Sarah L Szanton

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Home-Based Care Program Reduces Disability And Promotes Aging In Place
    Sarah L Szanton
    Sarah L Szanton is an associate professor of nursing and of health policy and management at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 35:1558-63. 2016
  2. pmc Home but still engaged: participation in social activities among the homebound
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 25:1913-20. 2016
  3. pmc Older adults' favorite activities are resoundingly active: findings from the NHATS study
    Sarah 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
  4. pmc Improving unsafe environments to support aging independence with limited resources
    Sarah 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
  5. pmc Beat the Blues decreases depression in financially strained older African-American adults
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:692-7. 2014
  6. pmc CAPABLE trial: a randomized controlled trial of nurse, occupational therapist and handyman to reduce disability among older adults: rationale and design
    Sarah 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
  7. doi request reprint Development of an institutional review board preapproval process for Doctor of Nursing Practice students: process and outcome
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nurs Educ 52:51-5. 2013
  8. pmc 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
  9. pmc Community Outreach and Cardiovascular Health (COACH) Trial: a randomized, controlled trial of nurse practitioner/community health worker cardiovascular disease risk reduction in urban community health centers
    Jerilyn K Allen
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:595-602. 2011
  10. pmc Effect of financial strain on mortality in community-dwelling older women
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe street 424, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S369-74. 2008

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Home-Based Care Program Reduces Disability And Promotes Aging In Place
    Sarah L Szanton
    Sarah L Szanton is an associate professor of nursing and of health policy and management at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 35:1558-63. 2016
    ..Health systems are testing CAPABLE on a larger scale. The program has the potential to improve older adults' ability to age in place. ..
  2. pmc Home but still engaged: participation in social activities among the homebound
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 25:1913-20. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Older adults' favorite activities are resoundingly active: findings from the NHATS study
    Sarah 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...
  4. pmc Improving unsafe environments to support aging independence with limited resources
    Sarah 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
    ....
  5. pmc Beat the Blues decreases depression in financially strained older African-American adults
    Sarah 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...
  6. pmc CAPABLE trial: a randomized controlled trial of nurse, occupational therapist and handyman to reduce disability among older adults: rationale and design
    Sarah 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Development of an institutional review board preapproval process for Doctor of Nursing Practice students: process and outcome
    Sarah 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...
  8. pmc 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...
  9. pmc Community Outreach and Cardiovascular Health (COACH) Trial: a randomized, controlled trial of nurse practitioner/community health worker cardiovascular disease risk reduction in urban community health centers
    Jerilyn K Allen
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:595-602. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Effect of financial strain on mortality in community-dwelling older women
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe street 424, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S369-74. 2008
    ..We examined the extent to which financial strain was associated with increased mortality risk in older women and whether the relationship differed by race...
  11. pmc 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 adults
    Sarah 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...
  12. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
    ..Thus, while race and poverty status were associated with functional deficits in old age, they do not appear to impact the rate of functional decline or progression of disability over 3 years...
  13. pmc 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 medicar
    Sarah 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...
  14. pmc Correlates of mobility limitation in African Americans
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1258-63. 2011
    ..This study identified demographic and health-related characteristics that were related to mobility limitation in a sample of community-dwelling African Americans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biological underpinnings of health alterations in women with PTSD: a sex disparity
    Jessica M Gill
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:44-54. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc The Relationship between Pain, Disability, and Sex in African Americans
    Janiece L Walker
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 17:294-301. 2016
    ..95; 95% CI: 2.09-7.47). Further work is needed to understand pain differences between older African American women and men to develop interventions that can be tailored to meet the individual pain needs of both groups. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint The Baltimore HEARS Pilot Study: An Affordable, Accessible, Community-Delivered Hearing Care Intervention
    Carrie L Nieman
    Department of Otolaryngology HNS, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Gerontologist . 2016
    ..This study a) describes a community engagement approach to addressing disparities, b) reports preliminary outcomes of a novel intervention, and c) discusses implementation processes and potential for wide-scale testing and use...
  18. pmc COACH trial: a randomized controlled trial of nurse practitioner/community health worker cardiovascular disease risk reduction in urban community health centers: rationale and design
    Jerilyn K Allen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:403-11. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Education in time: cohort differences in educational attainment in African-American twins
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7664. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc Racial discrimination is associated with a measure of red blood cell oxidative stress: a potential pathway for racial health disparities
    Sarah 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...
  21. doi request reprint Financial strain is associated with increased oxidative stress levels: the Women's Health and Aging Studies
    Priya 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. ..
  22. pmc Factors associated with disability among middle-aged and older African American women with osteoarthritis
    Janiece L Walker
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 9:510-7. 2016
    ....
  23. pmc Cost-effectiveness of nurse practitioner/community health worker care to reduce cardiovascular health disparities
    Jerilyn 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...
  24. doi request reprint Predictors of heart failure self-care in patients who screened positive for mild cognitive impairment
    Karen 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...
  25. pmc Examining mindfulness-based stress reduction: perceptions from minority older adults residing in a low-income housing facility
    Sarah L Szanton
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:44. 2011
    ..We sought to understand which parts of MBSR were most important to practicing MBSR members of this population, and to understand whether they apply their training to daily challenges...
  26. pmc Factors associated with patient activation in an older adult population with functional difficulties
    Kelly T Gleason
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 99:1421-6. 2016
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Valued Activities among Individuals with and without Cognitive Impairments: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study
    Jeanine M Parisi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Baltimore, Maryland
    Gerontologist . 2015
    ..Using the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS), we examined activity preferences and participation among individuals with and without cognitive impairments...
  28. doi request reprint Facilitating resilience using a society-to-cells framework: a theory of nursing essentials applied to research and practice
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 33:329-43. 2010
    ..We also summarize how this perspective is essential to optimize patient care and to inform future nursing research...
  29. pmc Factors mediating the effects of a depression intervention on functional disability in older African Americans
    Laura 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...
  30. pmc Household and neighborhood conditions partially account for associations between education and physical capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends Study
    Laura 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...
  31. pmc Allostatic load: a mechanism of socioeconomic health disparities?
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:7-15. 2005
    ..The reviewed articles vary in the justification for inclusion of variables. Recommendations for future research are made in the contexts of measurement, methodology, and racial composition of participants...
  32. pmc Accelerated Health Declines among African Americans in the USA
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Ste 708, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 93:808-819. 2016
    ..This suggests that African Americans are acquiring age-related conditions prematurely compared to whites...
  33. pmc Incorporating salivary biomarkers into nursing research: an overview and review of best practices
    Douglas A Granger
    Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 14:347-56. 2012
    ..In addition, the authors highlight best practices and strategies to avoid common pitfalls for researchers already engaged in this field...
  34. pmc Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Hearing Health Care Among Older Americans
    Carrie L Nieman
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA The Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 28:68-94. 2016
    ..Hearing impairment is highly prevalent, but little is known about hearing health care among older minority adults...