A comparison of assistive technology and personal care in alleviating disability and unmet need.

@article{Agree2003ACO,
  title={A comparison of assistive technology and personal care in alleviating disability and unmet need.},
  author={Emily M Agree and Vicki A. Freedman},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={335-44}
}
PURPOSE The authors examine differences in reports of residual disability and unmet need by type of long-term care arrangement (assistive technology or personal care). DESIGN AND METHODS This study compares three specific dimensions of residual difficulty (pain, fatigue, and time intensity) and reports of unmet need across care arrangements. Samples from the U. S. 1994-1995 National Health Interview Survey Phase 2 Disability Supplements include adults with limitations in bathing, transferring… CONTINUE READING

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