Sara Sanders

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are they grieving? A qualitative analysis examining grief in caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, 355 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242 1223, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 37:35-53. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Expanding the role of long-term care social workers: assessment and intervention related to urinary incontinence
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:262-81. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Exploring professional boundaries in end-of-life care: considerations for hospice social workers and other members of the team
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 8:10-28. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Roles, responsibilities, and relationships among older husbands caring for wives with progressive dementia and other chronic conditions
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Health Soc Work 34:41-51. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Geriatric enrichment in social work education: lessons learned from the GeroRich projects
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:354-76. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practices: considerations for the hospice setting
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:369-76. 2010
  7. doi request reprint An evaluation of the GeroRich program for infusing social work curriculum with aging content
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 28:22-38. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The experience of high levels of grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Death Stud 32:495-523. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Portraits of caregivers of end-stage dementia patients receiving hospice care
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Death Stud 33:521-56. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A quest for meaning: hospice social workers and patients with end-stage dementia
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Soc Work 56:129-40. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Are they grieving? A qualitative analysis examining grief in caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, 355 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242 1223, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 37:35-53. 2003
    ..Additionally, for the caregivers who reported that they were grieving, their grief was characterized by multiple losses that accumulated during the disease process...
  2. doi request reprint Expanding the role of long-term care social workers: assessment and intervention related to urinary incontinence
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:262-81. 2012
    ..Using a case example and the NASW objectives for LTC, recommendations on how the role of the LTC social workers can be expanded to better address both the needs of residents, families, and the larger LTC system are provided...
  3. doi request reprint Exploring professional boundaries in end-of-life care: considerations for hospice social workers and other members of the team
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 8:10-28. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Roles, responsibilities, and relationships among older husbands caring for wives with progressive dementia and other chronic conditions
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Health Soc Work 34:41-51. 2009
    ..It was found that the husbands had to learn how to form new types of relationships with their ailing wives. Implications for geriatric social workers and other health care providers are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Geriatric enrichment in social work education: lessons learned from the GeroRich projects
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:354-76. 2009
    ..The findings from this study provide valuable information on the implementation of curricular enrichment efforts in gerontology that can benefit social work and other health care disciplines...
  6. doi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practices: considerations for the hospice setting
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:369-76. 2010
    ..Three areas for evaluation prior to implementing an EBP initiative in hospices were identified: community, agency, and staff cultures. Recommendations for implementation of EBPs in hospices are provided...
  7. doi request reprint An evaluation of the GeroRich program for infusing social work curriculum with aging content
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 28:22-38. 2008
    ..Relatively few variations were found among different program types or geographic settings. The model of curricular change implemented by the GeroRich program may be effective with other curriculum enrichment efforts...
  8. doi request reprint The experience of high levels of grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Death Stud 32:495-523. 2008
    ..Interventions that facilitate building a supportive network are suggested. Using a screening tool such as the MM-CGI-SF will help in identifying caregivers with high levels of grief who may be in need of additional support...
  9. doi request reprint Portraits of caregivers of end-stage dementia patients receiving hospice care
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Death Stud 33:521-56. 2009
    ..Recognizing the differences in the ways that caregivers respond to the final stages of the disease will assist hospice and other providers in best meeting the needs of the caregivers...
  10. ncbi request reprint A quest for meaning: hospice social workers and patients with end-stage dementia
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Soc Work 56:129-40. 2011
    ..The results of this study have implications for hospice social workers and social workers in other health care settings and the types of training they need to strengthen their practice with cognitively impaired populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Caregiver grief in end-stage dementia:using the Marwit and Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory for assessment and intervention in social work practice
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, 355 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 46:47-65. 2007
    ..Through the use of case examples, key areas of assessment are highlighted, as well as initial areas for helping caregivers cope and heal from their experiences of grief...
  12. ncbi request reprint Grief reactions and depression in caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease: results from a pilot study in an urban setting
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Health Soc Work 30:287-95. 2005
    ..Clinical social work implications are examined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is the glass half empty or full? Reflections on strain and gain in cargivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, 355 North Hall, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 40:57-73. 2005
    ..Implications for clinical social work practice will be presented...
  14. pmc Assessing and treating pain in hospices: current state of evidence-based practices
    Keela Herr
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:803-19. 2010
    ..Data suggest that cancer pain is not being documented as consistently assessed, reassessed, or treated in a manner consistent with current EBP recommendations for older adults with cancer in community-based hospices...
  15. pmc The relationships among pain, nonpain symptoms, and quality of life measures in older adults with cancer receiving hospice care
    Brianne Black
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Pain Med 12:880-9. 2011
    ..This article summarizes data collected about pain, non-pain symptoms, and other aspects of quality of life (QOL) as reported by older hospice patients or by their caregivers during the 2 weeks of hospice care...
  16. pmc Research participation by older adults at end of life: barriers and solutions
    Melissa Lehan Mackin
    John A Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, The University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 2:162-71. 2009
    ..We conclude that, along with the responsibility to expand the research base addressing the needs of dying individuals, there is also a need to understand the challenges of implementing research projects with older adults at end of life...
  17. pmc An examination of adherence to pain medication plans in older cancer patients in hospice care
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:43-55. 2013
    ..Timely and appropriate management of pain is essential to promote comfort at the end of life...
  18. pmc The effect of a translating research into practice (TRIP)--cancer intervention on cancer pain management in older adults in hospice
    Keela Herr
    University of Iowa, College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pain Med 13:1004-17. 2012
    ..One of the priorities of hospice is to provide a pain-free death, and while outcomes are better in hospice, patients still die with poorly controlled pain...
  19. doi request reprint Objective burden, resources, and other stressors among informal cancer caregivers: a hidden quality issue?
    Michelle van Ryn
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:44-52. 2011
    ..g. family, friends), who are often untrained. Caregivers' context varies widely, with many providing care despite low levels of resources and high levels of additional demands...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experiences of rural male caregivers of older adults with their informal support networks
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, 355 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 49:97-115. 2007
    ..Results from this study have implications for geriatric health professionals who work with male caregivers to obtain the necessary amount of caregiving assistance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Available supports and coping behaviors of mental health social workers following fatal and nonfatal client suicidal behavior
    Laura Ting
    School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 21250, USA
    Soc Work 53:211-21. 2008
    ..Future research recommendations and implications for social work administrators and practitioners are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
    Sara Sanders
    University of Iowa, School of Social Work, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:191-214. 2008
    ..This article provides an overview of psychosocial interventions, as well as identifies the direction for future evidence-based treatment studies, for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dealing with the aftermath: a qualitative analysis of mental health social workers' reactions after a client suicide
    Laura Ting
    School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore County 21250, USA
    Soc Work 51:329-41. 2006
    ..The implications for practitioners, administrators, and educators are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Familial caregivers of older adults
    Kimberly McClure Cassie
    University of Tennessee, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:293-320. 2008
    ..This paper provides an overview of caring, a summary of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for family caregivers of older adults, and recommendations for future interventions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Grief and personal growth experience of spouses and adult-child caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
    Carol H Ott
    College of Nursing, and Center on Age and Community, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Gerontologist 47:798-809. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the grief and personal growth experience of spouses and adult children of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and the factors contributing to these experiences...