Health empowerment theory as a guide for practice.

  title={Health empowerment theory as a guide for practice.},
  author={Nelma B Crawford Shearer},
  journal={Geriatric nursing},
  volume={30 2 Suppl},
T he Administration on Aging forecasts that by 2020, approximately 55 million adults in the United States will be aged 65 and older, many of whom will come in contact with nurses as they seek health care for a variety of reasons. Many older adults are likely to live alone, suffer from chronic illness, spend more years and a greater percentage of their lifetime disabled, and have limited income. The process of aging and the experience of older age reflect lifelong interactions of individuals and… CONTINUE READING
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