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Post-occupancy Evaluation on the Physical Environment of Five Care and Attention Homes for the Elderly in Hong Kong

This research evaluates typical care and attention homes in Hong Kong through the method of post-occupancy evaluation.

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Published online: February 17, 2017

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Intersecting Dialogues in Health and Aging: Developing Digital Trust Networks in Regional Australia

This exploratory paper discusses an emerging dialogue between gender and aging in regional Australia’s digital future. It concerns trust philosophy and proposed digital peer support networks of older men "at-risk-of-suicide."

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Published online: February 10, 2017

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Who’s “Really” Old?: Addressing Shifting Targets of Ageism through Intragroup and Intergroup Perceptions of Aging

Ageism is addressed through in-group and out-group perspectives of Canadian students (n=216) and seniors (n=184). Results show the fragmentation of old age whereby the oldest are highly stigmatized.

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Published online: January 24, 2017

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Social Representations of Violence against the Elderly

This paper discusses representations of violence against the elderly examined through the lens of the Theory of Social Representations.

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Published online: December 8, 2016

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The Effects of Elderly Employment on Youth Employment in Japan

We found that elderly employment has increased the probability of new graduates failing to find a full-time job and decreased their future income by 7–8%.

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Published online: November 22, 2016

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Quality of Life and the Role of Communal Space in Sheltered Housing: A Qualitative Study

This paper describes findings from a study exploring the experiences of the value of communal spaces in sheltered housing and the contribution communal spaces made to residents' quality of life.

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Published online: November 22, 2016

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An Andragogic Approach to Fall-prevention Education for the Elderly in Community-based Settings

This paper discusses positive effects of fall prevention education by utilizing the andragogic principles of adult education as a theoretical framework for health promotion related to fall prevention education.

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Published online: November 15, 2016

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Examining Dementia Caregivers’ Experiences

This paper examines dementia carergivers' experiences to inform an undergraduate curriculum.

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Published online: November 10, 2016

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Successful Aging: Integrating Physical and Social Perspectives into a Continuing Care Retirement Community

This paper determines which physical and social factors of long-term care environments can promote successful aging for older adults.

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Published online: November 10, 2016

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Self-management, Stress, and Self-esteem in Older Adults

This study examines predictors of older adults’ self-management. Family relationship quality, general health, and physical activity frequency directly and indirectly predicted self-management, which subsequently predicted perceived stress and self-esteem.

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Published online: October 25, 2016

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