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Independent living for the handicapped and the elderly

Elizabeth Eckhardt May

Independent living for the handicapped and the elderly

by Elizabeth Eckhardt May

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementElizabeth Eckhardt May, Neva R. Waggoner, and EleanorBoettke Holte.
ContributionsWaggoner, Nora R., Hotte, Eleanor Boettke.
The Physical Object
Paginationx271p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20001123M

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Janu R (Revised) TO: FROM: Helga Niesz, Principal Analyst. RE: Barriers to Independent Living for Elderly. You asked for a brief description of the barriers to independent living for older adults and state or other programs that promote independent living . Yet the proportion of elderly persons living alone is similar for females and males when only the unmarried, noninstitutionalized population 65 years of age or over is considered: In , percent of the elderly community-resident unmarried females lived alone, as did percent of the males (Table 1).Cited by:

Independent Living is a philosophy, a way of looking at disability and society, and a worldwide movement of disabled people who work for self-determination, self-respect and equal opportunities. In most countries preconceived notions and a predominantly medical view of disability contribute to negative attitudes towards people with disabilities. Daily Living Aid & Products for Seniors One of the most important ways to stay independent is to have the tools needed to accomplishing daily living activities, or DLAs. These include being able to get dressed, get up and down from a chair, bed or toilet seat and be mobile.


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