Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

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Table Of Contents: Volume 19 Issue 3

Relevance of urban green space for physical activity and health-related quality of life in older adults

Evi Petersen, Gerhard Schoen, Gunnar Liedtke, Astrid Zech

Urban green space (UGS) shows to be a sustainable resource stimulating physical activity, health and quality of life in the general population. With regard to an aging…

Let me tell you about healthy ageing and about my quality of life: listening to the baby boomer voice

Margaret Hardy, Florin Oprescu, Prue Millear, Mathew Summers

The purpose of this paper is to determine how baby boomers define healthy ageing and quality of life, and if late life university study could have a beneficial impact for…

Exploring health care workers’ perceptions and experiences of communication with ethnic minority elders

Gloria Likupe, Carol Baxter, Mohamed Jogi

There is a recognition in Europe and in the western world of a demographic shift in the ageing population. While the overall ageing of the general population is growing…

Housing conditions and non-communicable diseases among older adults in Ireland

Sarah Gibney, Mark Ward, Sinead Shannon

Housing quality across the life course is an important health determinant. The purpose of this paper is to profile the current housing conditions of older adults in…

How could discourse theories of identity formation critically engage patient-centered care in older adults?

Anna Horton, Simon Horton

The purpose of this paper is to explore how discourse theories can contribute to the concept of identity formation within a patient- or person-centered care (PCC…



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