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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.
Taking Care of a Parent with Mild Cognitive Impairment: An Exploration of Coping Mechanisms
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Caregiving is a dynamic process of transitions and changes that evolves over time. Guided by Montgomery and Kosloski's Caregiver Identity Theory (2000), we explored the coping mechanisms employed by adult children providing ...
“Nobody Likes to Admit What’s Going On”: Avoidance Behaviors of Families Coping with MCI
(Virginia Tech, 2009)
Managing stress using avoidance coping strategies allows family members to manage their emotional responses as well as cope with changes in their relative’s memory, behavior, and sociability that manifest with mild cognitive ...