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ERIC Number: EJ563728
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Perceived Risks to Independent Living: The Views of Older, Community-Dwelling Adults.
Mack, Ruthanna; Salmoni, Alan; Viverais-Dressler, Gloria; Porter, Elaine; Garg, Rashmi
Gerontologist, v37 n6 p729-36 Dec 1997
Examines the perceptions of older, community-dwelling adults about factors they consider essential for remaining independent. In-depth interviews with 103 residents revealed that they considered finances, health, family support, a sense of identity, and a feeling of independence as contributing to their ability to remain in the community. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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