The Meaning of Variety for Community-Dwelling Elders

  title={The Meaning of Variety for Community-Dwelling Elders},
  author={Debra A. Jansen and Stacie M. Druga and Jennifer L. Sauve},
Variety often is referred to as the “spice of life.” Despite being important to the well-being of elders, variety is a concept that has not been fully defined or explored in the health care literature. The purposes of this study were to ascertain the meaning of variety to community-dwelling elders and to examine the relationship between variety and selected demographic variables. Thirty-four community-dwelling elders were interviewed. A content analysis revealed five meaning-of-variety… CONTINUE READING


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