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Testing home modification interventions: Issues of theory, measurement, design, and implementation

Focus on interventions research with older adults

Author: Gitlin, L. N.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1999


With chronic conditions, environmental intervention has become a focal point in health care for older people. While there is general support for maintaining the functional capacities of individuals within their own home and community, the cost-effectiveness of home modification services requires further evaluation.

Further Details

Tertiary Title: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Author: Maddox, G.L., Lawton, M. P., Schulz, R.
Pages: 190-246
Issue: 18
Publish Location: New York
Publisher: Springer
Accession Number: July, 2011
Keywords: older, modifications
Reads: 362