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    • A Case Management Model for Community-Dwelling Older Adults at Moderate Risk for...

    • Atkinson, Kristina Kay
    • Many 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...
    • 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...
    • Multipurpose Senior Centers: Environmental Influences on Lifelong Learning

    • Eaton, Jackie
    • A 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...
    • 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);...
    • Understanding Hoarding Behavior Among Older Adults: A Case Study Approach

    • Franks, Michele
    • Hoarding 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...
    • 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...
    • Self-Efficacy of Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia

    • Newkirk, Amaris S.
    • In this paper I will describe the development and implementation of a dementia caregiver support group at the University of Utah, and my master's project in which I evaluated the impact of the support group on self-efficacy of caregivers. The...
    • Self Efficacy; Alzheimer Disease; Dementia; Caregivers; Compassion Fatigue; Resilience, Psychological; Self-Help Groups; Long-Term Care; Disease Management; Life Change Events; Self Concept; Cost of Illness; Health Promotion; Health Knowledge,...
    • Rural Senior Centers in Utah Building Coalitions to Strengthen Communities

    • Robison, Nathaniel H.
    • Between 12,000 to 16,000 senior centers nation wide serve nearly 7 million people age 60 and older each day (Beisgen et al, 2003). With their overall goal to promote optimal aging with dignity and independence, senior centers have been appointed...
    • Rural Population; Rural Health; Rural Health Services; Home Care Services; Health Services Accessibility; Health Services Needs and Demand; Community Networks; Independent Living; Vulnerable Populations; Ageism; Senior Centers; Gerontology; Aging...
    • The Effects of Widowhood on Disabled Older Women

    • Telonidis, Jacqueline
    • This 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...
    • 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;...

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