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View Resource Spirituality and the Elderly: Survey of Staff and Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities, 1998

The American Religion Data Archive (ARDA) (see the December 11, 1998 Scout Report) in 1999 added this survey study to its archive. Conducted by Bonnie L. Walker for the National Institute on Aging, "this study compared staff and resident knowledge, attitudes and practices related to religious expression in [thirteen] long-term care settings." Users may view the study's codebook in either ASCII or...
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Developed by the American Federation for Aging Research (with an educational grant from Pifzer), "delivers the latest research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news." A good place to start for first-time visitors, the news center featured on the site is a frequently updated collection of links to news articles from a number...