Accentuating the Positive: Recent “Uplifts” Reported by Nursing Home Residents

  title={Accentuating the Positive: Recent “Uplifts” Reported by Nursing Home Residents},
  author={Suzanne C Danhauer and Kristen H. Sorocco and Michael A Andrykowski},
Abstract The primary aim of this manuscript is to present an in-depth description of perceived personally meaningful uplifts as reported by older adults in nursing home settings. In this cross-sectional, descriptive study, a sample (N = 93) of cognitively intact older adult nursing home residents reporting poor physical health and limited physical function described recent uplifts in response to an open-ended question. Study participants reported a mean number of 2.80 uplifts, and the mean… CONTINUE READING

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