Verena H Menec

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relation between everyday activities and successful aging: a 6-year longitudinal study
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S74-82. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Transfers to acute care hospitals at the end of life: do rural/remote regions differ from urban regions?
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1281. 2010
  3. doi request reprint In-region versus out-of-region hospitalizations at the end of life among older rural residents: the relationship between personal and system-related factors
    Verena H Menec
    PhD Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1328-35. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Understanding bereaved family members' dissatisfaction with end-of-life care in nursing homes
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:49-60. 2012
  5. pmc Does continuity of care matter in a universally insured population?
    Verena H Menec
    Center on Aging, 338 Isbister Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada
    Health Serv Res 40:389-400. 2005
  6. pmc Hospitalizations at the end of life among long-term care residents
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Mannitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:395-402. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Does the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic status and health outcomes persist into very old age? A population-based study
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Aging Health 22:27-47. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Does continuity of care with a family physician reduce hospitalizations among older adults?
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:196-201. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in the health status of older Manitobans, 1985 to 1999
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E ON3, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:5-14. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring reasons for bed pressures in Winnipeg acute care hospitals
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:121-31. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The relation between everyday activities and successful aging: a 6-year longitudinal study
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S74-82. 2003
    ..Activity has long been thought to be related to successful aging. This study was designed to examine longitudinally the relation between everyday activities and indicators of successful aging, namely well-being, function, and mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transfers to acute care hospitals at the end of life: do rural/remote regions differ from urban regions?
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1281. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint In-region versus out-of-region hospitalizations at the end of life among older rural residents: the relationship between personal and system-related factors
    Verena H Menec
    PhD Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1328-35. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine factors associated with in- or out-of-region hospitalizations at the end of life among older rural residents...
  4. doi request reprint Understanding bereaved family members' dissatisfaction with end-of-life care in nursing homes
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:49-60. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Does continuity of care matter in a universally insured population?
    Verena H Menec
    Center on Aging, 338 Isbister Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada
    Health Serv Res 40:389-400. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between continuity of care and preventive health care and emergency department (ED) use in a universal health care system...
  6. pmc Hospitalizations at the end of life among long-term care residents
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Mannitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:395-402. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine (a) the extent of and (b) factors related to hospitalization in the last 180 days before death among long-term care (LTC) residents...
  7. doi request reprint Does the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic status and health outcomes persist into very old age? A population-based study
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Aging Health 22:27-47. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Does continuity of care with a family physician reduce hospitalizations among older adults?
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:196-201. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between continuity of primary care and hospitalizations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in the health status of older Manitobans, 1985 to 1999
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E ON3, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:5-14. 2005
    ..Moreover, having sufficient care options in place for the growing number of individuals with dementia is an issue that will have to be addressed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring reasons for bed pressures in Winnipeg acute care hospitals
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:121-31. 2005
    ..These findings suggest future bed pressures might be prevented through influenza vaccination and an increase in the availability of--and timely transfer to--alternative levels of care...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of influenza-associated respiratory illnesses on hospitalizations, physician visits, emergency room visits, and mortality
    Verena H Menec
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Department of Community Health Sciences
    Can J Public Health 94:59-63. 2003
    ..Their impact on mortality was also examined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations and deaths due to respiratory illnesses during influenza seasons: a comparison of community residents, senior housing residents, and nursing home residents
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M629-35. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Family satisfaction with care of a dying loved one in nursing homes: what makes the difference?
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:37-44. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Lessons learned from a Canadian province-wide age-friendly initiative: the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative
    Verena H Menec
    a Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, and Director, Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Aging Soc Policy 26:33-51. 2014
    ..g., provincially). ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between communities' 'age-friendliness' and life satisfaction and self-perceived health in rural Manitoba, Canada
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 14:2594. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine communities' age-friendliness and its relationship to health-related outcomes in a rural context...
  16. doi request reprint Conceptualizing age-friendly communities
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Aging 30:479-93. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Health care use at the end of life among older adults: does it vary by age?
    Verena H Menec
    University of Manitoba, Community Health Sciences, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:400-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to address this issue by examining whether health care use at the end life varies by age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mobility in older adults: a comprehensive framework
    Sandra C Webber
    Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Gerontologist 50:443-50. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in self-rated health among older adults: a cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, 750 Bannatyne Ave, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg R3E 0W3, Canada
    J Aging Health 19:62-86. 2007
    ..The ethnic differences found here suggest, however, that ratings may be influenced by cultural factors, which may warrant some caution in making comparisons across ethnic groups...
  20. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of hospital use in Winnipeg: implications for managing winter bed crises
    Verena H Menec
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
    Healthc Manage Forum . 2002
    ..Preventing such recurrent bed pressures requires a multi-faceted approach, involving preventive efforts to reduce hospital admissions (influenza vaccination) and alternatives to managing the hospital system...