Working with Older People: Volume 28 Issue 1

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Psychosocial support for indigenous informal caregivers in Colombia

Yenny Vicky Paredes-Arturo, Andrea Florez-Madroñero, Daniel Camilo Aguirre-Acevedo

This paper aims to analyze how psychosocial support influences caring activities toward indigenous older adults.

Supporting social connection for people living with dementia: lessons from the findings of the TRIO study

Louise Margaret Prendergast, Gill Toms, Diane Seddon, Carys Jones, Bethany Fern Anthony, Rhiannon Tudor Edwards

The purpose of this paper is to share the learning concerning how services and the paid carers working in them can support people living with dementia (PLWD) and their unpaid…


The effect of household poverty on the economic activity of the elderly in Indonesia

Sukamdi , Titik Munawaroh, Fauziah Lestari, Dewi Fatimah Anwar

This study aims to analyse the condition of the elderly in poor households which includes two things. The first is the characteristics of the elderly in poor households and the…

Cognitive performance of depressed older people with cognitive decline

Ana María Salazar, María Fernanda Reyes, Olga Pedraza, Angela Gisselle Lozano, María Camila Montalvo, Juan Camilo Rodriguez Fandiño

Different studies relate the presence of depression to lower cognitive performance and higher functional dependence in older people; however, this is not entirely clear. The…

Multi-level Meals on Wheels insights: a qualitative study

Christine FitzGerald

Meals on Wheels (MOW) support older people to live in their own homes and communities. The purpose of this paper is to explore MOW experiences from a multi-stakeholder level to…


Positive ageing in institutional homes: towards a de-stigmatization process

Satish Kr Gupta, Anirban Mukherjee

This qualitative research examines the varied reasons for relocation to old age homes (OAHs) in contemporary India. The purpose of this study investigates the acceptance of…

Emergency preparedness for older adults via culture

Kyoo-Man Ha

The reality of emergency preparedness for older adults has not been quite satisfactory in many regions. This paper aimed to study how to improve emergency preparedness for older…

The legacy of COVID-19 in dementia community support: ongoing impacts on the running of meeting centres

Thomas Morton, Shirley Evans, Ruby Swift, Jennifer Bray, Faith Frost

The COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruption in community support for vulnerable older people and is thought to have exacerbated existing issues within UK adult social care. This…

Exploiting fear and vulnerabilities of senior citizens: are regulatory changes required to prevent digital frauds?

Nilaya Murthy, Santosh Gopalkrishnan

This paper aims to understand the emotional patterns of senior citizens when they digitally transact online and how the personality trait of neuroticism can be a vital part of…

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