Wellness in older adults: a concept analysis.

@article{McMahon2012WellnessIO,
  title={Wellness in older adults: a concept analysis.},
  author={Siobhan McMahon and Julie Fleury},
  journal={Nursing forum},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={39-51}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this analysis is to examine the concept of wellness within the context of older adulthood. Identifying characteristics of wellness will clarify and develop conceptual strengths and limitations, providing a step toward evaluating its relevance in older adults and increasing utility in geriatric nursing. ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK Rodger's evolutionary perspective. METHODS Computer and manual searches were conducted of articles in the English language from 1950 to 2010… CONTINUE READING
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