Essays about: "Ageing"

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  1. 1. Speech Fluency and Ageing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Harry Polfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : fluency; age; ageing; aging; linguistics; language; disfluencies; disfluency; dysfluency; dysfluencies; speech; error; errors; psycholinguistics; pause; pauses; repetition; repetitions; lengthening; lengthenings; prolongation; prolongations; swedish; interruption; interruptions; filled; unfilled; unfilled pause; unfilled pauses; filled pause; filled pauses; speech error; speech errors; speech fluency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Several physiological changes in the speech production process in old age have been documented, yet studies of cognitive changes are few and inconclusive. The current study investigates changes in rates of disfluencies, rates of speech errors and speech rate to examine if speech fluency changes throughout the adult lifespan, as well as whether the influence of task complexity on fluency remains constant regardless of the age of the speaker. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking social care services for elderly persons in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Annette Hatembo; [2022]
    Keywords : Ageing; elderly people; family; community; caregiving; old people’s home; social care.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Elderly people in Zambia face numerous challenges resulting from high poverty levels, stigma, and social exclusion, poor service provision in old people's homes, and lack of proper care and support from family and the public. In addition, changes in population ageing have also resulted in increased longevity affecting the obligatory responsibilities of the state and the family to meet individual needs in caregiving adequately. READ MORE

  3. 3. Income, education, and their effects on mental health : A study on individuals aged 50 and over in Europe and Israel

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Marios-Yordanis Popov; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on studying the effect that income and education can have on the mental health of single household individuals aged 50 and over in Europe and Israel. The data used is sourced from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (easySHARE) and includes interviews and observations from 2004 to 2022, being updated frequently. READ MORE

  4. 4. Applying for home care services : A qualitative study of how first-time users of social care for older people experienced the application process

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Pim Karlström; [2022]
    Keywords : Older people; social care for older people; home care services; need assessment;

    Abstract : Aim: To explore how older people (>65 years), who have been granted home care services for the first time, experienced their contact with the municipal need assessor and the process of the need assessment. Method/data: Semi-structured interviews (n=7) have been conducted with first-time users of social care for older people (>65 years) living in one district in the City of Stockholm. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE USE OF ELEVATORS FOR EVACUATION IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Jiajia Li; [2022]
    Keywords : Elevators; residential buildings; Evacuation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the human factors associated with elevator use during evacuation in residential buildings. An online survey is conducted to explore seven factors that may influence people’s choice of elevators in China and the United Kingdom, including floor height, waiting time for elevators, crowd density in front of elevators, mobility limitations, instructions, fire location concerning people’s current location, and information about reliability of elevators during evacuation. READ MORE