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The issue of attitudes of elderly people toward their peers, particularly in residential settings, has been the subject of few investigations. This study examines the extent to which residents who are functionally independent express positive and negative attitudes toward residents who live in...
The quality of residents’ life is now widely recognized as a principle measure of the quality of care provided by nursing homes. This article is focused on the profound psychosocial and existential suffering that was experienced by many of the nursing home residents who were part of a larger...
By making information about long-term-care facilities readily available, consumers in need of services are able to compare facilities and select one that is best for the elder. However, it is unclear how much information is available for residential care settings. In this investigation, an...
This article provides an overview of the evaluation of evidence-based health promotion programs for older adults and introduces an upcoming series of related articles in the Journal of Applied Gerontology. With an aging population, a growing demand for health promotion and chronic disease...
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