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Home adaptation: helping older people age in place

Geriatric Nursing

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

Abstract:

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

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