Aging Research & Issues: March 27 – 31, 2017
- “It just took the pressure off”: The voices of Veterans’ family caregivers in a participant-directed program. Aimee Milliken, MSN, RN, Ellen K. Mahoney, PhD, RN & Kevin J. Mahoney, PhD. Home Health Care Services Quarterly Volume 35, 2016 – Issue 3-4, Pages 123-136. Published online: 23 Aug 2016.
- Insomnia in Older Adults. Michael Friedman, LMSW, Kimberly Williams, MSSW, Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH, Dr. Traci Speed. Todays’ Geriatric Medicine, March – April 2017.
Warning signs of cold stress
Shivering is usually the first symptom that your body temperature has started to drop, because it’s your body’s automatic attempt to warm itself. Signs and symptoms of mild hypothermia also include dizziness, hunger, nausea, increased heart rate and breathing, difficulty speaking, slight confusion, and fatigue.
Aging Research & Issues: March 6 – 10, 2017
- Gray and Green Together: Climate Change in an Aging World. Robert B. Hudson, PhD. Public Policy Aging Report – Special Issue (2017) 27 (1): 1-3. Published: 25 February 2017.
- Does living in a retirement village extend life expectancy ? The case of Whiteley Village. Les Mayhew, Ben Rickayzen and David Smith. Cass Business School, Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance, City, University of London. International Longevity Center – UK. February 2017. Link to download report is at the bottom of the page.
Direct care workers provide compassion, support in the home
Most older adults want to age at home, in the community, for as long as possible. Direct care workers help them do so by assisting with basic self-care tasks, which seniors are unable to do by themselves.
Aging Research & Issues: February 13 – 17, 2017
- Can We Help Care Providers Communicate More Effectively With Persons Having Dementia Living in Long-Term Care Homes?
Katherine S. McGilton, RN, PhD, FAAN, Elizabeth Rochon, PhD, Souraya Sidani, PhD, Alexander Shaw, PhD, Boaz M. Ben-David, PhD, Marianne Saragosa, RN, MN, Veronique M. Boscart, RN, PhD, Rozanne Wilson, PhD, Karmit K. Galimidi-Epstein, MHSc, S-LP(C)
Karmit K. Galimidi-Epstein , M. Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, PhD. American Journal of Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementias, Volume 32, Issue 1 , 2017. First Published November 30, 2016.
- Quilting as a generative activity: Studying those who make quilts for wounded service members. Cheryl Cheek & Robin G. Yaure. Journal of Women and Aging, Volume 29, 2017 – Issue 1, Pages 39-50.