Presentations

2013

Marx, K. A., Gitlin, L. N., Van Haitsma, K., & Hansen, B. (2013). "A review of neuropsychiatric measures for use in dementia patients". Poster to be presented at the Dementia Care at AAIC in Boston, MA, July.

2012

Van Haitsma, K., Eshraghi, K., Duntzee, C., Kleban, M., & Curyto, K. (2012). “Test-retest reliability of personal preferences in community and Veteran nursing home residents”. Poster presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA, November.

 

Van Haitsma, K., Eshraghi, K., Duntzee, C., Kleban, M., Crespy, S., Humes, S., & Van Valkenburgh, M. (2012). “Measuring preference congruence for recreational activities: A first look at a potential quality indicator”. Poster presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA, November.


2011

Curyto, K., Van Haitsma, K., McCulloch (2011). “Assessing Veteran Preferences in the Community Living Center”.  Paper presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA, November.

 

Van Haitsma, K.  (2011). “Innovative research tools and treatment fidelity approaches”.  Paper presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA, November.

2010

Lachs, M.,  Pillemer, K., Van Haitsma, K., Teresi, J.,  Chen, E, &  Del Carmen, T. (2010). “WHY THEY FIGHT:  EVENT RECONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENT OF RESIDENT ELDER MISTREATMENT IN NURSING HOMES”.  Paper presented at the 63nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

 

2009

Van Haitsma, K., Towsley, G., Kleban, M. (2009). “Quality of life outcomes in the nursing home: Individualized Positive Psychosocial Intervention”. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Van Haitsma, K., Curyto, K., Towsley, G. & Kleban, M. (2009). Exploring preference fulfillment in a nursing home sample. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Atlanta, Georgia.


2008

Kleban, M., Van Haitsma, K., & Rovine, M. (2008). “Reliability in Reporting Preferences for Everyday Living over a One-Month Period: An Examination of Extreme Difference Scores.” Poster presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21-25, National Harbor, MD.


Van Haitsma, K., Kleban, M.  (2008).“Preferences for Everyday Living in Community Dwelling Older Adults: Differences by Gender and Ethnicity.” Poster presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21-25, National Harbor, MD.

Meeks, S., Van Haitsma, K. (2008). “Positivity and Flourishing among Community-Residing Elders and Nursing Home Residents: What is the Optimal Affect Balance?” Paper presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21-25, National Harbor, MD.


Curyto, K., Davey, A., & Van Haitsma, K. (2008).“Linking Behaviors and Interventions: Effectiveness of Translating Individualized Behavior Plans into Discharge Settings.” Paper presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21-25, National Harbor, MD.

Richards, K.C. (2008). “Sleep and Behavioral Disturbance in Dementia,”  The Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (CSRN) Seminar Series, University of Pennsylvania, October 24, 2008.


Schofield, C. “Basic Grant Budgeting” workshop co-presenter, 2008 Society of Research Administrators International Annual Meeting, October 11, National Harbor Md.

Schofield, C. President & Chair, Annual Educational Meeting, Delaware Valley Chapter, Society of Research Administrators International, June 9, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.


Richards, K.C. (2008). “Possible Restless Legs Syndrome Predicts Nighttime Behavioral Disturbances in Elders with Dementia,” poster presented at SLEEP 2008 – 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC, June 7-12, Baltimore, Md.

Kalra, G.K., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F.  (2008).“Relationship between laboratory polysomnography and simultaneous actigraphy in healthy subjects,” poster presented at SLEEP 2008 – 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC, June 7-12, Baltimore, Md.


Kalra, G.K., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F. (2008). “Relationship between laboratory polysomnography and simultaneous actigraphy in healthy subjects,” poster presented at the 2008 CSRN – Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, May 30, Philadelphia, Pa.

Schofield, C. “Basic Grant Budgeting.” Workshop co-presenter at the 2008 Northeast Section Meeting, Society of Research Administrators International, April 26, Cambridge, MA.


Richards, K.C.  (2008).“Launching a Career as a Nurse Leader.” Hunter College, April 9, New York, NY.

Bower, A. (2008). "Narrative Ownership and Authoritative Knowledge." Paper presented at the 2008 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, March 14, Washington, DC.


2007

Bower, A. "The Value of Talk: Critical Perspectives on Studying the Speech Practices of Elderly People." Poster presented at the 2007 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, November 30, Washington, DC.


Kleban, M., Van Haitsma, K., Crespy, S., Payne, D., Sicobo, G., and Shoemaker, M. "Screening for Depression in Nursing Homes: Two Items May Help with Adherence to CMS Recommendations" Presented at the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, San Francisco, CA.

 

Van Haitsma, K., Kleban, M. "The Relationship of Psychosocial Preference Clusters and Concept Mapping Domains Using the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory: ROC and Logistical Analysis." Presented at the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, San Francisco, CA.


Resnick, R. "The Lawton Digital Archive: Planning and Implementation." Presented at the Medical Library Association 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, May 18-23, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Resnick, R. "The Lawton Digital Archive: Planning and Implementation." Presented at the Evidence-based Library & Information Practice Conference (EBLIP4), May 6-9, Raleigh-Durham, NC.


2006

Hodgson, N. "End of Life Care Discourse in Nursing Homes: The Paradox of Barriers." Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas, TX.


Hodgson, N. "Perceived Barriers to Palliative Services in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes." Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas,TX.

 

Van Haitsma, K., Kleban, M., Carpenter, B. & Ruckdeschel, K. "Individualizing care to frail elders: Conceptual and measurement issues in assessing psychosocial preferences." Symposium presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas,TX.


Van Haitsma, K., Bower, A. and Saperstein, A. "Evaluation of a nursing home based culture change intervention: Quantitative resident outcomes." Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas,TX.

 

Bower, A. "Recontextualizing 'Perceived Need'." Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas,TX.


Resnick, R. "The Lawton Digital Archive: Planning and Implementation." Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16-20, Dallas,TX.

 

Hodgson, N., Andersen, S. & Felker, H. "Efficacy of Reflexology as a Palliative treatment in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: A Pilot Study." Presented at the 17th International Nursing Research Congress. July, Montreal, Quebec.


Hodgson, N. and Landsberg, L. "Perceived Barriers to Palliative Services in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes." Presented at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Care Association Annual Assembly, February 8-11, Nashville, TN.

 

2005

Bower, A., and Van Haitsma, K.. "Categories of Experience and Voice: A Model for Describing Culture Change Initiatives in Long Term Care Settings." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21, Orlando, FL.


Davey, A., Savla, J., Sundström, G., Malmberg, B., Zarit, S. "Regional Variability in Informal Care in Sweden." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 20, Orlando, FL.

Hodgson, N., Lehning, A., Landsberg, L. and Kleban, M. "Palliative Care Services in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes: Statewide Survey Results." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 20, Orlando, FL.


Hodgson, N. "Lessons Learned: Short-Term Comparisons of seven potentially high impact interventions." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 19, Orlando, FL.

 

Hodgson, N. "Dementia: Surviving the Realities of Caregiving." sponsored by NJ Institute for Successful Aging. Prestented at the Alzheimer's Association Annual Caregivers Conference, November 5, Stratford, NJ.


Hodgson, N. "Overcoming Dataphobia: Strengthening the Evidence Base for Hospice Care Through Outcomes Measurement and Research." Presented at the Pennsylvania Hospice Network Annual Conference, May 2, King of Prussia, PA.

 

Janke, M. C., and Davey, A. "Predicting differences in the leisure behavior of older adults." Southeastern Regional Student Mentoring Conference in Gerontology and Geriatrics, April 16, Tybee Island, GA.


Luo, Z., Davey, A., Savla, J. S. "Missing data reduces statistical power in structural equation models using FIML." American Psychological Society, May 2005, Los Angels, CA.

Poon, L., Woodward, J., Miller, L. S., Davey, A., Savla, T., Janke, M., Martin, P., Siegler, I. "Convergence of Functional Capacity Measures Among the Oldest Old." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 22, Orlando, FL.


Savla, J., and Davey, A. "Examing Statistical Power in the Presence of Missing Data in Aging Research." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 19, Orlando, FL.

Savla, J., and Davey, A. "Interaction effects of type (MCAR and MAR) and amount of missing data on statistical power of a growth curve model." American Psychological Association, August 20, Washington, DC.


Savla, J., and Davey, A. "Widowhood: Variability and predictors of resilience in bereaving older adults." Southeastern Regional Student Mentoring Conference in Gerontology and Geriatrics, April 16, Tybee Island, GA.

 

Szinovacz, M. and Davey, A. "Division of parent care between spouses: Variations by kin relationship." American Sociological Association, August 15, Philadelphia, PA.


Szinovacz, M. and Davey, A. "The Familial Context of Caregiving: Flexibility in the Division of Care Among Adult Children." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 20, Orlando, FL.

2004

Bower, A. "Deconstructing culture change words: shared words, different meanings." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 20, Washington, DC.


Bower, A., and K. Van Haitsma. "Models for leadership in person-centered care programs for people with dementia." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 20, Washington, DC.

 

Bower, A., and K. Van Haitsma. "Models for leadership in person-centered care programs for people with dementia." Presented at the Alzheimer's Association 12th National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, July 17, Philadelphia, PA.


Cornman, J., V.A. Freedman, and E. Agree. "The effect of assistive technology measurement on late life disability rates." Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, April 1-3, Boston, MA.

 

Cotter, V., S. Kagan, N. Hodgson, N. Strumpf. "Dementia: A Case Study Exemplar In Long-Term Care." Presented at the University of Pennsylvania Institute on Aging 25th Anniversary and Sylvan Cohen Scientific Retreat, May 25, Philadelphia, PA.


Cotter, V., S. Kagan, N. Hodgson, N. Strumpf. "Dementia: A Case Study Exemplar In Long-Term Care." Presented at the Alzheimer's Association 12th National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, July 17, Philadelphia, PA.

Davey, A., M.C. Janke and "Selective optimization and compensation in leisure patterns of older adults." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21, Washington, DC.


Davey, A. and M. Szinovacz. "Household help to older parents: division of labor between adult-child spouses." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 22, Washington, DC.

Freedman, V.A., E. Agree, L.G. Martin, J. Cornman. "Trends in the use of disability and assistance: are they related?" Presented at the NBER workshop on Understanding Disability Change and Its Implications, February 14, Charleston, SC.


Freedman, V.A., R.F. Schoeni, L.G. Martin, E. Agree, J. Cornman. "Trends in late-life disability and assistance: are socioeconomic and racial gaps widening?" Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21, Washington, DC.

 

Hodgson, N. "Designing palliative care in long term care and Alzheimer's care settings." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontology Institute of New Jersey, November 4, Moorestown, NJ.


Hodgson, N., K. Curyto, U. Raman. "The clinical efficacy of passive monitoring technology in identifying the risk of adverse outcomes in Alzheimer's patients." Presented at the 9th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 19, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Hodgson, N., K. Curyto, U. Raman. "The clinical efficacy of passive monitoring technology in identifying the risk of adverse outcomes in Alzheimer's patients." Presented at the University of Pennsylvania Institute on Aging 25th Anniversary and Sylvan Cohen Scientific Retreat, May 25, Philadelphia, PA, First Place for Poster in Clinical Research.


Hodgson, N., L. Landsberg, A. Lehning. "Palliative care services in Pennsylvania nursing homes: preliminary findings." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 22, Washington, DC.

 

Martin, L.G., V.A. Freedman, J.C. Cornman, E.M. Agree. "Late-life disability and assistance: trends and disparities." Presented at the NBER workshop on Understanding Disability Change and Its Implications, October 8-10, Jackson Hole, WY.


Schoeni, R., V.A. Freedman, and L.G. Martin. "Disparities in trends in old-age disability." Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, April 1-3, Boston, MA.

 

Schoeni, R., V.A. Freedman, L.G. Martin, and P. Andreski. "Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability." Presented at the NBER workshop on Understanding Disability Change and Its Implications, October 8-10, Jackson Hole, WY.


Van Haitsma, K., K. Curyto, M. Calkins, and A. Saperstein. "Environmental design lexicon
project: linking design features to measurable outcomes." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 22, Washington, DC.

 

Wilson, B., B. Altman, K. Whitaker, V.A. Freedman, J. Cornman, and E. Agree. "Improving Person-Item Fit: Cognitive Testing Questions about Assistive Technology and the Home Environment with Older Adults." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Public Opinion Research, May 15, Phoenix, AZ.

 

2003

Agree, E.M., V.A. Freedman, J.C. Cornman, D.A. Wolf, and J.E. Marcotte. "Reconsidering substitution in long-term care: when does assistive technology take the place of personal care?" Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1-3, Minneapolis, MN.

Black, H.K. "The moral imagination of long-term care workers." Presented at Works of Love Conference 2003: Scientific and Religious Perspectives on Altruism, May 31-June 5, Villanova, PA.

Bower, A.R., K. Van Haitsma, and K. Curyto. "Technology and environment: the benefits and costs of integrating a passive nurse call technology into the nursing home: experience and meaning." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23-25, San Diego, CA.


DeRosier, R. "Assistive technology devices and strategies to support employment." Presented at Woods Services & Thomas Jefferson University's symposium, “Assistive Technology: Increasing Participation at School, Home and the Workplace.”, October 30, Langhorne, PA.

DeRosier, R. "A database of technologies for long-term residential care." Presented at the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence, December 4-6, Washington, DC.


DeRosier, R., Farber, R. & Perincheif, J. "Speech recognition software as an assistive device: a study of users’ satisfaction and psychosocial impact. Presented at the annual conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, June 5-8, Washington, DC.

 

Freedman, V. "An overview of late-life health and disability trends in the U.S. IUSSP seminar on increasing longevity: causes, consequences and prospects." Presented at Rockefeller University, October 20-22, New York.


Freedman, V., E. Crimmins, R. Schoeni, and colleagues. "Revealing inconsistencies in late-life disability trends: report from a technical working group." Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1-3, Minneapolis, MN.

Goldman, N., J.C. Cornman, and M.C. Chang. "Subjective social status: evaluation of a new instrument." Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1-3, Minneapolis, MN.


Hodgson, N. "Palliative care in nursing homes." Presented at the annual Frank Morgan Jones Fund Lecture at Foulkeways, September 29, Gwynnedd, PA.


Hodgson, N. and A. Bower. "Developing a palliative care program in the nursing home: an ethnographic study." Presented at the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, April 19, Philadelphia, PA.


Hodgson, N. and A. Bower. "Developing a palliative care program in the nursing home: an ethnographic study." Presented at the Australian Palliative Care Conference, September 11, Adelaide, Australia.


Hodgson, N. and A. Bower. "An ethnographic study of palliative care in the nursing home." Presented at the World Congress in PsychoOncology, April 24, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Hodgson, N. and A. Bower. "The theme of personal commitment in developing a palliative care program." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23, San Diego, CA.


Hoffman, C., M. Moss, J. Mossey, M. Rovine. "Changes in time use and time quality over four years." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 25, San Diego, CA.

 

Kilbride, J. "Reconstructing end-of-life for the oldest-old in an assisted living facility: multiple voices." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 25, San Diego, CA.


Moss, M. and S.Z. Moss. "The death of older people: providing appropriate care to those who grieve" and "Psychosocial aspects of bereavement associated with old age." Ten days of seminars presented under the auspices of the Center for Grief Education, September 1-19, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney, and Brisbane, Australia.

Van Haitsma, K., and K. Curyto. "Monitoring technology: closing the gap between long term and home-based care." Presented at the conference of the American Society on Aging, March, Chicago, IL.


Van Haitsma, K., and K. Curyto. "The immediate and six-month impact of integrating a passive nurse call technology into the nursing home." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23-25, San Diego, CA.


2002

Agree, E.M., V.A. Freedman, J.C. Cornman, D.A. Wolf, and J.E. Marcotte. "Redefining substitution: When do assistive devices take the place of personal care?" Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America , November 23, Boston, MA.

 

Behel, A., T.B. Hong, E.E. Femia, M.A.P. Stevens, and S.H. Zarit. "The effects of caregiver stress on dimensions of health." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 24, Boston, MA.


Black, H.K. "Questions I now ask: faith in an assisted living facility." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23, Boston, MA.

 

Bower, A. and J. Reifsnyder. "Perceiving the dead: The meaning and value of sensing experiences for the dying and their caregivers." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 25, Boston, MA.


Cornman, J.C., N. Goldman, D.A. Glei, M. Weinstein, & M.C. Chang. "Perceived support and network characteristics: two dimensions of social support and health among the elderly in Taiwan" Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Atlanta, GA, May 2002.

 

Curyto, K. Presented at the Jewish Home & Hospital Lifecare System Conference on Technology, New York, NY.


Curyto, K., K. Van Haitsma, and N. Hodgson. "The evaluation of passive technology monitoring and call systems for improving quality of life in persons with dementia." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23-25, Boston, MA.

Curyto, K., K. Van Haitsma, and N. Hodgson. "The implementation and evaluation of passive monitoring and call systems for improving quality of life in persons with dementia." Presented at the International Conference on Gerontology, November, 2002, Miami, FL.

 

Freedman, V.A., E. Agree, K. Cagney, M. Cohen, and J. Williams. "The impact of assistive device use on caregiver time and burden." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23, Boston, MA.

Gilster, S. and K. Van Haitsma. "Leadership: The key to culture change in long-term care." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 23, Boston, MA.

 

Hodgson, N. "Adrenocortical activity in response to nursing home relocation." Presented at the State of the Science in Nursing Conference, September 10, Washington DC.
 

Hodgson, N. "Adrenocortical activity in the frail institutionalized elderly: patterns of diurnal variation are linked to cognitive ability and mood." Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, April, Washington, DC.

 

Hodgson, N. "Forecasting hospitalization needs in the Medicare cancer population." Presented at the State of the Science in Nursing Conference, September 12, Washington DC.


Hodgson, N., V.A. Freedman, and D. Granger. "Adrenocortical activity and cognition in response to nursing home relocation." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 24, Boston, MA.


Hodgson, N. "Collecting salivary cortisol from a physically and cognitively frail elderly population: problems, pitfalls, and prospects." Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, May, Atlanta, GA.

 

Hodgson, N., V.A. Freedman, and D. Granger. "Physiological responses of frail older adults to nursing home transfer." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 13, Philadelphia, PA.


Hoffman, C., M.S. Moss, J. Mossey, and M. Kleban. "Daily activity and quality of life." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 25, Boston, MA.

 

Marainen, J., R. Browdie, and D. Laninga. "Pennsylvania 's frontline workers in long term care: Facts and future." Presented at the joint conference of the American Society on Aging/National Council on Aging, April 5, Denver, CO.


Moss, M.S. "Nursing home end-of-life care: Measuring quality and costs." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 25, Boston, MA.

 

Moss, M.S., C. Hoffman, and J. Mossey. "Depression and years of desired life." Presented at theannual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 26, Boston, MA.

 

Mossey, J. and M.S. Moss. "Sub-threshold depression in elders living at home: an important public health problem." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 11, Philadelphia, PA.

Ruckdeschel, K., K. Van Haitsma, and B. Carpenter. "Stability of psychosocial preferences over time." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 24, Boston, MA.

 

Schoeni, R., V.A. Freedman, and R. Wallace. "Late-life disability trajectories and socioeconomic status." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 12, Philadelphia, PA.

Winter, L., C. Hoffman, and M.S. Moss. "Years of desired life in relation to current level of physical functioning: depression and years of desired life." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 24, Boston, MA.


2001

Agree, E., V.A. Freedman and M. Sengupta. "Factors influencing the balance of assistive technology and personal care among older persons in the community." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 18, Chicago, IL.


Black, H.K.  "Exploring science, society, spirituality and suffering in elders' life narratives." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 18, Chicago, IL .

 

Curyto, K., M.H. Kleban, M.S. Moss, R. Parmar, and C. Hoffman.  "Factor analysis: Valuation of life." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 18, Chicago, IL.


Freedman, V.A. and H. Aykan.  "Implications of asking leading questions for estimates of functional limitations."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 18, Chicago, IL.

Freedman, V.A., N.A. Hodgson, K. Van Haitsma, D.A. Granger, J. Marainen, and J. Leon.  "Diurnal variation in adrenocortical activity in frail elderly."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November, Chicago, IL .


Hodgson, N.  "Cancer mortality determinants and differentials in the U.S. elderly."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 17, Chicago, IL.

Hodgson, N. "A demographic perspective of chronic diseases in developed countries." Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Nursing Research Congress, June, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Hodgson, N. "Cancer mortality determinants and differentials in the US: nursing implications." Presented at the International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Congress, June, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Hoffman, C., M. Moss, E. Carpenter, M. Rovine, and M.H. Kleban.  "Impact of health decline on decline in quality of life and mental health." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 17, Chicago, IL.


Kleban, M.H. and R. Parmar.  "A structural equation test on positive valuation of life." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November, Chicago, IL.

Leon, J., J. Marainen, and J.E. Marcotte.   "Does culture change improve the recruitment and retention of frontline workers in LTC?" Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 18, Chicago, IL.


Moss, M.S.  "The end of life odyssey: a symposium on its biological, psycho-social, and spiritual dimensions." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 15, Chicago, IL.

Parmar, R., M.H. Kleban, K. Van Haitsma, M. Moss, and C. Hoffman. "Race and valuation of life." Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 17, Chicago, IL.


"Physical environments and aging: critical contributions of M. Powell Lawton to theory and practice."  Symposium at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November, Chicago, IL.

 

Rubinstein, R.L., M.S. Moss, S. Moss, and J. Saverino.  "Differences in issues around death and dying between nursing homes and assisted living facilitates."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November, Chicago, IL.


Van Haitsma, K.  "The theory and application of "patterns" in designing places for people with dementia."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 15, Chicago, IL.