Quality of life in older persons meaning and measurement by Linda K. George

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York .

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  • Old age,
  • Social indicators,
  • Psychometrics,
  • Gerontology -- Research

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StatementLinda K. George, Lucille B. Bearon.
ContributionsBearon, Lucille B., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .G38
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4099280M
ISBN 100877054886
LC Control Number80013645

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Issues, policies, programs, and achievements positively impacting older people are examined for each country. It identifies important contributing factors to optimal aging and quality of life—including the individual role, social support, physical health, mental health, long term care, residential setting, economic status, and lifestyle/5(2).

This book explores the meaning of quality of life in care for older persons and introduces the reader to their main concerns when receiving care.

Based on qualitative research, it pays particular attention to the needs and requirements of older people, considering their individual family situations, social circumstances, values and : Thomas Boggatz. Quality of Life in Older Persons: Meaning and Measurement by Lucille B. Bearon; Linda K.

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Linda K. George, Lucille B. Bearon. Human Sciences Press, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Sense of control and quality of life for older people are intimately interrelated.

Sense of control is a pivotal contributor to a wide variety of behaviors including intellectual performance and coping with stress and to both mental and physical well-being, which are essential elements of the quality of life. What constitutes quality of life for older people.

How can quality of life be measured. How might policy makers improve quality of life for older people. This book considers key findings from the Growing Older research programme and presents them in a lively thematic format.

It focuses on ways in which quality of life can be extended for older people and offers short research-based summaries of key findings on a variety of core topics with a major emphasis on the views.

A consensus can only be reached if nurses and other health professionals understand the perspective of older persons. The aim of this book is to describe older person’s understanding of quality of life and to examine how interventions by nurses and.

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Annotation. Click Get Books for free books. Growing Older Quality Of Life In Old Age. Objectives The purpose of this study was to investigate quality of life (QOL) and attitudes to ageing in Turkish older adults at two old people's homes (nursing homes) and to explain relationship.

Older people with an intellectual disability experienced better quality of life outcomes in terms of participation in meaningful activity and community access when they lived in intellectual disability homes compared with older people’s homes.

It was not. \"Ageing Well\" is key reading for students, academics, practitioners and policy makers who are concerned with the research and practice that will help to improve quality of life for older people.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Models of quality of life in older age -- The study: aims, methods, measures.

It also improves the quality of life of older people from an integral point of view, that is, from a medical, psychological, and social perspective.

It is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary, holistic approach, focused on the person searching for new support strategies for the care and improvement of the health of the elderly, from an.

Palliative care for older persons has been less prioritised than palliative care for younger people with cancer, which may lead to unnecessary suffering and decreased quality of life at the final stage of life.

Aim. To evaluate whether a palliative care intervention had any influence on the perceived quality of life of older persons (≥65 years). Quality of Life for Older People: An International Perspective by Lassey, William R.; Lassey, Marie L.

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Older Irish people’s quality of life increases with age and peaks at 68, before starting to decline gradually, according to new research. Social factors, notably a person’s ability to maintain. The book is organized into two sections that address quality of life issues.

Section I broadly addresses quality of life issues across the full range of care environments, while Section II addresses some of the more specific issues and health conditions that have an impact on the quality of life of older adults.

In the Western world at least 90% of older people live in their ordinary homes in the community (Iwarsson, ), but still, empirical studies on how objective physical environmental factors really affect the daily lives and subjective well-being of the elderly population in.


Herr & Germain Weber eds., ) [hereinafter AGING, RIGHTS, AND QUALITY OF LIFE]. Britons and other Europeans tend to use the term "intellectual disability" rather than "men-tal retardation.".

Elderly is defined as being 65 years of age or older. Falls are common in older individuals and result in loss of confidence and independence. The number of persons above the age of 60 years is fast growing, especially in India. India as the second most populous country in the world has million people at or over the age of The aim of study was to evaluate the quality of life in.

Background: Depression is a prevalent and disabling condition in older persons (≥ 60 years) that increases the risk of mortality and negatively influences quality of life (QOL). The relationship between depression, or depressive symptoms, and QOL has been increasingly addressed by research in recent years, but a review that can contribute to a better understanding of this relationship in.

Quality of life includes everything from physical health, family, education, employment, wealth, safety, security to freedom, religious beliefs, and the environment. QOL has a wide range of contexts, including the fields of international development, healthcare, politics and employment.

This Quality of Life Assessment Manual is an introduction to seven QoL assessment measures developed by the Quality of Life Assessment Project at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

The manual provides an overview of QoL assessment for three distinct groups including families, older adults and adults with serious mental illness. aging rights and quality of life prospects for older people with developmental disabilities Posted By Edgar Wallace Publishing TEXT ID a9fdc Online PDF Ebook Epub Library on 01 01 00 title book review aging rights and quality of life prospects for older people with developmental disabilities stanley s herr and germain weber eds aging.

The study focuses on older people living at home in two contrasting areas of south east England, and demonstrates not only that older people can talk about, and do think about, quality of life, but also highlights how quality of life varies for different age groups of the elderly population living at home, in different geographical areas.

Comments. Kaiser R.M. () Aging in Place: Maintaining Quality of Life for Older Persons at Home. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. As part of a randomized controlled trial evaluating a transitional care facility, we assessed the HRQoL of older people awaiting first-time transfer to residential aged care using the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) measure [].

We also considered the relationship between HRQoL and survival, hospital usage, residence status and. The proportion of older persons in Bangladesh is significantly increasing due to demographic transition.

This will bring new demands related to older persons’ health and social needs. Expeditious development of initiatives to face these coming challenges is required. The aim of this study was to assess older persons’ quality of life in southern Bangladesh, and the relationship between.

There is limited knowledge on the ability of a poor quality of life (QOL) and health-related QOL (HRQOL) to predict mortality and other adverse health events, independently of the frailty syndrome and other confounders, in older people living in the community and not selected on the basis of specific chronic conditions.

Aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of the overall QOL and of. Summary: The aim of my research project was to find how to improve elderly people’s quality of life through occupational therapy (OT).

I had chosen this topic because my elderly grandparents were undertaking the acquisition of OT services, and I wanted to use the research project to. The results reveal that music promotes quality of life by contributing to positive self-esteem, by helping people feel competent and independent, and by lessening feelings of isolation and loneliness.

The paper argues that music can be used to maintain and promote a better quality of life for older people. The psychometric properties of the older people's quality of life questionnaire, compared with the CASP and the WHOQOL-OLD. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, The results showed that older people of high religious piety display better quality of life profiles than their counterparts in the low religious piety group.

The effects of self-reported religion type were mainly seen with paranormal beliefs compatible with their religious beliefs, whereas the effects of religious piety were more pronounced in. Background. It has been estimated that older people spend per cent of their time in their home.

Although housing type and condition are widely considered to be important contributors to health and quality of life, many older people still live in unsuitable housing [].Furthermore, 19 per cent of men and 33 per cent of women aged lived alone in the UK inwhilst 29 per cent of.

Quality of Life in Older People. Therapeutic Objectives in Older People. ADDITIONAL CONTENT Test your knowledge. Medicare. Medicare, administered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is primarily a health insurance program for older adults.

If a patient’s claim for Medicare coverage is denied, a challenge can be made to. Justice, they argue, requires that people be treated similarly unless there are morally relevant reasons for treating them differently.

In determining who should or should not receive health care, it is relevant to consider a person's need for health care, the likelihood of recovery, or the likelihood of improving a person's quality of life.

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