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.
AARP offers recorded webinar on family caregivers and managed long-term services and supports
If you missed the recent AARP Public Policy Institute webinar, “Family Caregivers & Managed Long-Term Services and Supports,” never fear: A video recording of the webinar is available for viewing.
Aging Research & Issues: January 17 – 20, 2017
- Impact of a randomized possible selves experiment on new retirees’ physical activity and identity. Mélanie G. M. Perras, Shaelyn M. Strachan, Michelle S. Fortier, Brenden Dufault. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, Volume 13, Issue 1, December 2016.
- The Relationship Between Subjective Falls-Risk Assessment Tools and Functional, Health-Related, and Body Composition Characteristics. Disa J. Smee, Helen L. Berry, Judith M. Anson, Gordon S. Waddington. Journal of Applied Gerontology, Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2017.
Input invited on government regulation of home- and community-based services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a request seeking information and data on additional reforms and policy options that can be considered to accelerate the provision of home- and community-based services (HCBS) to Medicaid beneficiaries.
Caring for an aging America
A recent study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, “Families Caring for an Aging America,” provides an overview of family caregiving of older adults, and its impact on caregivers’ health, economic security and overall well-being