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Research on Persistent Pain in Late Life: Current Topics and Challenges
(Developmental and Biological Psychology, Virginia Tech, 2006-11)
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.
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)
Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy 2009
(Virginia Tech, 2009)
Proceedings from the first annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy conference, hosted by CIDER.
Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Aging Women: Promoting Community Knowledge
(Center for Gerontology and Dept. of Human Development Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley, 2009-10)
Well-being and Coping Strategies of Elders Without Informal Support
(Virginia Tech, 2001-08-25)
Telephone interview data from a representative sample of 2,034 rural elders showed that 26.3% had limitations in abilities to perform daily activities (cooking, walking, cleaning, driving, etc.). Of these, many received ...
Personal and Social Resources and Well Being among Informal Care Recipients
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-31)
Moving beyond a focus on primary caregivers only, we examined the effects on older adults’ psychological well-being of having multiple family or friend helpers and of other elements of social support when receiving informal ...
Elderly & Disabled Waiver Services: What Do We Know About Providers?
(Virginia Tech, 2003)
Little is known about home and community based services (HCBS) and even less about the quality of those services. As part of a “Real Choice Systems Change” grant received by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance ...
Family Perceptions of Mild Cognitive Impairment
(Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, 2007-11)
Leavers And Stayers: An Ecological Analysis Of Determinants Of Employee Retention In Long-Term Care
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11)
The understanding of issues related to staff retention in long-term care requires a systematic and holistic examination of the care environment. Guided by the joining of two theoretical perspectives, human ecology and ...