Kay Graham, Morgan Robinson, Mary Salter, Molly McLaughlin, Hannah Ikeler; Exploring Assistive Technology (AT) Decision-Making Among Older Adults (OA) Aging in Place. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505226. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8609
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Date Presented 03/28/20
AT can help OA age in place. OT practitioners should consider how OA make decisions about AT, since OAs’ general decision-making process and strategy differs from that of younger adults. This exploratory qualitative design used semistructured interviews to explore OA decision-making regarding AT. Findings from the seven community-dwelling OAs generally supported Löckenhoff’s older-adult decision-making model.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kay Graham
Contributing Authors: Morgan Robinson, Mary Salter, Molly McLaughlin, Hannah Ikeler
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