Alzheimer's disease, a chronic and irreversible form of
dementia, has been recognized as one of the most critical
medical-social-economic problems facing our country. As
Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias progress,
the patient becomes increasingly dependent upon family and
natural support systems to provide care. This dependency
can place the...
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In this qualitative, phenomenological study I employed
oral history methodology, grounded in a life-span
developmental and feminist approach, to explore the
developmental importance of menarche in twenty older women's
"bodily histories." Menarche is an important developmental
event in the female life course because it represents a major
point of confluence...
It is well established that family members,
particularly adult children, are involved in their frail
parents' decision making. It remains unclear however, how
intergenerational decision-making influence is exercised and
how it relates to personal and relationship characteristics.
This study examined the impact of decision-making strategies
and a mother's level of...
Hospital patients are at high risk for foodborne illness; it is essential that
hospital foodservice managers know food safety principles. The purpose of this
research was to assess the basic food safety knowledge of hospital foodservice
managers and to determine their interest in continuing education related to food