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Home adaptation: helping older people age in place

Geriatric Nursing

Author: Fielo, S. B., Warren, S. A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2001


As people age, decrements in sensory, motor, and cognitive function often jeopardize their ability to manage activities of daily living safely and comfortably in their own homes. The purposes of this article are to discuss common problems faced by many elders who want to remain at home, present information about possible solutions that increase their safety and comfort, and provide resources for additional information on assistive products.

Further Details

Publish Dates: September - October
Pages: 239-246
Volume: 22
Issue: 5
Accession Number: 1.4.03
Keywords: older, assistive device, product, safety improvement
Reads: 154