Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Current research findings on end-of-life decision making among racially or ethnically diverse groupsJung Kwak
School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620, USA
Gerontologist 45:634-41. 2005..We reviewed the research literature on racial or ethnic diversity and end-of-life decision making in order to identify key findings and provide recommendations for future research...
- Racial differences in hospice use and in-hospital death among Medicare and Medicaid dual-eligible nursing home residentsJung Kwak
Center on Age and Community Applied Gerontology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Enderis Hall 1055, P O Box 786, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Gerontologist 48:32-41. 2008..We investigated the role of race in predicting the likelihood of using hospice and dying in a hosptial among dual-eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) nursing home residents...
- The impact of TCARE® on service recommendation, use, and caregiver well-beingJung Kwak
Department of Social Work, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Gerontologist 51:704-13. 2011..Findings are reported from a study that examined the effects of the Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral (TCARE®) protocol, a care management process designed to help family caregivers, on care planning and caregiver outcomes...
- Attitudes and preferences of Korean-American older adults and caregivers on end-of-life careJung Kwak
Center on Age and Community, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1867-72. 2007....
- Effects of the TCARE® intervention on caregiver burden and depressive symptoms: preliminary findings from a randomized controlled studyRhonda J V Montgomery
Correspondence should be addressed to Rhonda J V Montgomery, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 786, Milwaukee, WI 53201 E mail
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:640-7. 2011....
- Impact of TimeSlips, a creative expression intervention program, on nursing home residents with dementia and their caregiversThomas Fritsch
Center on Age and Community, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Gerontologist 49:117-27. 2009..Here, we report the findings from an assessment of the impact of TimeSlips (TS), a group storytelling program that encourages CE among PWDs and those who care for them...
- TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referralRhonda Montgomery
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
- Advance care planning and proxy decision making for patients with advanced Parkinson diseaseJung Kwak
From the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the Parkinson Research Institute of the Wisconsin Parkinson Association, and the Department of Neurology, Columbia St Mary s Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
South Med J 107:178-85. 2014..To examine advance care planning practices and proxy decision making by family healthcare proxies for patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD)...
- Benefits of training family caregivers on experiences of closure during end-of-life careJung Kwak
The Center on Age and Community Applied Gerontology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 33:434-45. 2007..The ability to support caregivers in this relatively low impact intervention can be used in hospice and nonhospice settings...
- Validation of the caregiving at life's end questionnaireJennifer R Salmon
School of Aging Studies, Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:188-94. 2005..The sample included 34 current and 17 bereaved caregivers affiliated with The Hospice Institute of the Florida Suncoast. The scales performed well in terms of concurrent validity, internal consistency, and reliability...
- Transformative aspects of caregiving at life's endJennifer R Salmon
School of Aging Studies, Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 29:121-9. 2005..Two mediators reduce caregiver burden and all four of the mediators improve caregiver gain. Caregivers who are able to attend to these transformative aspects find more gain in the caregiving experience...