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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/162179
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Confrontation With Aging: Living With Others in Old Age
Author(s):
Dupuis-Blanchard, Suzanne
Author Details:
Suzanne Dupuis-Blanchard, BScN, MN, PhD, Universite de Moncton, School of Nursing, Moncton, NB, Canada, email: suzanne.dupuis-blanchard@umoncton.ca
Abstract:
In our current society, there is a tendency towards regrouping older adults in nursing homes, in designated apartment buildings and in gated communities. These are homogeneous communities which present certain advantages; however, they also present challenges unique to group living such as loss of self-identity, feelings of vulnerability and confrontation with aging. Therefore, the purpose of this qualitative descriptive pilot project was to develop a better understanding of the meaning of living with other older adults in senior designated apartment buildings. A partnership was established with three senior designated apartment buildings in an urban centre. Recruitment of participants for the study was initiated by placing posters advertising the study on bulletin boards, announcement in the facility's newsletter and word of mouth from seniors themselves. One focus group was held in each building. Analysis was conducted with the process of constant comparison of data. This presentation will focus on the meaning given by seniors of the phenomenon of living with other older adults. The findings provide a new understanding of the concept of confrontation with aging previously lacking in the literature. Nurses must recognize and familiarize themselves with the processes of normal, healthy aging, including living with other seniors outside the long-term care environment.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2009
Conference Name:
CASN Nursing Research Conference
Conference Host:
Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
Conference Location:
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Description:
Conference theme: Interrelationships between Theory, Research, and Practice: A Systemic Approach in Nursing, held 4-7 May 2009.
Note:
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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleConfrontation With Aging: Living With Others in Old Ageen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDupuis-Blanchard, Suzanneen_US
dc.author.detailsSuzanne Dupuis-Blanchard, BScN, MN, PhD, Universite de Moncton, School of Nursing, Moncton, NB, Canada, email: suzanne.dupuis-blanchard@umoncton.caen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/162179-
dc.description.abstractIn our current society, there is a tendency towards regrouping older adults in nursing homes, in designated apartment buildings and in gated communities. These are homogeneous communities which present certain advantages; however, they also present challenges unique to group living such as loss of self-identity, feelings of vulnerability and confrontation with aging. Therefore, the purpose of this qualitative descriptive pilot project was to develop a better understanding of the meaning of living with other older adults in senior designated apartment buildings. A partnership was established with three senior designated apartment buildings in an urban centre. Recruitment of participants for the study was initiated by placing posters advertising the study on bulletin boards, announcement in the facility's newsletter and word of mouth from seniors themselves. One focus group was held in each building. Analysis was conducted with the process of constant comparison of data. This presentation will focus on the meaning given by seniors of the phenomenon of living with other older adults. The findings provide a new understanding of the concept of confrontation with aging previously lacking in the literature. Nurses must recognize and familiarize themselves with the processes of normal, healthy aging, including living with other seniors outside the long-term care environment.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T09:58:20Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T09:58:20Z-
dc.conference.date2009-
dc.conference.nameCASN Nursing Research Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostCanadian Association of Schools of Nursingen_US
dc.conference.locationMoncton, New Brunswick, Canadaen_US
dc.descriptionConference theme: Interrelationships between Theory, Research, and Practice: A Systemic Approach in Nursing, held 4-7 May 2009.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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