The global practitioner

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dc.contributor.author Sellers, Debra M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-26T16:02:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-26T16:02:56Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-26T16:02:56Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1691
dc.description.abstract As a gerontologist with 18 years of experience providing services to older adults and their families, mostly in nursing homes, I am curious about progressive models and innovative methods of caring for older adults. Increasingly, I have started to wonder about the experiences of other countries as they grapple with the issue of long-term care (LTC). What are their structures? How do their programs, services, and facilities compare to ours? Could our future be found somewhere else? Therefore, it was with great anticipation and excitement that I became a participant in The American Society on Aging's (ASA) Seminar in Beijing in 2007. Visits to a hospital, retirement center, and senior university, lectures from respected Chinese academics, medical professionals, and government officials, and group discussions were the highlights of this experiential adventure. en
dc.subject China en
dc.subject Aging en
dc.subject Global aging en
dc.subject Gerontology en
dc.subject Long-term care en
dc.title The global practitioner en
dc.type Article (publisher version) en
dc.date.published 2009 en
dc.citation.epage 32 en
dc.citation.issue 8 en
dc.citation.jtitle Annals of long-term care: Clinical care and aging en
dc.citation.spage 31 en
dc.citation.volume 17 en
dc.contributor.authoreid dsellers en


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