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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 ...
IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 1
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
Session 1 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Architect Flora Ruchat-Roncati, First Female Professor at ETH Zurich. Breaking New Ground in Practice and Teaching (Katia Frey and Eliana ...
Community Connections and Sense of Community among Older Adults
(Virginia Tech, 2003)
The goal of this exploratory study is to identify what factors predict sense of community in older adult community members.
Visions for Tomorrow: Designing Intentional Communities for Rural Southwest Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2014)
Housing in rural southwest Virginia is aging just like its population. Approximately 70% of homes in the region are more than 30 years old, energy inefficient, and in need of repair. Like many older persons, area residents ...
Health, Spirituality and Environmental Concern: Older Women's Perspectives on the Natural Environment
(Center for Gerontology and Dept. of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007-11)
Three Voices are Better than One: Family Members’ Assessment of Cognitive Deficits in Late Life
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation compares subjective perceptions of memory loss among older adults diagnosed with MCI and two family members.