Culture change and activities: Learning the lingo and making yourself invaluable

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Linda L. Buettner, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Cultures, by their very nature, can either embrace or resist change. Culture change can arise from an improved environment, due to inventions and other influences like regulations, or as a result of contact with other cultures. In its attempt to break away from traditional long-term care models culture change movement has created its own lingo.

Additional Information

Publication
Activities Directors Quarterly, (10)1: 27-32.
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Culture change, Jargon, Lingo, Terminology, Semantics, Elder care