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When people with pre-existing disabilities age in place: implications for social work practice

Health & Social Work

Author: Gilson, S. F., Netting, F. E.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


Distinguishes prolonged vs accelerated aging in individuals with pre-existing physical disabilities. A brief overview & selected background information on the increasing linkages between the aging & disabled communities are provided. Case examples of 4 such people illustrate the practice implications faced by social workers in partnering with individuals with preexisting disabilities & in being sensitive to their desires concerning aging in place.

Further Details

Pages: 290-298
Volume: 22
Issue: 4
Accession Number: 3.4.03
Keywords: older, mobility
Reads: 226