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Understanding Adult Foster Care State by State: Provider Experience in North Carolina
(Virginia Tech, 2013-04)
This presentation provides an overview of adult long-term care needs and a range of long-term care options.
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.
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.
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Reader Reactions to Online News Stories about IPV in Late Life
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a hidden public health problem that touches nearly one third of all women aged 50+ each year (Bonomi et al., 2007; Mouton, 2003). Incidents of IPV include physical, sexual, and ...
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)
Neighborhood Walkability Assessment for Seniors: Using Geographic Information Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11-05)
Purpose: To examine walkability for seniors living in a low-income neighborhood (Ward 8). The neighborhood walkability in the DC area was assessed via geographic information systems (GIS) using ArcGIS 10.1 data using the ...
Home and Community-Based Service Use by Vulnerable Older Adults
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11-07)
The purpose of this study was to identify distinct profiles of service users and determine whether certain service user profiles have greater potential to meet older adults’ care needs.