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Title: Leisure and older people : a concept analysis, and implications for nursing
Authors: Heung, RSM
Loke Yuen, A 
Keywords: Leisure activity
Older people
Concept analysis
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Common Ground Publisher
Source: The International journal of aging in society: an interdisciplinary journal, 2012, v. 1, no. 2, p. 55-68 How to cite?
Journal: The International journal of aging in society: an interdisciplinary journal 
Abstract: There is considerable healthcare literature exploring leisure participation by older people, yet the conceptualization of the term ‘leisure’ remains unclear. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the concept of leisure based on Walker and Avant’s concept analysis criteria, identifying the attributes, antecedents, consequences and empirical references of leisure based upon the findings of the literature review. A clear understanding of the concept of leisure for older people will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge to develop an efficient health promotion plan for leisure activities targeting the aging population.
ISSN: 2152-7857
Rights: © Common Ground, Rose S.M. Heung, Alice J.T. Yuen Loke, All Rights Reserved, Permissions:
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