RUTH TURNER GOINS

Summary

Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Using GIS in a first national mapping of functional disability among older American Indians and Alaska Natives from the 2000 census
    Margaret P Moss
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 308 Harvard Street, 6 138 Weaver Densford Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:37. 2006
  2. pmc Theory and practice in participatory research: lessons from the Native Elder Care Study
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 51:285-94. 2011
  3. doi Lay meanings of health among rural older adults in Appalachia
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9127, USA
    J Rural Health 27:13-20. 2011
  4. pmc Adult caregiving among American Indians: the role of cultural factors
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 51:310-20. 2011
  5. doi Service provider perceptions of long-term care access in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
    R Turner Goins
    West Virginia University, Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1340-53. 2010
  6. pmc Assistive technology use of older American Indians in a southeastern tribe: the native elder care study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2185-90. 2010
  7. pmc Comorbidity among older American Indians: the native elder care study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, P O Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 25:343-54. 2010
  8. pmc Disability among older American Indians and Alaska Natives: an analysis of the 2000 Census Public Use Microdata Sample
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 47:690-6. 2007
  9. ncbi Perceived barriers to health care access among rural older adults: a qualitative study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Rural Health 21:206-13. 2005
  10. ncbi Awareness and use of home- and community-based long-term care by rural American Indian and white elderly with co-morbid diabetes
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, West Virginia University, PO Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 22:65-81. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Disability and American Indian Elderly
    RUTH GOINS; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Using GIS in a first national mapping of functional disability among older American Indians and Alaska Natives from the 2000 census
    Margaret P Moss
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 308 Harvard Street, 6 138 Weaver Densford Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:37. 2006
    ..The study purpose was to create the first national mapping of functional disability for AIANs using the 2000 U.S. Census...
  2. pmc Theory and practice in participatory research: lessons from the Native Elder Care Study
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 51:285-94. 2011
    ..Researchers and communities can expect well-crafted collaborative projects to generate particular types of positive project outcomes for both partners, but should prepare for both predictable and unique challenges...
  3. doi Lay meanings of health among rural older adults in Appalachia
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9127, USA
    J Rural Health 27:13-20. 2011
    ..Qualitative methods may help capture these lay meanings of health. The purpose of our study was to use a qualitative approach to examine what perceptions community-dwelling rural older adults have regarding their health...
  4. pmc Adult caregiving among American Indians: the role of cultural factors
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 51:310-20. 2011
    ..This is the first such study conducted with American Indians...
  5. doi Service provider perceptions of long-term care access in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
    R Turner Goins
    West Virginia University, Center on Aging, Department of Community Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1340-53. 2010
    ..The need for long-term care services for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) is great since this population is experiencing some of the highest rates in the United States of chronic disease and disability...
  6. pmc Assistive technology use of older American Indians in a southeastern tribe: the native elder care study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2185-90. 2010
    ..Clinicians can use this information to identify the activities with which their patients are experiencing the most difficulty and which ones can be addressed with AT versus personal care...
  7. pmc Comorbidity among older American Indians: the native elder care study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, P O Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 25:343-54. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the importance of supporting chronic care and management services for the older American Indian population...
  8. pmc Disability among older American Indians and Alaska Natives: an analysis of the 2000 Census Public Use Microdata Sample
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Gerontologist 47:690-6. 2007
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  9. ncbi Perceived barriers to health care access among rural older adults: a qualitative study
    R Turner Goins
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Rural Health 21:206-13. 2005
    ..The majority of what we know about this issue has been based upon quantitative studies, yet qualitative studies might offer additional insight into individual perceptions of health care access...
  10. ncbi Awareness and use of home- and community-based long-term care by rural American Indian and white elderly with co-morbid diabetes
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging, West Virginia University, PO Box 9127, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 22:65-81. 2003
    ..The most common way that the American Indian participants learned about HCBLTC programs was through health care referrals, while the most common way for whites was through friends...
  11. ncbi Effect of obesity on health-related quality of life among Appalachian elderly
    R Turner Goins
    Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    South Med J 96:552-7. 2003
    ..Identifying factors among older adults that place them at risk for low health-related quality of life is important for targeting unmet health needs and guiding community efforts to help improve population health...
  12. ncbi Emerging services for community-based long-term care in urban China: a systematic analysis of Shanghai's community-based agencies
    Bei Wu
    Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown 26506, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 17:37-60. 2005
    ..Several main issues involved in the development of the emerging system are addressed, and relevant policy implications are presented in the paper...
  13. doi Effects of the built environment on physical activity of adults living in rural settings
    Stephanie S Frost
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:267-83. 2010
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the literature to examine the influence of the built environment (BE) on the physical activity (PA) of adults in rural settings...
  14. ncbi The effects of depressed affect on functional disability among rural older adults
    Julie Hicks Patrick
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, 53 Campus Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:959-67. 2004
    ..Moreover, we discuss whether community-based long-term care is appropriate for older adults with high levels of functional disability...
  15. ncbi Using online modules is a multi-modality teaching system: a high-touch high-tech approach to geriatric education
    Sara Jane Gainor
    Mountain State Geriatric Education Center, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:45-59. 2004
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  16. ncbi Guardianship capacity evaluations of older adults: comparing current practice to legal standards in two states
    Kenneth C Dudley
    West Virginia University, Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Counseling Psychology, Center on Aging, Morgantown 26506, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 15:97-115. 2003
    ..In over 75% of cases, full guardianship was granted. Issues on terminology, concern regarding evaluators and courts, and ways for evaluators and the court to fulfill their responsibilities to older adults are discussed...
  17. doi The aging farm population and rural aging research
    Jim Mitchell
    Department of Sociology, Center on Aging, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4354, USA
    J Agromedicine 13:95-109. 2008
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Research Grants2

  1. Disability and American Indian Elderly
    RUTH GOINS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding racial differences in the development and experience of disability will yield valuable information on how to reduce the health disparities currently faced by American Indian elders. ..