Recent Submissions

  • Examining Health Conditions as Predictors of Unmet Need in Older Adults 

    Broshkevitch, Anna; Cáceres, Madeleine; Foley, Carolyn; Vipperman, Drew (2018-12)
    According to current research, unmet need for activities of daily living (ADLs) are associated with greater negative health outcomes in older adults. ADLs include eating, bathing, dressing, transferring from a bed or a ...
  • Potential Influential Factors of Cognitive Decline and Engagement in Participants of Adult Day Services 

    Elms, Lauren; Hayes, Catherine; Shelburne, William (2018-12)
    As the global population of older adults increases, so does the need for more affordable care taking services such as Adult Day Services (ADS) at Virginia Tech. Data collected over a 10-year period was assessed to understand ...
  • Increasing Equity and Decreasing Costs for Medicare Access and Treatment 

    Bourret, Kira; Cironi, Kate; Guzinski, Max; Huaman, Jonathan; Jones, P'trice; Mitchell, Shannon; Scott, Reilly; Slinde, Neil; Smith, Brett; Wear, Robert; Lewis, Stephanie N. (2018-05)
    In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a bill that established Medicare. Since then, the medical needs and structure of our society have changed in many ways. But does our current medical care and payment ...