Sökning: "aging in place"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 46 avhandlingar innehållade orden aging in place.
Sammanfattning : Hematopoietic stem cells (HSC), the ancestors of all blood cells, have the ability to give rise to mature effector cells through a series of developmental steps. This is a tightly regulated, though a highly dynamic process: on the one hand, dysregulation in steady-state could lead to under- or overgrowth of certain blood cell lineages, whereas, on the other hand, demands for certain mature blood cells can change dramatically in cases like bleeding and infections. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Studien handlar om identitet och tillhörighet. Dess syfte är att studera hur personer som migrerat i unga år och som har bott i det ´nya´ landet i flera årtionden identifierar sig, var de känner sig vara tillhöriga och vilka slags band de utvecklar genom åren dels till den gamla hemorten och dels till den nya hemorten. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and develop an understanding about older couples’ participation in everyday life when living in shifting contexts. To achieve the aim, multiple perspectives were sought and a variety of qualitative methods were applied. LÄS MER
4. Distributed cognition in home environments : The prospective memory and cognitive practices of older adults
Sammanfattning : In this thesis I explore how older people make use of, and interact with, their physical environment in home and near-by settings to manage cognitive situations, specifically prospective memory situations. Older adults have in past research been shown to perform better on prospective memory in real-life settings than what findings in laboratory-like settings predict. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aging is characterized by a build-up of damage in organisms ranging from protists to multi-cellular species. This damage adversely affects core components such as DNA and proteins which are necessary to sustain life. LÄS MER