Perspectives of healthy elders on advance care planning.

  title={Perspectives of healthy elders on advance care planning.},
  author={Heather Malcomson and Shannon Bisbee},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={21 1},
PURPOSE To present a qualitative study that explored the perspectives of healthy elders on advance care planning. DATA SOURCE Data were gathered through four focus groups and a demographic questionnaire. The focus group data were analyzed using content analysis. A convenience sample of 20 healthy men and women, aged 60-94 years old, was drawn from one community senior center and two assisted living facilities. CONCLUSIONS The data reveal five major themes: advance care planning is strongly… CONTINUE READING

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