Sökning: "Older women"

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  1. 1. Older Women and Food : Dietary Intake and Meals in Self-Managing and Disabled Swedish Females Living at Home

    Författare :Jenny Andersson; Sölve Elmståhl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Domestic sciences; elderly; women; dietary intake; meals; self-managing; disabled; dietary assessment methods; participation rate; Hushållsvetenskap; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis was to study elderly self-managing and disabled women’s dietary intake and meals in relation to age, household structure (single-living or cohabitant), disability and cooking ability. The women were aged 64-88 years and living at home, in the mid-eastern part of Sweden. The self-managing women were randomly selected. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Meals and Food in Older Women : Health Perceptions, Eating Habits, and Food Management

    Författare :Kerstin Gustafsson; Sandmann Per-Olof; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical sciences; rheumatoid arthritis; Older women; Parkinson’s disease; stroke; health perceptions; food habits; food-related work; food counselling; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The aim was to describe and explore the food-related work and eating habits of older community-dwelling women, with Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis or stroke or without these diseases. The major focus is on health perceptions, eating habits and meal support. A theoretical framework based on cultural and health theories was adopted. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Kvinna i ålderskodad värld : Om äldre kvinnors förkroppsligade identitetsförhandlingar

    Författare :Clary Krekula; Lars Tornstam; Evy Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Social psychology; age code; age discourses; body images; body paradox; chronological age; gender; intersectionality; old women; subjective age; gerontology; social gerontology; identity; social psychology; women´s studies; Socialpsykologi;

    Sammanfattning : By exploring identity processes during women’s life course, this study aims at broadening the theoretical framework concerning the intersection of age and gender. Two fundamental questions are posed: (1) how do identity processes appear when an age perspective is added, and (2) how can women’s narratives about old age be understood from the social psychological identity perspective? The study is based on individual qualitative interviews with women aged 75+, which were preceded by focus group interviews. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Inner strength as a health resource among older women

    Författare :Erika Boman; Regina Santamäki Fischer; Berit Lundman; Björn Nygren; Häggblom Anette; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Connectedness; creativity; flexibility; firmness; inner strength; old age; women;

    Sammanfattning : Background Long life does not inevitably mean more healthy years; older women have an increased risk of disabilities, diseases and adverse life events. Nevertheless, many older women experience health. This may be explained by possessing resources that promote health, despite adversities. Inner strength is seen as a resource as such. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Vitamin D In Older Women - Fractures, Frailty and Mortality

    Författare :David Buchebner; Ortopedi - klinisk och molekylär osteoporosforskning; []
    Nyckelord :Vitamin D; Women; Fracture; Frailty; Mortality;

    Sammanfattning : Vitamin D (25OHD) is essential for maintaining calcium homeostasis and inadequate levels have been associated with negative musculoskeletal as well as extraskeletal effects. Individuals at especially high risk of developing hypovitaminosis D are the elderly. LÄS MER