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- 1Alaazi, Dominic A
- 1Campbell, Melanie
- 1Charpentier, Gabrielle
- 1Dudley-Smith, Lara
- 1Lee, Sungeun
- 1Liang, Haidong
The population of older adults in Ghana is growing rapidly, and is projected to increase two-fold over the period 2015 to 2050. Despite the unprecedented growth, not much is known about the living conditions and wellbeing of older Ghanaians, in part due to a paucity of research in this area. This...
Maintaining balance is controlled by two different processes: feedforward and feedback control. Feed-forward control is used prior to performing voluntary movements whereas feedback control is used to correct for unexpected perturbations. Studies suggested that age-related changes in postural...
Currently there are few rehabilitation resources available to older adults with hearing loss. Aural rehabilitation techniques are not always offered upon diagnosis by an audiologist or hearing aid practitioner, and the few programs that are in existence are not consistently available or well...
Older Adults and Their Spare-time Activity Participation: A Comparison of Older Mainland Chinese, Chinese Canadian, and British Canadian PeopleDownload
Abstract By comparing and contrasting three different ethnic/cultural groups (i.e., British Canadian, Mainland Chinese, and Chinese Canadian), this cross-cultural study explored how age, gender, ethnicity, and acculturation affect older adults’ motivations, constraints, and constraint...
This study explored how seniors experience casino gambling and how they manage risks associated with casino play. The research focused on the patterns of seniors’ casino gambling, the purposes given for play, how seniors perceive and manage risk associated with casino gambling, and whether any...
A key question in health promotion is how to predict and modify the adoption and maintenance of health enhancing behaviors such as leisure. Health promotion approaches that focus on promoting health-enhancing behaviors give particular attention to individuals’ motivation and self-determination to...