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Continuing Mobility and Occupational Participation Outside the Home in OldAge Is an Act of Negotiation

Fristedt, Sofi; Björklund, Anita; Wretstrand, Anders LU and Falkmer, Torbjörn (2011) In Activities, Adaptation & Aging 35(4). p.275-297
Abstract
Facilitated by mobility, occupational participation outside the

home is vital in old age. However, the relative importance of factors

influencing mobility and occupational participation remains

unclear. The present study describes older peoples’ motives for,

and experiences of, mobility and occupational participation outside

the home. Nine focus-group interviews were conducted and

analyzed using content analysis. Occupational participation and

mobility was individually experienced, although some subjective

perspectives were common. Continuing mobility and occupational

participation outside the home in old age is an act of negotiation,

encompassing... (More)
Facilitated by mobility, occupational participation outside the

home is vital in old age. However, the relative importance of factors

influencing mobility and occupational participation remains

unclear. The present study describes older peoples’ motives for,

and experiences of, mobility and occupational participation outside

the home. Nine focus-group interviews were conducted and

analyzed using content analysis. Occupational participation and

mobility was individually experienced, although some subjective

perspectives were common. Continuing mobility and occupational

participation outside the home in old age is an act of negotiation,

encompassing occupational means and goals, occupational

and mobility adaptation, as well as occupational barriers and

facilitators. (Less)
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activity, content analysis, focus group, mobility, occupation
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Activities, Adaptation & Aging
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35
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275 - 297
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Taylor & Francis
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10.1080/01924788.2011.625213
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