Aging In Place Research Paper
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Purpose and Key finding: The purpose of this article is to explore the residents’ desire to age-
in-place. The study showed that the residents considered aging in place as a critical element of
quality of life and an important component of social connection. Ageing-in-place also gives
stability and security. The desire to remain in own home depends on the physical environment
and personal situation. The study also revealed the burden of ageing-in-place on care givers,
family and the organization, and sufficient attention must also be paid to the wider impact on the …show more content…
Conclusions: In conclusion, ageing-in-place should be a desirable option for older people,
service providers need to ensure that sufficient attention is paid to the wider impacts on the
individual, the family and care givers. Aging in place is a commendable ideal - but should not
become a burden to any one; older adults as well as the caregiver.
Application: I plan to use this article to evaluate merits and demerits of aging in place and thus
find out is aging in place really cost effective.
Piau, A., Campo, E., Rumeau, P., Vellas, B., & Nourhashemi, F. (2014). Aging society and
gerontechnology: A solution for an independent living? The Journal of Nutrition, Health &
Aging, 18(1), 97-112. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12603-013-0356-5
Purpose and Key finding: The purpose of this article is to provide a narrative review of current
technology appropriate for older adults' home use. The article looked for two questions; what is
the evidence demonstrating that gerontechnologies are effective in enabling independent living?
IS AGING IN PLACE COST EFFECTIVE?