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Inside assisted living : the search for home

Author: J Kevin Eckert
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on in-depth interviews with residents, family members, staff, and administrators of six different types of assisted living residence. An appendix describes the qualitative research process used by a collaborative research team of the Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County's Center for Aging Studies. "Transitions from assisted living: sociocultural aspect," funded by the National Institute on Aging, was designed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interview
Electronic books
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Inside assisted living.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008037843
(OCoLC)244601823
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Kevin Eckert
ISBN: 9780801895203 0801895200
OCLC Number: 551804118
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 246 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Miss Helen at Valley Glen Home --
Opal at Franciscan House --
Karen at Huntington Inn --
Mrs. Koehler at Middlebury Manor --
Dr. Catherine at the Chesapeake --
Mr. Sidney at Laurel Ridge --
Everyday life in assisted living --
Aging in places --
The reality and promise of assisted living.
Responsibility: J. Kevin Eckert [and others] ; with contributions by Sheryl Zimmerman [and others] ; foreword by Bill Thomas.

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