ERIC Number: EJ224974
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Assessing the Needs of the Elderly: State of the Art.
Little, Virginia C.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v11 n1 p65-76 1980
There is no accepted definition of "needs" of the elderly. Perceptions vary with age, professional role, relationships, and time. The wide range of methodologies presents problems. Research instruments are being refined. The use of index of incapacity measures offers the best data base for planning needed services. (Author/NRB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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