S M Allen

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Primary caregiver characteristics and transitions in community-based care
    Susan M Allen
    Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Program in Public Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:362-71. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Continuity in provider and site of care and preventive services receipt in an adult Medicaid population with physical disabilities
    Susan M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Disabil Health J 2:180-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender roles, marital intimacy, and nomination of spouse as primary caregiver
    S M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 39:150-8. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint A problem-solving approach to stress reduction among younger women with breast carcinoma: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Cancer 94:3089-100. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Receiving help at home: the interplay of human and technological assistance
    S M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S374-82. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and receipt of personal care assistance for people with mobility impairments
    Linda Resnik
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Obes Res 13:1307-10. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Conducting telephone interviews with community-dwelling older adults in a state Medicaid program: differences by ethnicity and language preference
    Melissa A Clark
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University Medical School and Program in Public Health, Box G S121, 6th Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1304-17. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Commentary: navigating the labyrinth of long-term care: shoring up informal caregiving in a home- and community-based world
    Edward Alan Miller
    A Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 1977, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:1-16. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal caregiving in late midlife versus older ages: implications of work and family obligations
    Julie C Lima
    Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, 2 Stimson Avenue, Box G S1, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S229-S238. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Using International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to understand challenges in community reintegration of injured veterans
    Linda J Resnik
    Providence Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:991-1006. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Primary caregiver characteristics and transitions in community-based care
    Susan M Allen
    Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Program in Public Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:362-71. 2012
    ..To identify informal primary caregiver characteristics associated with care transitions of community-dwelling older persons with impairments in daily living activities...
  2. doi request reprint Continuity in provider and site of care and preventive services receipt in an adult Medicaid population with physical disabilities
    Susan M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Disabil Health J 2:180-7. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Gender roles, marital intimacy, and nomination of spouse as primary caregiver
    S M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 39:150-8. 1999
    ..We conclude that although gender role norms are key to caregiver selection, the intimacy inherent in the caregiving role renders an emotionally close marriage an important criterion to the selection of spouse as caregiver...
  4. ncbi request reprint A problem-solving approach to stress reduction among younger women with breast carcinoma: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Cancer 94:3089-100. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Receiving help at home: the interplay of human and technological assistance
    S M Allen
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S374-82. 2001
    ..This research investigated use of mobility equipment as a substitute for human assistance and also examined whether use of mobility equipment results in out-of-pocket cost savings associated with formal home care services...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and receipt of personal care assistance for people with mobility impairments
    Linda Resnik
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Obes Res 13:1307-10. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent to which level of obesity was associated with hours of personal care among people with mobility impairments...
  7. doi request reprint Conducting telephone interviews with community-dwelling older adults in a state Medicaid program: differences by ethnicity and language preference
    Melissa A Clark
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University Medical School and Program in Public Health, Box G S121, 6th Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1304-17. 2010
    ..These high rates by Spanish-speakers may be due to actual greater utilization or biases in self-reported data due to response style differences...
  8. doi request reprint Commentary: navigating the labyrinth of long-term care: shoring up informal caregiving in a home- and community-based world
    Edward Alan Miller
    A Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 1977, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:1-16. 2009
    ..This essay argues that growing government emphasis on rebalancing long-term care away from nursing homes will founder unless public officials recognize increased burdens on the informal care system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal caregiving in late midlife versus older ages: implications of work and family obligations
    Julie C Lima
    Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, 2 Stimson Avenue, Box G S1, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S229-S238. 2008
    ..This study examined life-stage differences in the provision of care to spouses with functional impairment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to understand challenges in community reintegration of injured veterans
    Linda J Resnik
    Providence Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:991-1006. 2007
    ..Identifying community reintegration challenges early and promoting reintegration are important mandates for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The findings of this study are useful in understanding the needs of OEF/OIF veterans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Discussions regarding reproductive health for young women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy
    Christine M Duffy
    Brown University Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, RI 02903, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:766-73. 2005
    ..Research in this area has previously focused on men, or on childhood cancer survivors. We sought to explore self-report of reproductive health counseling in young women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Targeting risk for unmet need: not enough help versus no help at all
    J C Lima
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02812, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S302-10. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, the most important demographic risk factors for both types of unmet need mirror demographic groups currently on the increase in the U.S. population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Disability as a "family affair": parental disability and childhood immunization
    Raymond R Hyatt
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 43:600-6. 2005
    ..There is a substantial body of research focusing on the health and healthcare utilization of individuals with a disability but less has been done to examine the impact of disability on nondisabled family members...
  14. ncbi request reprint Community care for people with disability: blurring boundaries between formal and informal caregivers
    Susan M Allen
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:207-26. 2003
    ..Although our narratives illustrate the negative implications of mismatched care substitution, we conclude that the framework is less applicable to emerging systems of community care...

Research Grants4

  1. Unmet Need: An Acute/Chronic Care Link
    Susan Allen; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Addressing Fertility Issues with Female Cancer Patients
    Susan Allen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An indirect benefit would be enhancement of the quality of life of this population of cancer survivors. ..