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  • Date: 1999
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    • The Influence of Historical Roles of Caregiving on African-Americans Today: A Multi-Dimensional...

    • Allen, Reginald L.
    • This paper examines the historical tradition of African caregiving in African American culture and how this cultural tradition may continue to influence African American caregivers today. This paper investigates, highlights, and identifies the ways...
    • Caregivers; African Americans; Cultural Characteristics; Cultural Diversity; Ethnic Groups; Family; Religion; Culture; Social Support; Gerontology; Aging Populations; African American Caregivers
    • Increasing Safe Medication Practices in Older Adults: An Assessment of Needs and Educational...

    • Christensen, Sandra F.
    • As the population ages the risk of chronic illness increases, necessitating the acceptance of a long-term medication regimen. Increasing the numbers of daily medications may result in adverse drug reactions, unsafe medication practices, and...
    • Aged; Social Isolation; Communication Barriers; Cooperative Behavior; Patient Safety; Patient Education as Topic; Health Education; Health Promotion; Attitude to Health; Independent Living; Activities of Daily Living; Quality of Life; Self Care;...
    • Evaluating the Caregiver Burden Inventory (CBI) for Determininig Eligibility for Respite Services

    • Curtis, Kitt C.
    • Community resources available to caregivers of adults who are suffering from chronic long-term illnesses are limited. Providing needed intervention through respite services to caregivers can benefit the recipients by easing their caregiving burden....
    • Caregivers; Long-Term Care; Dependency (Psychology); Stress, Psychological; Self-Assessment; Community Networks; Social Support; Needs Assessment; Eligibility Determination; Questionnaires; Interview; Aging Populations; Caregiver Burden Inventory;...
    • The Promise and Limits of Lifelong Learning in Utah: The Case of HB60

    • McKean-Pett, Claire
    • The concept of lifelong learning - continued learning throughout the complete life span - enjoys mainstream recognition and support in the United States. The challenge facing state funded institutions of higher education is the...
    • Learning; Aged; Students; Retirement; Education, Continuing; Mentors; Social Facilitation; Social Networking; Self Concept; Personal Satisfaction; Legislation; Public Policy; Aging Populations; Lifelong Learning; Adult Education; HB60; Tuition...
    • The Development of a Clinical Gerontology Lab for Physical Therapy Students: Curriculum Strategies

    • Nelson, Jennifer
    • Physical therapists are currently being educated and trained to be "generalists". Most physical therapy curricula are designed with the intent of providing the basic components necessary to treat any patient population. The students are encouraged...
    • Physical Therapists; Education, Professional; Curriculum; Physical Therapy Specialty; Health Services for the Aged; Physical Examination; Geriatric Assessment; Rehabilitation; Recovery of Function; Gerontology; Aging Populations; Geriatric Care
    • Participation of Widowed Older Adults in a Self-Care and Health Education Program: Application of...

    • Rice, Sarah Jane
    • Decreased morbidity and mortality are just two of the documented outcomes from health promotion activities. Older adults who have recently lost a spouse are potentially at greater risk of compromised health and of becoming more...
    • Spouses; Widowhood; Grief; Bereavement; Adaptation, Psychological; Health Promotion; Attitude to Health; Health Literacy; Health Behavior; Self Care; Independent Living; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Health Education; Questionnaires; Aging...

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