Working with Older People: Volume 25 Issue 2

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Keeping together: older people in longitudinal research studies, the case of TwinsUK

Gill Mein, Taha Bhatti, Sarah Bailey, Claire J. Steves, Deborah Hart, Paz Garcia, Anthea Tinker

A decline in participation in research studies as people age is inevitable as health declines. This paper aims to address this by collecting data from a group of participants to…

Family experiences of caregiving to patients with Alzheimer

Eman Al-Zyoud, Mahmoud Maharmeh, Muayyad Ahmad

This paper aims to describe and understand the family experience of caregiving to their Alzheimer patients and to explore the impact of caregiving on the family’s caregiver…


Frequent problems and their management among mechanically ventilated critically ill elderly patients

Watchara Tabootwong, Frank Kiwanuka

Multiple pathologies and age-related physiological changes lead to acute respiratory failure. This necessitates mechanical ventilation among elderly patients. Mechanically…


Modelling the comparative costs of Namaste Care: results from the namaste care intervention UK study

Jennifer Bray, Dawn Brooker, Isabelle Latham, Darrin Baines

The purpose of this paper is to populate a theoretical cost model with real-world data, calculating staffing, resource and consumable costs of delivering Namaste Care Intervention…

Retirement and organizations: perspectives and challenges for both workers and human resource management

Diogo Henrique Helal, Cleverson Vasconcelos da Nóbrega, Tatiana Aguiar Porfírio de Lima

This paper aims to reflect on retirement, showing its different viewpoints, advocating the need to understand the issue from a procedural and multidimensional perspective, and…

Self-determination and financial well-being: mediating role of financial attitude among retirees in Nigeria

Benard Alkali Soepding, John C. Munene, Laura Orobia

Little is known about how self-determination and financial attitude are linked to retirees’ financial well-being in Nigerian context. Drawing from the theory of reasoned action…

The relationships among self-efficacy, health literacy, self-care and glycemic control in older people with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Ariyanti Saleh, Wirda Wirda, Andi Masyitha Irwan, Aulia Insani Latif

This study aims to identify the relationships among self-efficacy, health literacy, self-care and glycemic control in older people with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM).


Workforce ethnic diversity in older people’s care services: thinking back and thinking ahead in COVID-19 times

Jill Manthorpe, Jo Moriarty

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on long-standing, structural race inequality in Britain. This paper aims to review historic patterns of ethnic diversity among the…

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