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Rural Older Adults’ Previous Help and Support Experiences: Influences on Attitudes about Current and Future Assistance
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11)
We investigated the extent to which earlier life experiences with informal and formal services might influence older adults’ views of getting assistance in the future. In a short-term longitudinal follow up of telephone ...
Rural Older Women’s Experiences with Chronic Health Problems: Daily Challenges and Care Practices
(Virginia Tech, 2004)
Living with chronic diseases and their manifestations affects daily functioning and influences the quality of life of older women. This study, guided by the integration of life-course theory and a trajectory model of chronic ...
Caregivers of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Information and Support Needs
(Virginia Tech, 2004-11)
One of the newer concepts of age-related memory deficit is mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI reflects self-reported changes in cognitive function that do not necessarily interfere with work or social relations; it is ...
Geriatric Chronic Pain: Issues and Challenges from the Research Literature
(Virginia Tech, 2001-11)
Researchers interested in chronic pain in older adults come from multiple disciplines; thus existing information about geriatric pain is widely scattered. To establish a foundation from which to construct future research ...