U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y. framework for older adults

Meriam Caboral-Stevens, Martha V. Whetsell, Lorraine Evangelista, Brigitte Cypress, Donna Nickitas

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Abstract

The purpose of the current study was to present a framework to determine potential usability of health websites by older adults. Review of the literature showed paucity of nursing theory related to the use of technology and usability, particularly in older adults. The Roy Adaptation Model, a widely used nursing theory, was chosen to provide framework for the new model. Technology constructs from the Technology Acceptance Model and United Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology and behavioral control con­struct from the Theory of Planned Behavior were integrated into the construction of the derived model. The Use of Technology for Adaptation by Older Adults and/or Those With Limited Literacy (U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y.) Model

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)300-306
Number of pages7
JournalResearch in Gerontological Nursing
Volume8
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Gerontology
  • Health Policy
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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