Aging Research & Issues: July 17 – 21, 2017
- Defining the Goals of Age-Friendly Interventions. Allen Glicksman & Lauren Ring. Journal of Housing For the Elderly, Volume 31, 2017 – Issue 2, Pages 93-98. Published online: July 7, 2017.
- The Impact of Physical versus Social Activity on the Physical and Cognitive Functioning of Seniors with Dementia. Jonathan B. Harris & C. Shanthi Johnson. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, Volume 41, 2017 – Issue 2, Pages 161-174. Published online: May 12, 2017.
Exploring by hiking
About eight years ago, Sidney Goldstein he decided to explore Philadelphia by walking. He also decided he’d rather have company than walk alone. So he started a group through Meetup, an online social networking site, called Hiking Around Philly. “It’s a lot of fun,” he says.
Aging Research & Issues: June 19 – 23, 2017
- “The Vietnamese have a better understanding of yidishkeit than the Jewish Federation officials”: A senior day center in historical perspective. Rakhmiel Peltz. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, Volume 29, 2017 – Issue 2-3: Aging in the Jewish World.
Pages 164-176. Published online: May 17, 2017. An explanation of the history and importance of the Stiffel Senior Center to its users. It closed in 2011 and had served the Jewish immigrant community in South Philadelphia since 1928.
- Aging in Precarious Circumstances: Do Positive Views on Aging Make a Difference? Catrinel Craciun, Paul Gellert, Uwe Flick. The Gerontologist (June 2017), Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 517-528. Published online: October 28, 2015.
Aging Research & Issues: June 12 – 16, 2017
- Middle-Aged Offspring’s Support to Aging Parents With Emerging Disability. Kyungmin Kim PhD, Lauren R. Bangerter MA, Yin Liu MS, Courtney A. Polenick MS, Steven H. Zarit PhD, Karen L. Fingerman, PhD. The Gerontologist (June 2017) Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 441-450. Published online: February 18, 2016.
- Lost and unfulfilled relationships behind emotional loneliness in old age. Elisa Tiilikainen, Marjaana Seppanen. Ageing & Society, (May 2017), Volume 37, Issue 5, Pages 1068 – 1088. Published online: February 5, 2016.
Aging Research & Issues: May 22 – 26, 2017
- The Adequacy of Income Allowances for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services. Richard W. Johnson, Stephan Lindner. The Urban Institute. May 10, 2017. We found that 48 percent of older households with incomes below four times the federal poverty level spend more than their state’s Medicaid HCBS income allowances, and 29 percent spend at least 50 percent more than the allowances, potentially limiting program access and forcing some older adults into nursing homes.
- Physical Activity, Brain Volume, and Dementia Risk: The Framingham Study. Zaldy S. Tan; Nicole L. Spartano; Alexa S. Beiser; Charles DeCarli; Sanford H. Auerbach; Ramachandran S. Vasan; Sudha Seshadri. Journal of Gerontology A – Biological & Medical Sciences, June 2017, Volume 72, Issue 6, Pages 789-795. Published online: July 15, 2016. Low physical activity is associated with a higher risk for dementia in older individuals, suggesting that a reduced risk of dementia and higher brain volumes may be additional health benefits of maintaining physical activity into old age.
Aging Research & Issues: May 15 – 19, 2017
- Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review. Ruth Stephen; Kristiina Hongisto; Alina Solomon; Eija Lönnroos. The Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, June 1, 2017, Volume 72, Issue 6, Pages 733-739. Published online: January 3, 2017. Current evidence does not allow specific practical recommendations, but it seems that leisure-time physical activity was protective against AD, but not work-related physical activity.
- Capturing the Diversity of Successful Aging: An Operational Definition Based on 16-Year Trajectories of Functioning. Almar A. L. Kok, MSc Marja J. Aartsen, PhD Dorly J. H. Deeg, PhD Martijn Huisman, PhD. The Gerontologist, April 1, 2017, Volume 57, Issue 2, Pages 240-251. Published online: September 1, 2015.
Aging Research & Issues: May 8 – 12, 2017
- Visitors and Resident Autonomy: Spoken and Unspoken Rules in Assisted Living. Colleen R. Bennett, MS, MA, Ann Christine Frankowski PhD, Robert L. Rubinstein PhD, Amanda D. Peeples PhD, Rosa Perez MEd, Mary Nemec MSW, Gretchen G. Tucker MA. The Gerontologist, April 2017, Volume 57, Issue 2, pages 252-260.
- Mobilizing Older People to Address Climate Change. Karl Pillemer PhD, David Filiberto PhD. Public Policy and Aging Report, 2017, Volume 27, Issue 1, pages 18-21.
Aging Research & Issues: May 1- 5, 2017
Aging Research & Issues: April 3 – 7, 2017
- We used to say “Zei gezunt!” (Be well!): Do American Jews still exhibit distinctive health behaviors?
Gail Gaisin Glicksman & Allen Glicksman. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging . Advance access. Published online: 24 Mar 2017.
- Supporting the information domains of fall-risk management in home care via health information technology. Dari Alhuwail, PhD, Günes Koru, PhD & Mary Etta Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Home Health Care Services Quarterly, Volume 35, 2016 – Issue 3-4, Pages 155-171. Published online: 03 Jan 2017.