Gerontology Institute

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Health and Long-Term Care

Health

Alzheimer’s Disease

Adult Day Care

Long-Term Care

Home Care

Dental Care

Nursing Homes

Health Care Advocacy

 

Health

Contributions of Second Opinions, Outcome Forecasts, and Testimonials to Patient Decisions about Knee Replacement Surgery (2014)  S. Hoffmann, F.G. Caro, A. S. Gottlieb, I. Kesternich, & J. Winter

Massachusetts Healthy Aging Report: Community Profiles 2014 (2014) Elizabeth Dugan, Frank Porell, Nina Silverstein, Ruth Palombo, & Stacey Mann

Effects of Video Enhancement in a Stated-Choice Experiment on Medical Decision Making (2014) S. Hoffmann, J. Winter, F. Caro, & A. Gottlieb

Fact Sheet: The Prevalence of Sensory Deficits, Functional Limitations, and Disability among Older Southeast Asians in the United States (2012) M. See Yang, J. Burr, & J. Mutchler

Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parental Care Needs (2014) M. E. Szinovacz & L. C. Lieber

Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parental Survival (2014) M. E. Szinovacz

Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parents’ Illness and Nursing Home Use (2014) M. E. Szinovacz

Working Papers

Social Networks, Decision Aids, and Patient Decisions Regarding Knee-Replacement Surgery (2014) F. Caro, S. Hoffmann, A. Gottlieb, I. Kesternich, & J. Winter

Alzheimer’s Disease

Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Relevance for Persons with Dementia;  Executive Summary of the Study;  Survey Instrument Used for the Study. (2011) N. Silverstein & A. Gottlieb

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Study of Adult Day Health Services in Massachusetts (2008) N. Silverstein et al.

Community Mobility and Dementia: A Review of the Literature. (2006) M. Vanderbur & N. Silverstein

Book: Improving Hospital Care for Persons with Dementia. N. M. Silverstein & K. Maslow (Eds.) (2006). New York: Springer Publishing CO.

Book: Dementia and Wandering Behavior: Concern for the Lost Elder. N. M. Silverstein, G. Flaherty, & Tobin, T. S. (2002) New York: Springer Publishing Co. (2002 American Journal of Nursing Book of the year). Re-released in 2006

 

Adult Day Care

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Study of Adult Day Health Services in Massachusetts (2008) N. Silverstein et al.

 

Long-Term Care

Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Designing and Implementing State Health Reform (2013) E. Miller, D. Samuel, S. Allen, A. Trivedi, & V. Mor

Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Rebalancing Long-Term Care under the Affordable Care Act (2013) E. Miller, D. Samuel, S. Allen, A. Trivedi, & V. Mor

Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Block Granting Medicaid and Other Retrenchment (2013) E. Miller, D. Samuel, S. Allen, A. Trivedi, & V. Mor

Increasing Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota (2012) E. Miller & C. Rudder

Policy Brief: Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota for State Policymakers (2012) E. Miller & C. Rudder

Issue Brief: A Primer for Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota (2012) C. Rudder & E. Miller

Online Seminar Series: Increasing Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement (2012) E. Miller & C. Rudder

Working Papers

A Trade-Off Proposal for Funding Long-Term Care (2007) Y-P Chen

 

Home Care

Leaving Home Care: Decision Making, Risk Scenarios & Services Gaps in the Home Care System (2011) J. Yaughan & N. Silverstein

Massachusetts' Home Care Programs and Reasons for Discharge into Nursing Homes (2011) C. Wong & N. Silverstein

Executive Summary: Massachusetts' Home Care Programs and Reasons for Discharge into Nursing Homes (2011) C. Wong & N. Silverstein

Dental Care

Fact Sheet: Oral Health and Dental Care Service Use among Adults Aged 50 and Over in the United States (2012) H. Lee & J. Burr

Nursing Homes

Model Nursing Facility Admission Agreement.

 

Health Care Advocacy

Executive Summary: Evaluation of Lift Up Your Voice! Advocacy Training for Older Adults and Their Caregivers (2012) A. Gottlieb, N. Silverstein, & K. Barton


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