Gramstad A, Storli SL, Hamran T. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2012 May;7(3):189-98. doi: 10.3109/17483107.2011.618212. Epub 2012 Mar 1. SOURCE: Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø , Norway. ABSTRACT: An unmet need for assistive technology devices (ATD) occurs when a person would benefit from ATD, as assessed by health-care… Read More »»
Do I need it? Do I really need it?” Elderly peoples experiences of unmet assistive technology device needs
The identification of assistive technologies being used to support the daily occupations of community-dwelling older adults with dementia: a cross-sectional pilot study.
Boger J, Quraishi M, Turcotte N, Dunal L. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2013 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print] Source Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto , Toronto , Canada . Abstract Abstract Purpose: Assistive technologies (ATs) have tremendous potential to support occupations (i.e. meaningful daily activities) impacted by changes… Read More »»
“Live Well, Live Long: Health Promotion & Disease Prevention for Older Adults”, created by The American Society on Aging, funded through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contact URL http://www.asaging.org/CDC/index.cfm Training and Encouraging Senior Activity (TESA): Engaging, Effective Fitness Workshops for Older Adults and Activity Leaders Contact URL http://www.aahperd.org/aapar/template.cfm?template=TESA.htm
Slide presentations and guidelines for Physicians Assistants, Family Practitioners, and Nurse Practitioners on Primary Care of Elders with Disabilities Location: website Administering Organization: The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), funded by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) Contact: Kathy Watson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit Website
Forgoing physician visits because of cost: a source of health disparities for elderly people with disabilities?
OBJECTIVE: To examine disparities in having a usual source of care and forgoing physician visits because of cost between elderly people (age > or =65y) with and without disabilities after consecutively controlling for predisposing, enabling, and perceived and evaluated health need factors using the Andersen behavioral model, and to identify the determinants of such disparities.… Read More »»
Sixteen case studies examined the impact of various natural disasters and conflict-related emergencies on older people, the strengths and gaps in emergency planning, response and recovery, and the contributions older people made to their families and communities. Case examples were chosen from both developed and developing countries. Older persons suffered disproportionate impacts in several cases.… Read More »»