Kimberly A Skarupski

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    K A Skarupski
    Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Pkwy, Kidston Building, Suite 606 Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:441-5. 2013
  2. pmc Medicare part D enrollment in a biracial community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Gerontologist 49:828-38. 2009
  3. pmc Longitudinal association of vitamin B-6, folate, and vitamin B-12 with depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Section of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:330-5. 2010
  4. pmc Use of home-based formal services by adult day care clients with Alzheimer's disease
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Chicago, IL, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:217-39. 2008
  5. pmc Daily spiritual experiences in a biracial, community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:779-89. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Is lower cognitive function in one spouse associated with depressive symptoms in the other spouse?
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:621-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in health-related quality of life among older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:287-96. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P136-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A profile of calls to a poison information center regarding older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    J Aging Health 16:228-47. 2004
  10. pmc Race differences in emotional adaptation of family caregivers
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:715-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    K A Skarupski
    Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Pkwy, Kidston Building, Suite 606 Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:441-5. 2013
    ..To examine whether adherence to a Mediterranean-based dietary pattern is predictive of depressive symptoms among older adults...
  2. pmc Medicare part D enrollment in a biracial community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Gerontologist 49:828-38. 2009
    ..The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) program debuted in January 2006. We ascertained the sociodemographic and health characteristics of Blacks and Whites who enrolled in the early stages of the program...
  3. pmc Longitudinal association of vitamin B-6, folate, and vitamin B-12 with depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Section of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:330-5. 2010
    ..B-vitamin deficiencies have been associated with depression; however, there is very little prospective evidence from population-based studies of older adults...
  4. pmc Use of home-based formal services by adult day care clients with Alzheimer's disease
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Chicago, IL, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:217-39. 2008
    ..To explore the association between adult day care (ADC) attendance and utilization of home-based formal services among people with Alzheimer's Disease (AD)...
  5. pmc Daily spiritual experiences in a biracial, community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:779-89. 2010
    ..A 5-item version of the Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale (DSES) was used in the study. Multivariable linear regression models were used to examine the relationship between sociodemographic and psychosocial factors and DSES scores...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is lower cognitive function in one spouse associated with depressive symptoms in the other spouse?
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:621-30. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that husbands may be particularly psychologically vulnerable to the negative effects of their wives' cognitive impairment. This vulnerability may have a range of long-term health and caregiving implications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in health-related quality of life among older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:287-96. 2007
    ..06; 95% CI: 0.89-1.27). Our results suggest that racial differences in HRQOL are associated with the combined effects of social disadvantage, poor physical health, and lower cognitive function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P136-42. 2005
    ..225, p < .001) but remained robust. The racial differences increased slightly over time. Our findings support heightened awareness of depression in older Black populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint A profile of calls to a poison information center regarding older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    J Aging Health 16:228-47. 2004
    ..The authors sought to examine the nature of calls to poison information centers by adults ages 50 and over...
  10. pmc Race differences in emotional adaptation of family caregivers
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:715-24. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that black caregivers would exhibit lower levels of negative emotion and higher levels of positive emotion over time than whites...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in disability: recent evidence from self-reported and performance-based disability measures in a population-based study of older adults
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S263-71. 2005
    ..Although disability levels have been declining in older adults, there is little current information on racial differences in disability...
  12. pmc Neighborhood-level cohesion and disorder: measurement and validation in two older adult urban populations
    Kathleen A Cagney
    Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:415-24. 2009
    ..Drawing from collective efficacy and social disorganization theories, we developed and validated measures of neighborhood-level social processes...
  13. doi request reprint Race differences in the association of spiritual experiences and life satisfaction in older age
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 17:888-95. 2013
    ..Specifically, we sought to test the hypothesis that the positive relationship between spiritual experiences and life satisfaction is stronger among older African Americans than among older Whites...
  14. pmc Neighborhood social cohesion and disorder in relation to walking in community-dwelling older adults: a multilevel analysis
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Aging Health 21:155-71. 2009
    ..Promotion of walking behavior in older adults may require improvement of the safety and upkeep of the neighborhood environment...
  15. pmc Anti-inflammatory agents and cognitive decline in a bi-racial population
    Francine Grodstein
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 30:45-50. 2008
    ..no use: mean difference = 0.12; p trend = 0.03). Overall, we found no relation between regular aspirin use and cognitive decline, but long-term use of ibuprofen may be related to decreased rates of cognitive decline in older persons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do depressive symptoms predict declines in physical performance in an elderly, biracial population?
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:609-15. 2005
    ..We investigated whether depressive symptoms, assessed by the 10-item Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), predicted change in physical function in elderly adults...
  17. pmc Worship attendance and the disability process in community-dwelling older adults
    George Fitchett
    Department of Religion, Health, and Human Values, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:235-45. 2013
    ..We examined the contribution of religious involvement to age-related declines in health by examining the association of worship attendance with measures of different stages in the disability continuum...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multipurpose senior centers: opportunities for community health nursing
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Center for Organizational Research and Evaluation, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, 5091 Station Road, Erie, PA 16563 1801, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 20:119-32. 2003
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