demand; Certificate of Need; Long-Term Care; Bed Occupancy; Nursing Homes; Health Services Accessibility; Reimbursement Mechanisms; Cost Control; Aging Populations; Moratorium
    • Lifelong Personality Traits and Interests of Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Responses to Video...

    • Steiner, Karen M.
    • The effect of lifelong personality traits and interests of persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) on their participation in certain activities offered in long term care (LTC) facilities is not well documented. In this study, family caregivers...
    • Personality; Alzheimer Disease; Long-Term Care; Caregivers; Respite Care; Memory Disorders; Dementia; Professional-Patient Relations; Geriatric Assessment; Communications Media; Patient Participation; Quality of Life; Questionnaires; Aging...
    • The Impact of Caregiving Burden on Caregivers' Anxiety About Aging

    • Wullschleger, Karla Scroggin
    • This study examined the relationship between caregiving burden and the caregivers' anxiety about their own aging. Other related sociodemographic, social, and social support factors were also examined. The 894 respondents in this research...
    • Caregivers; Aging; Anxiety; Adaptation, Psychological; Life Change Events; Activities of Daily Living; Residential Facilities; Nursing Homes; Social Support; Self-Help Groups; Self Concept; Attitude to Health; Sampling Studies; Questionnaires;...

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