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End of Life


Psychological and physical health in widowhood: Does marital quality make a difference? (2021) Lee, H. J., Han, S. H., & Boerner, K.

Insufficient advance care planning? Correlates of planning without personal conversations (2021) Boerner, K., Moorman, S. M., Carr, D., & Ornstein, K.

Bereavement in the time of Coronavirus: Unprecedented challenges demand novel interventions (2020) Carr, D., Boerner, K., & Moorman, S. M.

Rethinking the role of advance care planning in the context of infectious disease (2020) Moorman, S. M., Boerner, K., & Carr, D.

Centenarians’ end-of-life thoughts and plans: Is their social network on the same page? (2018) Boerner, K., Kim, K., Kim, Y.,* Rott, C, & Jopp, D. S.

Thinking about the end of life when it is near: A comparison of German and Portuguese centenarians (2019) Boerner, K., Jopp, D. S., Kim, K, Butt, A.,* Ribeiro, O., Araujo, L., Rott, C.

Effects of parental death on relationship quality with grown children (2019) Kim, Y., Kim, K., Boerner, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L.

How social network size and quality affect end-of-life surrogate preferences (2018) Moorman, S. M., & Boerner, K.

Social and organizational practices that influence hospice utilization in nursing homes (2018) Rodriquez, J., & Boerner, K.

Home health aides' experience with client death: the role of employer (2017) K. Boerner, H. Gleason, & A. Barooah 

Models of coping with bereavement: An updated overview/Modelos de afrontamiento en duelo: un resumen actualizado (2017) M. Stroebe, H. Schut, & K. Boerner

Burnout after patient death: Challenges for direct care workers (2017) K. Boerne, H. Gleason, & D.S. Jopp

Cautioning health care professionals: Bereaved persons are misguided through the stages of grief (2016) M. Stroebe, H. Schut, & K. Boerner

Grief is not a disease but bereavement merits medical awareness (2016) M. Stroebe, W. Stroebe, H. Schut, & K. Boerner

After patient death: Direct care staff in nursing homes and homecare (2015) K. Boerner, O.R. Burack, D. Jopp, & S.E. Mock

The positive association of end-of-life treatment discussions and care satisfaction in the nursing home (2015) J.P. Reinhardt, K. Boerner, & D. Downes

Preparedness for resident death in long-term care: the experience of front-line staff (2015) I. Riesenbeck, K. Boerner, A. Barooah, & O.R. Burack 

Effects of End-of-Life Care for Older Adults with Serious Illness on Health Care Utilization of Family Caregivers (2015) K.A. Ornstein, K. Boerner, A.L. Siu, & R. Schulz


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