The meaning and significance of self-management among socioeconomically vulnerable older adults.

@article{Clark2008TheMA,
  title={The meaning and significance of self-management among socioeconomically vulnerable older adults.},
  author={Daniel S. Clark and Richard M. Frankel and David L Morgan and Gretchen D. Ricketts and Matthew Bair and Kathryn A Nyland and Christopher M. Callahan},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={S312-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe and contrast perceptions of self-management among socioeconomically vulnerable and nonvulnerable older adults. METHODS We used in-depth, in-home interviews guided by identity theory. Analyses included reviewing audiotapes, creating and comparing field notes, coding transcripts, and identifying themes based on case summaries. Interviews took place in patients' homes. Participants were 23 vulnerable older adults with incomes at or below 200% of… CONTINUE READING
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