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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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Pruning the Family Tree: The Plight of Grandparents Who Are Alienated from Their Grandchildren

Grandparents who are prevented from seeing grandchildren suffer serious emotional and physical consequences. This phenomenon is examined through a theoretical lens, current practice application, and call for further investigation.

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Published online: October 18, 2016

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Youth Experiences with Older Relatives Who Have Dementia

Youth relationships with older relatives with dementia can have a profound effect on their interactions. Dementia is prevalent and the number of people with dementia is anticipated to rise.

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Published online: October 5, 2016

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The Impact of Strong for Life on the Physical Functioning and Health of Older Adults Receiving Home and Community-Based Services

To test the effects of Strong for Life (SFL) on the physical performance and self-rated health of older adults receiving Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

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Published online: September 28, 2016

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