Sökning: "Older people and ageing"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 70 avhandlingar innehållade orden Older people and ageing.

  1. 1. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia : socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    Författare :Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Nawi Ng; Margareta Norberg; Lennarth Nyström; Lars Weinehall; Mohammad Hakimi; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Architecture and Ageing : On the Interaction between Frail Older People and the Built Environment

    Författare :Jonas E Andersson; Magnus Rönn; Eva Henriksen; Benyamin Scwarz; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; residential care home architecture; architecture competition; user values and planning considerations; appropriate space for ageing; homelikeness; societal building;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis deals with the type of architecture that materializes when age-related problems become a long-term condition (LTC) and gradually restrain the individual’s ability to perform activities in daily life (ADL). Their life situation necessitates a support from relatives or municipal eldercare staff in order for them to continue to participate in everyday living. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Mental health promotion among community-dwelling seniors with multimorbidity : perspectives of seniors, district nurses and home care assistants

    Författare :Åke Grundberg; Dorota Religa; Anna Hansson; Pernilla Hillerås; Bengt Winblad; Jonas Sandberg; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; Care of older people; District nurse; Home care assistants; Mental health; Mental health promotion; Municipal care; Nursing; Older people; Primary healthcare; Sweden; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The prevalence of mental illness is increasing among the older population in Sweden. One of the most vulnerable groups for mental health problems is older persons with multimorbidity, i.e. seniors with multiple chronic conditions. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Ageing in a changing society : Elderly men and women in urban Sweden 1830-1930

    Författare :Ann-Kristin Högman; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; class; demography; family; gender; labour force participation; living arrangements; modernisation; Norrköping; old age; poor relief; Stockholm; Sundsvall; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; Social welfare social pedagogics; Social omsorg socialpedagogik; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on the living conditions of aged men and women. By studying labour force participation, savings and pensions, the role of the family, and the extent of dependency of aged men and women from a gender and class perspective, continuities and changes between pre-industrial and industrial times are examined. LÄS MER

  5. 5. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Författare :Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Sammanfattning : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. LÄS MER