Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
- Transition from home care to nursing home: unmet needs in a home- and community-based program for older adultsJulie Robison
Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 24:251-70. 2012..National and state-level policy implications are considered...
- Mental health in senior housing: racial/ethnic patterns and correlates of major depressive disorderJulie Robison
University of Connecticut Health Center, Center on Aging, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Aging Ment Health 13:659-73. 2009..This study identified the prevalence of multiple mental health problems in older residents of low-income senior housing and explored correlates of major depressive disorder for the two largest ethnic groups: black and Latino...
- A broader view of family caregiving: effects of caregiving and caregiver conditions on depressive symptoms, health, work, and social isolationJulie Robison
Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6147, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:788-98. 2009..This study examined six health and psychosocial outcomes of caregiving, in the context of multiple characteristics of the caregiving situation, in a representative, statewide sample...
- Partners in caregiving in a special care environment: cooperative communication between staff and families on dementia unitsJulie Robison
Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6147, USA
Gerontologist 47:504-15. 2007....
- Factors associated with skilled nursing facility transfers in dementia-specific assisted livingAnne M Kenny
Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:255-60. 2008..Medical, functional, and behavioral problems are associated with transitions from assisted living (AL), but limited information is available on those at highest risk for transition...
- Efficacy of a geriatrics team intervention for residents in dementia-specific assisted living facilities: effect on unanticipated transitionsSandra Bellantonio
Baystate Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:523-8. 2008..To determine whether a multidisciplinary team intervention minimizes unanticipated transitions from assisted living for persons with dementia...
- Building interdisciplinary/intersectoral research partnerships for community-based mental health research with older minority adultsJean J Schensul
Institute for Community Research, Hartford Square West, 100 Hartford, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
Am J Community Psychol 38:79-93. 2006..The paper concludes with strengths and limitations of the approach...
- A facility specialist model for improving retention of nursing home staff: results from a randomized, controlled studyKarl Pillemer
Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Gerontologist 48:80-9. 2008..This article reports on a randomized, controlled intervention study designed to reduce employee turnover by creating a retention specialist position in nursing homes...
- Determinants of geropsychiatric inpatient length of stayKaren Blank
Braceland Center for Mental Health and Aging, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, CT 06106, USA
Psychiatr Q 76:195-212. 2005..Incorporation of LOS predictors into Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) would more accurately account for the complexity in the cost of caring for geropsychiatry patients...
- Depression in later-life Puerto Rican primary care patients: the role of illness, stress, social integration, and religiosityJulie Robison
Braceland Center for Mental Health and Aging, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital s Mental Health Network, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 15:239-51. 2003..This study expands previous research, examining the relationships between depression and social stressors, social support, and religiosity, for Puerto Rican primary care patients aged 50 and older...
- A cooperative communication intervention for nursing home staff and family members of residentsKarl Pillemer
Cornell Gerontology Research Institute and Department of Human Development, MVR G39, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Gerontologist 43:96-106. 2003..This article reports on a randomized, controlled study of Partners in Caregiving, an intervention designed to increase cooperation and effective communication between family members and nursing home staff...