Gerontology Institute

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Publication Archives

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The Gerontology Institute: The First Years, 1984-1987 (1989)


Health and Long-Term Care

Retirement and Economic Security

Productive Aging and Older Workers

Families in Later Life and Grandparenthood

Transportation

Elder Housing and Assisted Living

 

Health and Long-Term Care

Adult Day Care
Long-Term Care
Home Care

 

Adult Day Care

Transportation: A Crucial Issue for Adult Day Care in Vermont (2002) F. Caro

Working Paper
Consumer Perspectives on Quality in Adult Day Care (2004) A. Stern & F. Caro

Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care Policy: Where are we going? (1990)

Back To The Future: The Future of Long-Term Care in Massachusetts (2004) D. H. Thomson & J. J. Ford et al.

Long-Term Care-Informed by Research (2003) F. Caro

Transportation: A Crucial Issue for Adult Day Care in Vermont (2002) F. Caro

Background Paper on Long-Term Care (prepared for Vision 2020 Task Force) (2000) E. A. Bruce & D. Schulman-Green
$3.00 Order Form

Working Papers
Elders in Massachusetts Prefer Paid Caregivers (2002) F. Caro

Toward Improved Support for Research on Delivery of Home-and Community-Based Long-Term Care (December (2000) F. Caro

Home Care

Working Papers
Elders in Massachusetts Prefer Paid Caregivers (2002) F. Caro

Providing Low-Cost Assistive Equipment Through Home Care Services: The Massachusetts Assistive Equipment Demonstration (2000) A. Gottlieb & F. Caro

Retirement and Economic Security

The Economic Status of Older Women in Massachusetts (1987) E. Caraballo & N. Goldstein

Foreword to Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance (2004) Y-P Chen

Retirement and High Level Human Capital (2003) I. Gershenberg

Employee Preferences as a Factor in Pension Participation by Minority Workers (2002)  Y-P Chen and T. D. Leavitt

Working Paper
Implications of Changing Social Norms for Social Security Benefits: Results of Pilot Research (2004) F. Caro & Y-P Chen

Book
The Experience of Retirement. Robert S. Weiss (2005). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press

Fact Sheet: The Massacusetts Elder Economic Security (2009)

Productive Aging and Older Workers

Productive Aging
Community-Residing Elders
Education
The Older Workforce

Productive Aging

The Older Population in Massachusetts: 1980-1990 (1994)

Retirement and High Level Human Capital (2003) I. Gershenberg

Working Papers
Active Aging: Motives and Barriers (2005) F. Caro et al.

Motivation for Active Aging: Results of a Pilot Study (2005) F. Caro et al

Community-Residing Elders

Seniors Count Follow-Up Study (2003) N. Silverstein & M. Jawad

Aging in Place at Harbor Point: Outreach Follow-Up of Older Adults Living in Independent Mixed Income Apartments (2004) J. Conahan, N. Silverstein, & K. Fitzgerald


Education

"A New Part of My Life..." Contributions of the Manning Gerontology Students, Gerontology Institute (2001). A descriptive booklet on the University of Massachusetts Boston's Manning Certificate Program and its graduates. $3.00. Order Form

The Frank J. Manning Certificate in Gerontology Alumni Survey: 21 Years of Service to Elders (2004) N. Silverstein et al.

The Older Workforce

Access to Training for Mature Workers Through One-Step Career Centers in Massachusetts (2004) F. Caro & K. Fitzgerald

Blue Ribbon Commission: Older Workers: An Essential Resource for Massachusetts (April 2000).
Key Finding & Recommendations (Executive Summary)  
Full Research Report

Families in Later Life and Grandparenthood

Kinship Care

Kinship Care in Massachusetts (2002) J. E. Mutchler, A. S. Gottlieb, L. Choi, & E. A. Bruce.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

"Growing Pains and Challenges:" Grand Families House Four-Year Follow-Up Evaluation (2003) A. Gottlieb & N. Silverstein

Life at GrandFamilies House: The First Six Months (2000) A. Gottlieb et al.

Kinship Care in Massachusetts (2002) J. Mutchler et al.

Comparisons by Race and Ethnicity (2002) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker

Grandparent Care in the Asian Population (2002) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker

Grandparent Care in the American Indian/Alaska Native Population (2002) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker

Grandparent Care in the African-American Population (2003) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker

Grandparent Care in the Latino/Hispanic Population (2003) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker

Grandparent Care in the Non-Hispanic White Population (2003) J. Mutchler, S. Lee, & L. Baker
 

Transportation

DVD
Keep Moving Longer: Features for Safe Driving (2004). $6. Order Form.
The DVD demonstrates how the use of simple modifications can make it easier and safer to drive a car if the driver is experiencing physical or sensory challenges.

Promoting Safe Mobility Among Elders by Increasing Awareness of Vehicle Modifications: (2005) E. Van Ranst, N. Silverstein, & A. Gottlieb:

1. Executive Summary
2. Finding Features Shown in the Video, "Keep Moving Longer: Features for Safe Driving"
3. More Help for Finding Features

Driving in Massachusetts: When to Stop and Who Should Decide? (2001) N. Silverstein & J. Murtha|

Book
Van Ranst, E., Silverstein, N.M., & Gottlieb, A.S. (2005). Developing a video to increase elders' awareness of safety features for driving. In R. Bushko (Ed): Future of Intelligent and Extelligent Health Environment, Washington, DC: IOS Press.

Elder Housing and Assisted Living

Aging in Place at Harbor Point: Outreach Follow-Up of Older Adults Living in Independent Mixed Income Apartments. (2004) N. Silverstein, J. Conahan, & K. Fitzgerald

Seniors in Public Housing, J. E. Mutchler & F. G. Caro (2003). A printed and bound version of this report is available from the Gerontology Institute for $3.00. Order Form

Working Papers
Residential Adjustment of Elders: Perspectives of Elders and Their Adult Children (2005) A. Gottlieb, E. Johns, & F. Caro


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