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  • Date: 2012
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    • Seniors Driving Safely: An Educational Program to Optimize Electric-Powered Wheelchair Usage Among...

    • Bahr, Kasey
    • For 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...
    • 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...
    • CNA Grief Support: An Educational Website for Certified Nurse Assistants & Skilled Nursing...

    • Clift, Christy Martinsen
    • There 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...
    • 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;...
    • Intergenerational Involvement in the Lives of Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorders:...

    • D'Astous, Valerie A.
    • Current 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...
    • 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;...
    • In Sickness and in Health-Marriage and Caregiving: A Proposed Workshop for Future and Current...

    • Egbert, David L.
    • The 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...
    • 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...
    • Age Friendly Sustainable Communities: Aging in Place with Cohousing

    • Frick, Janet
    • The 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...
    • 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...
    • Business and Aging: A Course Designed for Learning How to Develop Business and Career...

    • Greenwell, Wally
    • This 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...
    • Interdisciplinary Communication; Social Marketing; Commerce; Curriculum; Leadership; Health Care Economics and Organizations; Course Design; Aging Populations; Business; Optimal Aging; Healthcare Economics
    • Toward the Development of a Guide to Home Health Care for Older Adults

    • Koduri, Harika
    • The 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...
    • 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...
    • Hospice Nurses in Utah: A Qualitative Study of Their View on Hospice Nursing Philosophy and...

    • Ridley, Tracy Carol
    • The 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...
    • 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;...
    • Pocketbook in Dermatogeriatrics: An Innovative and Practical Geriatric Dermatology Reference

    • Wong, Jillian Wahmei
    • The 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...
    • 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;...

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