Latest publications:
The Impact of Strong for Life on the Physical Functioning and Health of Older Adults Receiving Home and Community-Based Services

To test the effects of Strong for Life (SFL) on the physical performance and self-rated health of older adults receiving Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

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Published online: September 28, 2016

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Attitudes of Staff, Patients, and Family Members toward Hospital Volunteers

This research explores staff, patient, and family member perceptions of volunteers working with and advocating for older adults in the acute hospital setting.

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Published online: September 16, 2016

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Volunteering and Active Aging in Italy

Through the findings of an Italian national survey, I explain the social role played by older adults through participation in voluntary associations, their relational networks, and policy implications.

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Published online: September 14, 2016

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What Makes a Community Age-friendly? Conceptualizing Livability through Mapping

Patterns of older adults’ community participation will be visualized via GPS mapping. Combined with interviews and naturalistic observations, these data ground a re-framing of “age-friendly cities.”

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Published online: September 7, 2016

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Prevalence of Health Confidants among Older Adults

Longitudinal data from a nationally representative sample of elders were used to examine differences in the proportion of health confidants in confidant networks based on self-reported health and sociodemographic factors.

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Published online: August 29, 2016

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Social Support and Well-being among Older Adults in Latin America: Differential Effects of Kin and Non-kin Support

This paper outlines findings investigating the effects of kin and non-kin support on the well-being of older adults in Latin America. Findings suggest non-kin support is tied to negative well-being.

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Published online: August 18, 2016

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The Impact of Community-based Medication Review by Nursing Practitioners on Preventable Drug-related Problems in Seniors with Polypharmacy

This study offers an interdisciplinary intervention that could reduce preventable drug-related problems, decrease emergency departments' visits, and improve quality of lives for older adults sixty-five years and older using polypharmacy.

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Published online: August 9, 2016

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An Exploration of Clinician Attitudes toward Older Adults Experiencing Mental and Physical Health Problems in the UK

Discrimination and stigma lead to older adults with serious mental illness being invisible in policy, practice, and research. This paper explores stakeholders’ perceptions of older adults with SMI.

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Published online: August 9, 2016

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From Aging in Community to Age-friendly Community: Translating Applied Research into Practice

This paper discusses the findings from a community-based participatory project that utilized multiple methods of qualitative inquiry. Implications for age-friendly practice is discussed.

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Published online: June 28, 2016

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Urban Poverty Distribution and Age in the City of Douala

This paper examines how age difference affects participation in leading desired values such as domestic comfort, feeding habits, health, leisure activities, and spatial mobility.

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Published online: June 24, 2016

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