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Reducing Intimate Partner Violence among Older Women: Response Readiness in a Rural Faith-Based Community
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
Faith leaders and lay clergy are natural sources of support for their parishioners. Clergy members are likely to be aware of family relationship problems and are equipped to provide emotional and spiritual support. As their ...
Survivors of Hurricane Katrina: Losses, Hopes & Dreams of Displaced Older Adults
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
The purpose of this presentation is to conceptualize the losses of older adults displaced by Hurricane Katrina and to understand their resilience as described in their hopes and dreams.
Innovative Care-partnering in Families Affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-04)
The purpose of this presentation was to examine the effects of memory-related changes in decision-making and ability to carry out daily tasks on family interactions and relationships over time when one member has mild ...
Evidence that Community-Based Long-Term Care is Preventive Care
(Virginia Tech, 2014)
This presentation outlines the benefits of community-based long-term care, including reduced hospitalization rates.
Rural Older Adults’ Previous Help and Support Experiences: Influences on Attitudes about Current and Future Assistance
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11)
We investigated the extent to which earlier life experiences with informal and formal services might influence older adults’ views of getting assistance in the future. In a short-term longitudinal follow up of telephone ...
Rural Older Women’s Experiences with Chronic Health Problems: Daily Challenges and Care Practices
(Virginia Tech, 2004)
Living with chronic diseases and their manifestations affects daily functioning and influences the quality of life of older women. This study, guided by the integration of life-course theory and a trajectory model of chronic ...
Caregivers of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Information and Support Needs
(Virginia Tech, 2004-11)
One of the newer concepts of age-related memory deficit is mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI reflects self-reported changes in cognitive function that do not necessarily interfere with work or social relations; it is ...
Geriatric Chronic Pain: Issues and Challenges from the Research Literature
(Virginia Tech, 2001-11)
Researchers interested in chronic pain in older adults come from multiple disciplines; thus existing information about geriatric pain is widely scattered. To establish a foundation from which to construct future research ...
Living in the Anthropocene: Science, Sustainability and Society
Dr. Joshua Tewksbury is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and planetary health scientist with experience both in academia and in civil society. In addition to his appointment at Future Earth, Tewksbury is also a research ...
Fire in the Library
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-11)
Fire in the Library is hosted by the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) and features presentations by the Milka Bliznakov Research prize recipients. Eva M. Alvarez and Carlos J. Gomez, from the Universitat ...