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A phenomenological approach to understanding rural grandfather roles A phenomenological investigation into the lived experiences of older undergraduate students A phenomenological study of dreams and their meaning at the final developmental stage of life A phenomenological study of romantic love for women in later life A qualitative study of the lived experiences of single, low-income, African American grandmothers raising grandchildren Acceptance of personal health record technology: A survey analysis of the elderly Action research study of risk-management practices at a skilled nursing facility After a late life divorce: A phenomenological exploration into the adjustment process and experiences of ten Latino women living in New York City Age -dependent effect of cerebrolysin and glucose on old -aged memory Ageism: An investigation of knowledge and attitudes of patrol officers related to their preference to work with older adults including those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias An analysis of factors associated with frailty in chronically ill older adults An examination of instructors' perceptions of older adult learners An exploration of social interest therapy as a treatment for depression in the elderly An investigation of parental stress among urban grandparents in raising their grandchildren Assisted living facilities: A qualitative study of staff caregiving training needs in the State of Maryland Attachment styles of adult children and long-term care options for their dependent elder parents Better leadership through an increased understanding of older workers aged sixty and over Bridging the gap: Identifying perceptions of effective teaching methods for age 50+ baby boomer learners Burden and anticipatory grief in caregivers of parents or spouses with Alzheimer's disease Burnout among nursing home administrators: An examination of Georgia's long term care leaders Consumer awareness and use of Medicare star quality ratings in health plan selection Conversations with senior adults about spirituality, death, and dying Cooperative living in retirement: A narrative inquiry exploring innovative retirement living arrangements Critical success factors of five-star assisted living facilities: A case study Cultural competency in nursing homes' activities programs Culture change in nursing homes: Does it improve quality of care? Development of policy and training to improve palliative care services in the long-term care setting Dying for change: An examination of the effect of prison hospice programs on institutional culture Enhancing geriatric curriculum in nursing school Evaluating directors of nursing: Self-perceptions on leadership, job satisfaction, and personnel retention Exemplary informal caregiving of older adults in rural Maine Experiences of professionals working with custodial grandparents during adjustment to raising a grandchild after maternal incarceration From private pay services to social entrepreneurship: A phenomenological study of the experiences of CEOs of nonprofit area agencies on aging Ideal versus reality: A phenomenological inquiry into the lived experience of retirees achieving retirement expectations Independent living for elderly disabled adults: A qualitative phenomenological study Leadership style and its relationship to culture in an aging services provider organization: A case study utilizing flexible design Lesbian, gay and bisexual elders' perception of discrimination in health care: An appreciative inquiry Lift every voice: A qualitative exploration of ageism and heterosexism as experienced by older African American lesbian women and gay men when addressing social services needs Living with Alzheimer's disease: Daughter caregivers and their contemporary families Long-term care placement: The helping professional perspective Medicare prescription drug plan enrollment: Qualitatively exploring the perceptions of uncovered seniors Nurses' awareness and ability to attend to the functional needs of hospitalized elderly patients Observational learning among older adults living in nursing homes Participation in sports as a source of meaning in successful aging Perceived social support and depression: Their relationship among older men Perceptions of health care quality as measured by the Modified Drain Survey Predictors of distress among grandmothers raising grandchildren: The role of community service utilization and social supports Predictors of technological anxiety and self-efficacy and its implications for nonprofit agencies targeting older adults Psychological factors impeding older men from returning to recreational golf after knee joint replacement surgery Reducing falls in the skilled nursing facility: An evidenced based solution for increased elderly safety Respite care for rural Georgia informal caregivers: How they manage and what they need Risk factors of prescription medication adherence as early predictive symptom of mild cognitive impairment among community -dwelling elderly Successful aging in a cultural context: Ethnic influences in the golden years Telecardiology's impact on rural-dwelling patient behaviors who suffer from congestive heart failure The Beck Depression Inventory(RTM) - FastScreen for Medical Patients compared to the Geriatric Depression Scale-15: Predicting depression in medically ill geriatric residents living in long-term care The association between Tai Chi and memory in older adults The correlation of activity participation and maintenance of cognitive functioning in nursing home residents The diagnostic accuracy of a measure of cognitive impairment in elderly veterans The efficacy of an interdisciplinary Allen cognitive approach in the care of nursing home residents with cognitive deficits The elderly client's perception of caring behaviors The essence of the lived experiences of female octogenarians: A phenomenological study The impact of hospitalist care on the elderly population with community acquired pneumonia in the hospital setting The influence of social support systems on the degree of PTSD symptoms in the elderly The lived experience of dignity and independence: A phenomenological study of Arkansas assisted living The lived experience of the Green House resident The lived experiences of alcoholism in older women The lived experiences of grandmother guardians The lived experiences of older adults who abuse alcohol: Why and how they became sober The relationship of self-esteem, spirituality, negative emotional symptoms, and locus of control to posttraumatic growth in older, middle class adults The vanishing nursing home administrator: Stress and intent to leave