Sarah L Szanton
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Older adults' favorite activities are resoundingly active: Findings from the NHATS studySarah L Szanton
Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, USA Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Electronic address
Geriatr Nurs 36:131-5. 2015..These findings vary by self-rated health (OR = 0.71, p < 0.001), disability (OR = 0.72, p < 0.001) and gender (OR = 0.52, p < 0.001). Policy makers, clinicians, and urban planners can use these results in their work. ..
- Improving unsafe environments to support aging independence with limited resourcesSarah L Szanton
Department of Community and Public Health, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
Nurs Clin North Am 49:133-45. 2014....
- Beat the Blues decreases depression in financially strained older African-American adultsSarah L Szanton
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:692-7. 2014..Financial strain, defined as inadequate income to cover basic needs, is related to depression in minority populations. It is unclear whether interventions can improve depression in those reporting financial strain...
- CAPABLE trial: a randomized controlled trial of nurse, occupational therapist and handyman to reduce disability among older adults: rationale and designSarah L Szanton
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States Electronic address
Contemp Clin Trials 38:102-12. 2014....
- Development of an institutional review board preapproval process for Doctor of Nursing Practice students: process and outcomeSarah L Szanton
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Nurs Educ 52:51-5. 2013..The other 47% were deemed quality improvement projects and did not require IRB review. We offer our experience as an approach for teaching students how to protect the subjects included in their quality improvement activities...
- Preliminary data from community aging in place, advancing better living for elders, a patient-directed, team-based intervention to improve physical function and decrease nursing home utilization: the first 100 individuals to complete a centers for medicarSarah L Szanton
School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
J Am Geriatr Soc 63:371-4. 2015..Activity of daily living limitations improved in 79% of the first 100 people who completed the intervention. Preliminary findings of this novel intervention may have implications for other older adults with functional limitations...
- Patterns of 12-year change in physical activity levels in community-dwelling older women: can modest levels of physical activity help older women live longer?Qian Li Xue
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Am J Epidemiol 176:534-43. 2012..24, 95% confidence interval: 0.63, 2.47). Our findings suggest that physical activity does not have to be vigorous to be beneficial and that the gain may be the greatest among women who reported the lowest levels of activity...
- Community aging in place, advancing better living for elders: a bio-behavioral-environmental intervention to improve function and health-related quality of life in disabled older adultsSarah L Szanton
Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2314-20. 2011..To determine effect size and acceptability of a multicomponent behavior and home repair intervention for low-income disabled older adults...
- Factors mediating the effects of a depression intervention on functional disability in older African AmericansLaura N Gitlin
Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
J Am Geriatr Soc 62:2280-7. 2014..To determine factors mediating the effects of a depression intervention for older African Americans on functional disability and, secondarily, whether functional improvements mediate intervention effects on depressive symptoms...
- Household and neighborhood conditions partially account for associations between education and physical capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends StudyLaura J Samuel
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Epidemiology, Center on Aging and Health, 2024 East Monument St, Suite 2 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 128:67-75. 2015..Interventions and policies aiming to support aging in place should consider addressing household-level and street-level disorder...
- Financial strain is associated with increased oxidative stress levels: The Women's Health and Aging StudiesPriya Palta
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
Geriatr Nurs 36:S33-7. 2015..002). High financial strain may be associated with increased oxidative stress, suggesting that oxidative stress could mediate associations between financial strain and poor health. ..
- Predictors of heart failure self-care in patients who screened positive for mild cognitive impairmentKaren K Davis
Karen K Davis, PhD, RN Director of Nursing Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland Cheryl R Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, ANP Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Sarah L Szanton, PhD, CRNP Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Matthew J Hayat, PhD Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey Jerilyn K Allen, ScD, RN, FAAN M Adelaide Nutting Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
J Cardiovasc Nurs 30:152-60. 2015..Factors associated with self-care in patients experiencing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are not known...
- Cost-effectiveness of nurse practitioner/community health worker care to reduce cardiovascular health disparitiesJerilyn K Allen
Jerilyn K Allen, RN, ScD, FAAN M Adelaide Nutting Professor of Nursing, Public Health and Medicine and Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Cheryl R Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Sarah L Szanton, PhD, CRNP Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Kevin D Frick, PhD, MA Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
J Cardiovasc Nurs 29:308-14. 2014..Although evidence-based guidelines on the management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes have been widely published, implementation of recommended therapies is suboptimal...
- Racial discrimination is associated with a measure of red blood cell oxidative stress: a potential pathway for racial health disparitiesSarah L Szanton
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Behav Med 19:489-95. 2012..Small clinical studies suggest that psychological stress may increase oxidative stress. However, confirmation of this association in epidemiological studies has been limited by homogenous populations and unmeasured potential confounders...