Poster Session  |   August 2016
Attitudes and Plans for Low-Income Elderly Homeowners to Age in Place
Author Affiliations
  • Nova Southeastern University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Home Accessibility/Environmental Modification / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Attitudes and Plans for Low-Income Elderly Homeowners to Age in Place
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011500074p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO7023
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011500074p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO7023
Abstract

Date Presented 4/9/2016

Occupational therapists involved in discharge planning need to consider the home context for necessary resources, equipment, or home modifications in their recommendations. Lack of aging-in-place resources could potentially increase fall risk, resulting in further medical complications and higher health care costs.

Primary Author and Speaker: Mary Peterson

Additional Authors and Speakers: Pramay Pandya, Sarah Goodman, Max Ito, Christopher Sobota

Contributing Authors: Olivia Goubeaux, Mary Peterson