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By Shelia R. Cotten, Elizabeth A. Yost, Ronald W. Berkowsky, Vicki Winstead, William A. Anderson

This ebook offers the newest examine and design-based ideas for a way to layout and enforce a expertise education application for older adults in carrying on with Care Retirement groups (CCRCs). The method within the e-book concentrates on offering important most sensible practices for CCRC vendors, CEOs, task administrators, in addition to practitioners and process designers operating with older adults to augment their caliber of lifestyles. Educators learning older adults also will locate this booklet worthy even if the information are couched within the context of CCRCs, the ebook could have broader-based implications for education older adults on how one can use desktops, capsules, and different technologies.

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In many ways, it represents an exclusion from information, especially in the information-based society of today. Residents are excluded from the abundance of digital information that is available to others if they lack access or training or have a condition that inhibits technology use. ” Because of their age and health status, they stand to benefit greatly from technology use. Yet, it may be precisely because of their age and health status that they do not use technology. The exclusion from information may inhibit participating in other aspects of society, including political, economic, and cultural aspects, because of the global use of the Internet as the premier information resource.

2010, p. 486) succinctly described the challenges that CCRCs face in how they design a community that addresses “the highly individualized and dynamic nature of quality of life”; older adults are not a homogeneous group and therefore what constitutes independence and autonomy for one individual does not fit another. Although Kane (2001) described life in a CCRC as a “synchronicity of normal life and ancillary services,” residents often feel a line of delineation separating their previous life and their present life.

Most states regulate assisted living and skilled nursing levels of care. Interestingly, Ohio, with the second-highest number of CCRCs (150), has no state regulation of CCRCs. 2 Independent versus assisted living Both independent living and assisted living levels of care are part of the CCRC model. However, there are communities in the United States that solely offer independent living, whereas others offer only assisted living. Some communities offer a combination of the two levels. The primary difference between assisted living and independent living is the level of care provided.

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