The lived experience of oldest-old rural adults.

  title={The lived experience of oldest-old rural adults.},
  author={Susan M Hinck},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={14 6},
The author elicited the lived experience of 19 oldest-old adults (13 women, all White, mean age 90.7 years, range 85-98 years) who lived alone in the rural Midwest to describe their everyday activities, concerns and struggles, and adaptive strategies. In-depth interviews (59 total) were audiotaped, transcribed, and analyzed in an interpretive phenomenological tradition of thematic analysis, interpretation of paradigm cases, and interpretation of exemplars. Participants described how historical… CONTINUE READING

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