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  • Date: 1998
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    • 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...
    • Service Needs, Availability and Satisfaction Among Lesbians Age 40+

    • Davis, Cynthia L.
    • The purpose of this study was to examine perceived needs, the perception of unmet needs, and the level of satisfaction with service providers for lesbians age 40+ in seven life areas from three different locations. The research questions were:...
    • Women; Homosexuality, Female; Self-Help Groups; Social Support; Personal Satisfaction; Independent Living; Role; Gender Identity; Sexual Behavior; Health Services Needs and Demand; Needs Assessment; Age Groups; Minority Groups; Prejudice; Civil...
    • Consumers' Guide to Assisted Living in the Wasatch Front: A Gerontologist's Perspective

    • Fender, Michael Julian
    • The field of assisted living is a relatively new component in the continuum of housing and health care for older adults in the State of Utah, and elsewhere. Assisted living offers a new alternative to older adults who are not comfortable living on...
    • Assisted Living Facilities; Housing; Life Style; Health Behavior; Activities of Daily Living; Health Care Costs; Delivery of Health Care; Consumer Health Information; Health Promotion; Resource Guides; Aging Populations; Optimal Aging; Assisted...
    • Employing Older Workers: Strategies for Recruitment and Retention

    • Hebertson, Peter
    • The United States and Utah are currently undergoing the most dramatic demographic shift in recorded history. By the year 2020, the number of people 65+ is expected to double. This explosive age growth will impact every aspect of American society....
    • Population Characteristics; Retirement; Activities of Daily Living; Employment; Education, Professional, Return to Work; Retraining; Career Mobility; Job Satisfaction; Ageism; Age Distribution; Older Workers; Aging Populations; Employment Status
    • Finding Direction in the Medicaid Maze: A Guide for Nursing Home Residents and Their Families

    • Knapp, Stacey R.
    • In my three years of experience as a nursing home social worker and now a nursing home administrator, it has always been difficult to help families and residents understand the Medicaid application process. The primary purpose of this project is to...
    • Nursing Homes; Skilled Nursing Facilities; Long-Term Care; Medicaid; Information Dissemination; Programmed Instruction as Topic; Eligibility Determination; Dual MEDICAID MEDICARE Eligibility; Handbooks; Aging Populations; Medical Assistance;...
    • Presenting Corporate Eldercare: Helping Employers Assist Employed Caregivers

    • Larsen, Eve B.
    • A presentation on Eldercare was designed first, to encourage employers in providing a comprehensive benefits and programs package to their employees who currently care for elderly dependants. Second, to determine the readiness of a business in Utah...
    • Caregivers; Public-Private Sector Partnerships; Cooperative Behavior; Community Networks; Efficiency; Job Satisfaction; Family Leave; Health Care Costs; Aging Populations; Working Caregivers; Family Caregivers; Eldercare Benefit Programs
    • Educational Programs for Older Adults in Salt Lake County: Filling the Gaps

    • Madsen, Erin James
    • Interviews with 32 directors of educational programs were conducted to create a description of programs for older adults in Salt Lake County and its surrounding area, and to find aspects in common among programs with high enrollment. Program...
    • Health Promotion; Retirement; Social Support; Education, Continuing; Learning; Activities of Daily Living; Community Networks; Recreation; Art; Socialization; Intergenerational Relations; Resource Guides; Aging Populations; Lifelong Learning; Adult...
    • Managing Elderly Depression in Primary Care: How a Medicare HMO measures up to AHCPR clinical...

    • Martin, Carol A.
    • A secondary data analysis was performed to determine how a Medicare HMO managed elderly depression as compared to depression management guidelines established by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). The subjects totaling 1958 (...
    • Depression; Diagnosis, Differential; Comorbidity; Aged; Medicare; Health Maintenance Organizations; United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Cross-Sectional Studies; Gerontology; Aging Populations; Depression Management; Depressed...
    • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: A Training Manual for Special Care Unit Staff

    • Peacock, Kyle J.
    • Alzheimer’s Disease currently affects over 4 million adults, at a cost of care of over $90 billion annually. As the aging population increases, so will the number of individuals affected with this illness. Current services are inadequate, and...
    • Alzheimer Disease; Dementia; Memory; Long-Term Care; Health Services Needs and Demand; Health Care Costs; Cost of Illness; Caregivers; Adaptation, Psychological; Manual Communication; Activities of Daily Living; Consumer Health Information;...
    • Salt Lake County Senior Medical Transportation Survey

    • Zucconi, Merrie
    • The objective of the Senior Medical Transportation Survey was to identify how people sixty years of age and older, living in the Salt Lake County area, were meeting their medical transportation needs. The three-month, non-thesis research project...
    • Health Services Needs and Demand; Needs Assessment; Data Collection; Independent Living; Transportation of Patients; Activities of Daily Living; Health Services for the Aged; Health Care Costs; Systems Integration; Surveys; Aging Populations;...

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