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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Seniors’ Online Communities: A Quantitative Content Analysis

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

June 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5640 words.

Purpose:  To examine the contents and characteristics of seniors’ online communities and to explore their potential benefits to older adults. null...

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Implementing a University–Community–Retail Partnership Model to Facilitate Community Education on Universal Design

Christine A. Price, Susan L. Zavotka and Margaret H. Teaford.

in The Gerontologist

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3827 words.

Purpose: A collaborative partnership model was used to develop and implement a state-wide community education program on universal design. null...

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The Fun Culture in Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

April 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7166 words.

Purpose of the study:  Previous research found that “fun on line” is the most dominant content in seniors’ online communities. The present study...

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Cognitive Function and Oral Health Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Bei Wu, Brenda L. Plassman, Richard J. Crout and Jersey Liang.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 3669 words.

Background. Both oral health problems and cognitive impairment are relatively common among older adults. Poorer oral health appears to contribute to a decline...

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Hospitalization and Alzheimer's Disease: Results From a Community-Based Study

Steven M. Albert, Rosann Costa, Carol Merchant, Scott Small, Robert A. Jenders and Yaakov Stern.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background. Prior studies offer conflicting findings on whether Alzheimer's disease (AD) is associated with an increased risk of hospitalization.

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Random Versus Volunteer Selection for a Community-Based Study

Mary Ganguli, Mary E. Lytle, Maureen D. Reynolds and Hiroko H. Dodge.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background. Selection methods vary greatly in ease and cost-effectiveness. The effects of selection factors associated with subjects' recruitment...

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Visual Attention and Driving Behaviors Among Community-Living Older Persons

Emily D. Richardson and Richard A. Marottoli.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3960 words.

Background. Older drivers have higher rates of crashes per mile driven compared with most other drivers, and these crashes result in greater...

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Prevalence Rate of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Elderly Individuals

Stefania Maggi, Nadia Minicuci, Jean Langlois, Mara Pavan, Giuliano Enzi and Gaetano Crepaldi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3488 words.

Background. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common problem in elderly people, due mainly to functional impairments and concurrent medical diseases....

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Physical Activity and Mortality in Frail, Community-Living Elderly Patients

Francesco Landi, Matteo Cesari, Graziano Onder, Fabrizia Lattanzio, Ester Manes Gravina and Roberto Bernabei.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3924 words.

Background. The authors describe the prevalence of moderate-intensity physical activity in a population of older persons living in the community. In addition,...

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Falls in African American and White Community-Dwelling Elderly Residents

Joseph T. Hanlon, Lawrence R. Landerman, Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Stephanie Studenski.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 4760 words.

Background. Few studies have examined the relationship of race to falls. This study evaluated the association between potential risk factors and...

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Effectiveness of a Community-Based Multifactorial Intervention on Falls and Fall Risk Factors in Community-Living Older Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Anne Shumway-Cook, Ilene F. Silver, Mary LeMier, Sally York, Peter Cummings and Thomas D. Koepsell.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 5402 words.

Objective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a 12-month community-based intervention on falls and risk factors (balance, lower...

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Community Engagement and the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

Johanna R. Sood and Sidney M. Stahl.

in The Gerontologist

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 1586 words.

The National Institute on Aging created the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMARs) to address infrastructure development intended to reduce health disparities among older...

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Building Community for the Long Term: An Intergenerational Commitment

Gillian Hamilton, Sheri Brown, Tena Alonzo, Mary Glover, Yvonne Mersereau and Pamela Willson.

in The Gerontologist

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Intergenerational visitation programs have demonstrated advantages for the young and old, but few programs last more than a year or two. Weaving long-term intergenerational programs into...

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Patterns of Service Use in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

John A. Krout, Jean Oggins and Heidi H. Holmes.

in The Gerontologist

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6640 words.

The authors analyzed the use of 16 onsite services reported by 91 residents of a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC). The most frequently used services appear to be those of...

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An Integrated Model of Co-ordinated Community-Based Care

Andrew E. Scharlach, Carrie L. Graham and Clara Berridge.

in The Gerontologist

August 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6592 words.

Purpose of the Study:

Co-ordinated approaches to community-based care are a central component of current and proposed efforts to help vulnerable older adults...

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Home- and Community-Based Long-Term Care

Mary Stuart and Michael Weinrich.

in The Gerontologist

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6150 words.

Purpose: Denmark is cited as a model in the development of home- and community-based systems for the frail elderly population. We examined the...

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Assistive Technology in Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Waiver Programs

Martin Kitchener, Terence Ng, Hyang Yuol Lee and Charlene Harrington.

in The Gerontologist

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6188 words.

Purpose:  As consensus emerges concerning the need to extend publicly funded home- and community-based services that support the independence of...

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Baby Boomers in an Active Adult Retirement Community: Comity Interrupted

Erin G. Roth, Lynn Keimig, Robert L. Rubinstein, Leslie Morgan, J. Kevin Eckert, Susan Goldman and Amanda D. Peeples.

in The Gerontologist

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 7039 words.

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This article explores a clash between incoming Baby Boomers and older residents in an active adult retirement community (AARC). We...

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Preference for Place of Death in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Judith C. Hays, Anthony N. Galanos, Tahira A. Palmer, Douglas R. McQuoid and Elizabeth P. Flint.

in The Gerontologist

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4530 words.

Purpose: To describe death-related planning and preferences for place of death among well elders in a community characterized by a low rate of...

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Attitudes Toward Community-Based Services Among Japanese American Families

Heather M. Young, Wayne M. McCormick and Peter P. Vitaliano.

in The Gerontologist

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8918 words.

Purpose: This descriptive study explored attitudes toward community-based long-term care services and factors influencing service utilization among...

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