Poster Session  |   August 2016
Understanding the Changing Health Care Needs of Individuals Aging With Spinal Cord Injury
Author Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Health and Wellness / Neurologic Conditions / Spinal Cord Injury / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Understanding the Changing Health Care Needs of Individuals Aging With Spinal Cord Injury
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505135p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4004
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505135p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4004
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore changing health care needs of persons aging with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to identify the environmental supports and barriers to achieving good long-term outcomes. This study contributes to the knowledge of the experience of living and aging with SCI.

Primary Author and Speaker: Stephen B. Kern

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kelly Nelson, Helena Riekena, Davis Berzins, Susan Duff, Jillian Alderfer, Marisa Andrews

Contributing Authors: Louis N. Hunter, Angela Lenzo, David Turoff, Jay Skaria