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How Do We Balance Autonomy and Risk for Older Adults?


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  • Website: Next Avenue
  • Resource type: Blog

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Balancing autonomy and risk as your loved one ages can be difficult. You worry for your loved one but you also want to give them the freedom to determine their daily activities. Read this resource to learn more about how you can manage this concern as a caregiver.


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Keywords

safety, quality of care, freedom, independence


How was this rated?

Step 1 - Evidence-based

Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?


Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?


Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?


Rated on: 11/24/2019 3:30:19 PM

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