Richard N Jones

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial bias in the assessment of cognitive functioning of older adults
    R N Jones
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:83-102. 2003
  2. pmc Inter-rater reliability of nursing home quality indicators in the U.S
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University Department of Community Health and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Providence, RI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:20. 2003
  3. pmc Measuring depression in nursing home residents with the MDS and GDS: an observational psychometric study
    Melissa Koehler
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center, 2131 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
    BMC Geriatr 5:1. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of recognized depression in U.S. nursing homes
    Richard N Jones
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1404-9. 2003
  5. pmc A growth curve model of learning acquisition among cognitively normal older adults
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Exp Aging Res 31:291-312. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of measurement differences between English and Spanish language versions of the Mini-Mental State Examination. Detecting differential item functioning using MIMIC modeling
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Med Care 44:S124-33. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Does educational attainment contribute to risk for delirium? A potential role for cognitive reserve
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1307-11. 2006
  8. pmc Telephone interview for cognitive status: Creating a crosswalk with the Mini-Mental State Examination
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:492-7. 2009
  9. pmc Delirium: an independent predictor of functional decline after cardiac surgery
    James L Rudolph
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:643-9. 2010
  10. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Aging and the Course of Depressive Symptoms
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Delirium and Survival in Post-Acute Care
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Understanding Disparities in Mental Status Assessment
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial bias in the assessment of cognitive functioning of older adults
    R N Jones
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:83-102. 2003
    ..However, culture-fair assessments may attenuate, but not eliminate, group differences in assessed cognition due to the incommensurate action of background variables..
  2. pmc Inter-rater reliability of nursing home quality indicators in the U.S
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University Department of Community Health and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Providence, RI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:20. 2003
    ..We report the results of the largest study of inter-rater reliability done on nursing home assessments which generate the data used to derive publicly reported nursing home quality indicators...
  3. pmc Measuring depression in nursing home residents with the MDS and GDS: an observational psychometric study
    Melissa Koehler
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center, 2131 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
    BMC Geriatr 5:1. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) as measures of depression among nursing home residents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of recognized depression in U.S. nursing homes
    Richard N Jones
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1404-9. 2003
    ..To provide descriptive epidemiological information on identified depression in nursing home residents...
  5. pmc A growth curve model of learning acquisition among cognitively normal older adults
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Exp Aging Res 31:291-312. 2005
    ..These results suggest that failing to recognize initial recall and learning as distinct constructs clouds the interpretation of supraspan memory tasks...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of measurement differences between English and Spanish language versions of the Mini-Mental State Examination. Detecting differential item functioning using MIMIC modeling
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Med Care 44:S124-33. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Does educational attainment contribute to risk for delirium? A potential role for cognitive reserve
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1307-11. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if level of educational attainment, a marker of cognitive reserve, was associated with the cumulative risk of delirium among hospitalized elders...
  8. pmc Telephone interview for cognitive status: Creating a crosswalk with the Mini-Mental State Examination
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:492-7. 2009
    ..Screening instruments such as the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) were developed to provide a valid alternative, with comparable cut-point scores to rate global cognitive function...
  9. pmc Delirium: an independent predictor of functional decline after cardiac surgery
    James L Rudolph
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:643-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether patients who developed delirium after cardiac surgery were at risk of functional decline...
  10. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  11. pmc Optimizing the tracking of falls in studies of older participants: comparison of quarterly telephone recall with monthly falls calendars in the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1031-6. 2010
    ..Retrospective 3-month recall of falls resulted in underreporting of falls by as much as 25% compared with daily calendars. Calendars should be considered the preferred method of ascertaining falls in longitudinal studies...
  12. pmc Hospitalization in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease: frequency and causes
    James L Rudolph
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1542-8. 2010
    ..To examine the rates of and risk factors for acute hospitalization in a prospective cohort of older community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  13. pmc The overlap syndrome of depression and delirium in older hospitalized patients
    Jane L Givens
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1347-53. 2009
    ..To measure the prevalence, predictors, and posthospitalization outcomes associated with the overlap syndrome of coexisting depression and incident delirium in older hospitalized patients...
  14. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is a major contributor to disability in older adults; however, the potential role of chronic pain as a risk factor for falls is poorly understood...
  15. pmc Adverse outcomes after hospitalization and delirium in persons with Alzheimer disease
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:848-56, W296. 2012
    ..Hospitalization, frequently complicated by delirium, can be a life-changing event for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  16. pmc Persistent delirium predicts greater mortality
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 1097, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:55-61. 2009
    ..To examine the association between persistent delirium and 1-year mortality in newly admitted postacute care (PAC) facility patients with delirium who were followed regardless of residence...
  17. pmc Development of a unidimensional composite measure of neuropsychological functioning in older cardiac surgery patients with good measurement precision
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1041-9. 2010
    ..82). The developed measure provided a reliable, continuous measure (reliability > .90) across a broad range of performance (-1.5 SDs to +1.0 SDs) with minimal ceiling and floor effects...
  18. pmc Phenomenological subtypes of delirium in older persons: patterns, prevalence, and prognosis
    Frances M Yang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:248-54. 2009
    ..Delirium is an acute confusional state that is common, preventable, and life-threatening...
  19. pmc Novel risk markers and long-term outcomes of delirium: the successful aging after elective surgery (SAGES) study design and methods
    Eva M Schmitt
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:818.e1-10. 2012
    ..This program project was designed to contribute to our understanding of the complex multifactorial syndrome of delirium...
  20. pmc Randomized trial of a delirium abatement program for postacute skilled nursing facilities
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1019-26. 2010
    ..To determine whether a delirium abatement program (DAP) can shorten duration of delirium in new admissions to postacute care (PAC)...
  21. pmc Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1102-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of antimicrobial treatment for suspected pneumonia on survival and comfort in patients with advanced dementia...
  22. pmc The nonlinear relationship between gait speed and falls: the Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect, and Zest in the Elderly of Boston Study
    Lien Quach
    From the Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1069-73. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between gait speed and falls risk...
  23. pmc Participation in activity and risk for incident delirium
    Frances M Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1479-84. 2008
    ..To examine the mediating role between educational attainment and risk for incidence delirium of activity participation and to examine the contribution of participation in specific activities to the development of delirium...
  24. pmc AD pathology and cerebral infarctions are associated with memory and executive functioning one and five years before death
    Frances M Yang
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:24-34. 2013
    ..These specific effects are subtle relative to the stronger associations of both AD neuropathology and cerebral infarctions with overall levels of cognitive impairment...
  25. pmc Identifying indicators of important diagnostic features of delirium
    Li Wen Huang
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1044-50. 2012
    ..To use an expert consensus process to identify indicators of delirium features to help enhance bedside recognition of delirium...
  26. doi request reprint Development and validation of a brief cognitive assessment tool: the sweet 16
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:432-7. 2011
    ..Meanwhile, current assessment instruments are underused, lack sensitivity, or may be restricted by copyright laws. To address these limitations, we created a new brief cognitive assessment tool: the Sweet 16...
  27. doi request reprint Improving disposition outcomes for patients in a geriatric skilled nursing facility
    Randi E Berkowitz
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1130-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate an intervention to improve discharge disposition from a skilled nursing unit (SNU)...
  28. pmc Selecting optimal screening items for delirium: an application of item response theory
    Frances M Yang
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:8. 2013
    ..This study utilizes IRT to identify a reduced set of optimally performing screening indicators for the four CAM features of delirium...
  29. pmc Modeling learning and memory using verbal learning tests: results from ACTIVE
    Alden L Gross
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:153-67. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of memory training on initial recall and learning...
  30. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with delirium persistence among newly admitted post-acute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:344-9. 2004
    ....
  31. pmc Aging, brain disease, and reserve: implications for delirium
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:117-27. 2010
    ..Studying the role of reserve in delirium can advance prevention strategies for delirium and may advance knowledge of reserve and its role in aging and neuropsychiatric disease generally...
  32. pmc Measurement differences in depression: chronic health-related and sociodemographic effects in older Americans
    Frances M Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:993-1004. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Cognitive function in normal-weight, overweight, and obese older adults: an analysis of the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly cohort
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:97-103. 2006
    ..To assess how elevated body mass index (BMI) affects cognitive function in elderly people...
  34. pmc Issues in conducting epidemiologic research among elders: lessons from the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1444-51. 2008
    ..It is hoped that this paper will encourage and inform future epidemiologic research in this important segment of the population...
  35. pmc A novel aging phenotype of slow gait, impaired executive function, and depressive symptoms: relationship to blood pressure and other cardiovascular risks
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Children Hospital, 1200 Center Street, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:994-1001. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delirium at discharge: development and validation of a predictive model
    Sharon K Inouye
    Aging Brain Center, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1406-13. 2007
    ..Persistent delirium at the time of hospital discharge is associated with poor outcomes. The objectives of this study were to develop and validate a predictive model for persistent delirium at hospital discharge...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association between delirium resolution and functional recovery among newly admitted postacute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:204-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between delirium resolution and functional recovery in skilled nursing facilities specializing in PAC...
  38. pmc Hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, and the risk of falls in a community-dwelling elderly population: the maintenance of balance, independent living, intellect, and zest in the elderly of Boston study
    Anupama Gangavati
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:383-9. 2011
    ..1)...
  39. pmc Prevalence of delirium on admission to postacute care is associated with a higher number of nursing home deficiencies
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:253-6. 2010
    ..To examine the association between the prevalence of delirium among patients admitted to postacute care and the quality of nursing home care as reflected in deficiency counts...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and mortality among newly admitted post-acute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:174-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and 1-year mortality among 457 newly admitted delirious PAC patients...
  41. pmc A tale of two methods: chart and interview methods for identifying delirium
    Jane S Saczynski
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:518-24. 2014
    ..To compare chart- and interview-based methods for identification of delirium...
  42. pmc The validity and reliability of scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:176-81. 2006
    ..50 to 0.81). The results of this study demonstrate that the 3 EOLD scales demonstrate "internal consistency" reliability and demonstrate convergent validity, and further establish their utility in palliative care dementia research...
  43. ncbi request reprint A model for management of delirious postacute care patients
    Margaret A Bergmann
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1817-25. 2005
    ..Program adoption challenges and corresponding model refinements to enhance adherence and overall care quality are highlighted. Last, clinical adaptation of this research-derived program is discussed...
  44. pmc Derivation and validation of a preoperative prediction rule for delirium after cardiac surgery
    James L Rudolph
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 150 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Circulation 119:229-36. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present prospective study was to develop a prediction rule for delirium in a cardiac surgery cohort and to validate it in an independent cohort...
  45. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of older people admitted to postacute facilities with delirium
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:963-9. 2005
    ..To compare outcomes of patients admitted to postacute skilled nursing facilities with delirium, subsyndromal delirium, and no delirium...
  46. ncbi request reprint Delirium among newly admitted postacute facility patients: prevalence, symptoms, and severity
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M441-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence of delirium, delirium symptoms, and severity assessed at admission to postacute facilities...
  47. pmc The ACTIVE cognitive training interventions and trajectories of performance among older adults
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    J Aging Health 25:186S-208S. 2013
    ..Our goal was to determine if this finding persists net of practice, training, and loss of training gains effects...
  48. pmc Conceptual and measurement challenges in research on cognitive reserve
    Richard N Jones
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:593-601. 2011
    ..We review the theoretical and ontological status of latent variable modeling approaches to cognitive reserve, and suggest research strategies for advancing the field...
  49. pmc Adjustment of nursing home quality indicators
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:96. 2010
    ..The goal of obtaining a valid facility-level estimate of true quality of care should include adjustment for resident- and facility-level sources of variability...
  50. pmc A life course model of cognitive activities, socioeconomic status, education, reading ability, and cognition
    Angela L Jefferson
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1403-11. 2011
    ..To cross-sectionally quantify the contribution of proxy measures of cognitive reserve reflective of the lifespan, such as education, socioeconomic status (SES), reading ability, and cognitive activities, in explaining late-life cognition...
  51. pmc Within-group differences in depression among older Hispanics living in the United States
    Frances M Yang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P27-32. 2008
    ....
  52. pmc Effect of blood pressure and diabetes mellitus on cognitive and physical functions in older adults: a longitudinal analysis of the advanced cognitive training for independent and vital elderly cohort
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1154-61. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of blood pressure (BP) and diabetes mellitus (DM) on cognitive and physical performance in older, independent-living adults...
  53. pmc Advanced dementia research in the nursing home: the CASCADE study
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Senior Life Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:166-75. 2006
    ..The CASCADE experience establishes the feasibility of conducting rigorous, multisite dementia NH research, and the described methodology serves as a detailed reference for subsequent CASCADE publications as results from the study emerge...
  54. pmc Impaired executive function is associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    James L Rudolph
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:937-41. 2006
    ..To determine the extent to which preoperative performance on tests of executive function and memory was associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  55. pmc Risk factors for hospitalization among community-dwelling primary care older patients: development and validation of a predictive model
    Sharon K Inouye
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 46:726-31. 2008
    ..Unplanned hospitalization often represents a costly and hazardous event for the older population...
  56. pmc Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D) item response bias found with Mantel-Haenszel method was successfully replicated using latent variable modeling
    Frances M Yang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1195-200. 2007
    ..of item response bias in the Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression (CES-D) scale by age, gender, and race. We use an item response theory-based latent variable conditioning approach...
  57. pmc Disparities in self-reported geriatric depressive symptoms due to sociodemographic differences: an extension of the bi-factor item response theory model for use in differential item functioning
    Frances M Yang
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 43:1025-35. 2009
    ..The bi-factor MIMIC model is useful for examining measurement noninvariance due to sociodemographics in a multidimensional depression instrument...
  58. pmc Calibration and validation of an innovative approach for estimating general cognitive performance
    Alden L Gross
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 42:144-53. 2014
    ..To evaluate a new approach for creating a composite measure of cognitive function, we calibrated a measure of general cognitive performance from existing neuropsychological batteries...
  59. doi request reprint The 4Cs (crash history, family concerns, clinical condition, and cognitive functions): a screening tool for the evaluation of the at-risk driver
    Margaret G O'Connor
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1104-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of crash history, family concerns, clinical condition, and cognitive function (the 4Cs, an interview-based screening tool for health providers working with older drivers) in identifying at-risk older drivers...
  60. pmc Maximizing clinical research participation in vulnerable older persons: identification of barriers and motivators
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1522-7. 2008
    ..To identify barriers and motivators to participation in long-term clinical research by high-risk elderly people and to develop procedures to maximize recruitment and retention...
  61. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
    ....
  62. pmc The sit-to-stand technique for the measurement of dynamic cerebral autoregulation
    Farzaneh A Sorond
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:21-9. 2009
    ..The sit-to-stand technique appears to be a suitable measure of individual ARI values for inferring dynamic cerebral autoregulation...
  63. pmc Effects of a multimedia project on users' knowledge about normal forgetting and serious memory loss
    Diane Feeney Mahoney
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:383-94. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the use of a telephone-based intervention for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease
    D M Mahoney
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 7:139-48. 2001
    ..The IVR approach appealed to a subset of users. However, the overall preference was for human interaction...
  65. pmc Delirium accelerates cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease
    T G Fong
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Neurology 72:1570-5. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of delirium on the trajectory of cognitive function in a cohort of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Delirium symptoms in post-acute care: prevalent, persistent, and associated with poor functional recovery
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Research and Training Institute, and Department of Medicine, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:4-9. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of delirium symptoms at the time of admission to post-acute facilities, the persistence of delirium symptoms in this setting, and the association of delirium symptoms with functional recovery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Use of an IRT-based latent variable model to link different forms of the CES-D from the Health and Retirement Study
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:828-35. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to calibrate depressive symptoms collected using different versions of the Centers for Epidemiologic Studies - Depression (CES-D) instrument in different waves of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Convergent validity of minimum data set-based performance quality indicators in postacute care settings
    John N Morris
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 2131, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:242-7. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Education bias in the mini-mental state examination
    R N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:299-310. 2001
    ..30 vs. -.17, p = .01). The MMSE predicted mortality differently according to participant sex (p = .053). The lack of evidence for bias provides little support to proposals to adjust MMSE scores according to level of education...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effects of an automated telephone support system on caregiver burden and anxiety: findings from the REACH for TLC intervention study
    Diane Feeney Mahoney
    Family Caregiving Technology Research and Development, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Gerontologist 43:556-67. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Developing a peer assessment of lecturing instrument: lessons learned
    Lori R Newman
    Shapiro Institute for Education and Research, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Acad Med 84:1104-10. 2009
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint The Caregiver Vigilance Scale: application and validation in the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) project
    Diane Feeney Mahoney
    Program for Enhanced Family Caregiving Through Technology, Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 18:39-48. 2003
    ..We also highlight the practical utility of selected items for potential use in the caregiver assessment process...
  73. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with primary care providers of older adults living in senior housing
    Richard N Jones
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:582-3. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Predictors of a new depression diagnosis among older adults admitted to complex continuing care: implications for the depression rating scale (DRS)
    Lynn Martin
    Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Homewood Health Centre, Homewood Research Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 37:51-6. 2008
    ..The Minimum Data Set 2.0 (MDS 2.0) assessment system provides a measurement scale for depression, the Depression Rating Scale (DRS), in addition to other items that may represent depressive phenomenology...
  75. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a structured assessment for nonclinicians to detect delirium among new admissions to postacute care
    Samuel E Simon
    Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:412-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the interrater reliability of a structured delirium assessment method for nonclinician interviewers in elderly patients newly admitted for postacute care...
  76. pmc The persistence of depressive symptoms in older workers who experience involuntary job loss: results from the health and retirement survey
    William T Gallo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, One Church Street, 7th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S221-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between involuntary job loss among workers nearing retirement and long-term changes in depressive symptoms...
  77. ncbi request reprint Education and sex differences in the mini-mental state examination: effects of differential item functioning
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P548-58. 2002
    ..Adjustments of total scores that eliminate education group differences are not supported by these results. Our results have implications for future research concerning education and risk for dementia...
  78. doi request reprint Does the proximity of an amputation, length of time between foot ulcer development and amputation, or glycemic control at the time of amputation affect the mortality rate of people with diabetes who undergo an amputation?
    Richard N Jones
    Illiana Veterans Health Care System, Danville, IL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:118-23. 2008
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Independent vascular and cognitive risk factors for postoperative delirium
    James L Rudolph
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Mass 02130, USA lt
    Am J Med 120:807-13. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that vascular risk factors and mildly impaired cognitive performance would independently predispose nondemented patients to develop delirium after noncardiac surgery...

Research Grants3

  1. Aging and the Course of Depressive Symptoms
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Delirium and Survival in Post-Acute Care
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our study team includes the senior members participating in the ongoing RCT. Therefore, we are familiar with the context and structure of the data, and have already produced some secondary analyses based on this dataset. ..
  3. Understanding Disparities in Mental Status Assessment
    Richard Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..