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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community REACH: An Implementation of an Evidence-Based Caregiver Program

Sara J Czaja, Chin Chin Lee, Dolores Perdomo, David Loewenstein, Marina Bravo, Jerad H Moxley, PhD and Richard Schulz.

Edited by Suzanne Meeks.

in The Gerontologist

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 5578 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Family caregivers (CGs) are critical to the provision of long-term services and...

Age-Friendly Community Initiatives: Conceptual Issues and Key Questions

Emily A. Greenfield, Mia Oberlink, Andrew E. Scharlach, Margaret B. Neal and Philip B. Stafford.

in The Gerontologist

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 4906 words.

Public policy and programs for older adults traditionally have focused on the delivery of benefits to targeted individuals. Over the past decade, age-friendly community initiatives (AFCIs)...

A Typology of New Residents’ Adjustment to Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Liat Ayalon and Ohad Greed.

in The Gerontologist

August 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7142 words.

Purpose of the study:

The study was designed to examine the diverse experiences of older adults upon their transition to continuing care retirement...

Bridging the Gap After Physical Therapy: Clinical–Community Linkages With Older Adult Physical Activity Programs

Sarah Fishleder, Miruna Petrescu-Prahova, Jeffrey R Harris, Lesley Steinman, Marlana Kohn, Kimberly Bennett and Christian D Helfrich.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7595 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Many barriers exist to older adult participation in physical activity, despite...

Safeguarding Older Adults From Inappropriate Over-the-Counter Medications: The Role of Community Pharmacists

Michelle A. Chui, Jamie A. Stone, Beth A. Martin, Kenneth D. Croes and Joshua M. Thorpe.

in The Gerontologist

December 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7269 words.

Purpose of the Study: To elicit the thought process or mental model that community pharmacists use when making recommendations on over-the-counter...

Correlates of Caregiver Participation in a Brief, Community-Based Dementia Care Management Program

Shahrzad Mavandadi, Samir Patel, Amy Benson, Suzanne DiFilippo, Joel Streim and David Oslin.

in The Gerontologist

November 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 6219 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study

The evidence base for dementia care management interventions for informal caregivers...

The Baltimore HEARS Pilot Study: An Affordable, Accessible, Community-Delivered Hearing Care Intervention

Carrie L Nieman, Nicole Marrone, Sara K Mamo, Joshua Betz, Janet S Choi, Kevin J Contrera, Roland J Thorpe, Laura N Gitlin, Elizabeth K Tanner, Hae-Ra Han, Sarah L Szanton and Frank R Lin.

in The Gerontologist

November 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 8267 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study

Age-related hearing loss negatively affects health outcomes, yet disparities in...

Predictors of Older Adults’ Personal and Community Mobility: Using a Comprehensive Theoretical Mobility Framework

M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Megan C. Janke and A. Alexander Beaujean.

in The Gerontologist

June 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 6601 words.

Purpose of the Study: Forty-six percent of older adults report limitations in their mobility, and maintaining mobility is considered an important...

Multiple Levels of Influence on Older Adults’ Attendance and Adherence to Community Exercise Classes

Helen Hawley-Hague, Maria Horne, Malcolm Campbell, Sean Demack, Dawn A. Skelton and Chris Todd.

in The Gerontologist

August 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7409 words.

Purpose: To examine the influence of individual participant, instructor, and group factors on participants’ attendance and adherence to community...

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Implementation and Maintenance of a Community-Based Older Adult Physical Activity Program

Miruna Petrescu-Prahova, Basia Belza, Marlana Kohn and Christina Miyawaki.

in The Gerontologist

August 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 6898 words.

Purpose of the Study:

We examine facilitators and barriers to the implementation and maintenance of Enhance®Fitness (EF), a group exercise program for older...

Balancing Eating With Breathing: Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ Experiences of Dysphagia and Texture-Modified Diets

Sandhya Seshadri, Craig R Sellers and Margaret H Kearney.

in The Gerontologist

July 2018; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7678 words.

Abstract

Purpose

Although many older adults suffer from dysphagia and are required to eat texture-modified diets,...

Loneliness and Anxiety About Aging in Adult Day Care Centers and Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Liat Ayalon.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7018 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

The present study compares how 2 settings: adult day care centers (ADCCs) and...

Transitioning From Community-Based to Institutional Long-term Care: Comparing 1915(c) Waiver and PACE Enrollees

Micah Segelman, Xueya Cai, Christine van Reenen and Helena Temkin-Greener.

in The Gerontologist

April 2017; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 5613 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study:

To compare the risk of long-term nursing home (NH) admission and the level of...

Depression and Unmet Needs for Assistance With Daily Activities Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Xiaoling Xiang, Ruopeng An and Allen Heinemann.

in The Gerontologist

May 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 6528 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

This study aims to investigate the impact of depressive symptoms on adverse...

AGING AND THE COMMUNITY

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 4 words.

Aging in Context: Individual and Environmental Pathways to Aging-Friendly Communities—The 2015 Matthew A. Pollack Award Lecture

Andrew E. Scharlach.

in The Gerontologist

August 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 8918 words.

Abstract

Reflecting the theme of the 2015 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting, “Aging as a Lifelong Process,” this paper examines...

Mobility and Vitality Lifestyle Program (MOVE UP): A Community Health Worker Intervention for Older Adults With Obesity to Improve Weight, Health, and Physical Function

Elizabeth M Venditti, Janice C Zgibor, Joni Vander Bilt, Lori A Kieffer, Robert M Boudreau, Lora E Burke, Nancy W Glynn, John M Jakicic, Kenneth J Smith, Linda N Semler, Judith R Rager, Steven M Albert and Anne B Newman.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 12095 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Obesity rates in adults ≥65 years have increased more than other age groups in...

The Associations and Correlations Between Self-reported Health and Neighborhood Cohesion and Disorder in a Community-dwelling U.S. Chinese Population

XinQi Dong and Stephanie M. Bergren.

in The Gerontologist

August 2017; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 10025 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study:

Characteristics of neighborhood have been found to be associated with physical and...

Effect of a Group Intervention to Promote Older Adults’ Adjustment to Driving Cessation on Community Mobility: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Jacki Liddle, Michele Haynes, Nancy A. Pachana, Geoffrey Mitchell, Kryss McKenna and Louise Gustafsson.

in The Gerontologist

June 2014; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 8074 words.

Objectives: The UQDRIVE program, a group education and support program, was developed to meet the needs associated with driving cessation for older...

COMMUNITIES CARING FOR SENIORS: CONNECTING PRIMARY CARE PRACTICES AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 274 words.