Elsevier, Journal of Aging Studies, Volume 60, March 2022
The complex nature of transportation as a key determinant of health in primary and community care restructuring initiatives in rural Canada
It is well recognized that transportation is a barrier to health-care access for rural-dwelling residents, particularly older adults. Health-care restructuring initiatives seldom take into consideration the complexity of transportation, which acts as a barrier to appropriate and timely access to health-care services for older adults in rural communities.
Elsevier, Disability and Health Journal, Volume 13, October 2020
Aging Concerns, Challenges, and Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS) for adults aging with a long-term mobility disability
Background: There are growing numbers of adults aging with long-term mobility disabilities. Very little is known about the challenges this population experiences with everyday activities, and such challenges are likely to be greater and more complex than those of older adults who experience mobility declines later in life. Objectives: The current manuscript presents in-depth insights on the specific activity challenges experienced by older adults with long-term mobility disabilities, and the response strategies they employ to overcome those challenges.
Elsevier, Disability and Health Journal, Volume 10, October 2017
Background There has been a growing interest in disability and poverty on the international research and policy stages. Poverty assessments for persons with disabilities may be affected by the experience of extra costs associated with a disability. Objective This article provides a systematized review of the global literature on the direct costs associated with living with a disability at the individual or household level. Methods We searched three databases for peer-reviewed journal articles that estimated extra costs associated with disability: Econlit, SocIndex and PubMed.