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Consumer views about aging-in-place.

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
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11 tweeters
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Title
Consumer views about aging-in-place.
Published in
Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
DOI 10.2147/cia.s90672
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kate Kennedy, Karen Grimmer, Jan Foot, Khushnum Pastakia, Debra Kay, Grimmer, Karen, Kay, Debra, Foot, Jan, Pastakia, Khushnum

Abstract

Supporting older people's choices to live safely and independently in the community (age-in-place) can maximize their quality of life and minimize unnecessary hospitalizations and residential care placement. Little is known of the views of older people about the aging-in-place process, and how they approach and prioritize the support they require to live in the community accommodation of their choice. To explore and synthesize the experiences and perspectives of older people planning for and experiencing aging-in-place. Two purposively sampled groups of community-dwelling people aged 65+ years were recruited for individual interviews or focus groups. The interviews were semistructured, audio-recorded, and transcribed. Themes were identified by three researchers working independently, then in consort, using a qualitative thematic analysis approach. Forty-two participants provided a range of insights about, and strategies for, aging-in-place. Thematic saturation was reached before the final interviews. We identified personal characteristics (resilience, adaptability, and independence) and key elements of successful aging-in-place, summarized in the acronym HIPFACTS: health, information, practical assistance, finance, activity (physical and mental), company (family, friends, neighbors, pets), transport, and safety. This paper presents rich, and rarely heard, older people's views about how they and their peers perceive, characterize, and address changes in their capacity to live independently and safely in the community. Participants identified relatively simple, low-cost, and effective supports to enable them to adapt to change, while retaining independence and resilience. The findings highlighted how successful aging-in-place requires integrated, responsive, and accessible primary health and community services.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 118 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 9%
Researcher 8 7%
Other 8 7%
Other 17 14%
Unknown 31 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 23 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 14 12%
Social Sciences 13 11%
Psychology 11 9%
Computer Science 3 3%
Other 10 8%
Unknown 45 38%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 September 2016.
All research outputs
#1,923,730
of 13,189,958 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#246
of 1,346 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#49,299
of 282,018 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#8
of 55 outputs
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