You are here:

Gerontologist

2006 Volume 46, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Promoting Independence for Wheelchair Users: The Role of Home Accommodations

    Susan Allen, Linda Resnik & Jason Roy

    Purpose: The objective of this research is to investigate whether home accommodations influence the amount of human help provided to a nationally representative sample of adults who use wheelchairs... More

    pp. 115-123

    View Abstract
  2. Trends in the Use of Assistive Technology and Personal Care for Late-Life Disability, 1992-2001

    Vicki A. Freedman, Emily M. Agree, Linda G. Martin & Jennifer C. Cornman

    We describe national trends during the 1990s in late-life difficulty and assistance with self-care activities. Among older Americans living in the community and experiencing difficulty with self... More

    pp. 124-127

    View Abstract
  3. Interdisciplinary Care Planning and the Written Care Plan in Nursing Homes: A Critical Review

    Mary Ellen Dellefield

    Purpose: This article is a critical review of the history, research evidence, and state-of-the-art technology in interdisciplinary care planning and the written plan of care in American nursing... More

    pp. 128-133

    View Abstract
  4. The Value of Telephone Support Groups among Ethnically Diverse Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

    Adam L. Bank, Soledad Arguelles, Mark Rubert, Carl Eisdorfer & Sara J. Czaja

    Purpose: Dementia caregiving is a rapidly growing public health problem. Logistical problems prevent many caregivers from utilizing available interventions. This article provides a demonstration of... More

    pp. 134-138

    View Abstract