Aging Research & Issues: June 5 – 9, 2017
- Community Elder Mistreatment Intervention With Capable Older Adults: Toward a Conceptual Practice Model. David Burnes, PhD. The Gerontologist, June 2017, Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 409-416.
Published online: February 12, 2016.
- Nutrition Across the Lifespan for Healthy Aging: Proceedings of a Workshop (2017). National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Free pdf download of the report is available. Participants discussed the role of nutrition in the aging process at various stages in life, changes in organ systems over the lifespan and changes that occur with age related to cognitive, brain, and mental health, and explored opportunities to move forward in promoting healthy aging in the United States.
- The Human Right to Leisure in Old Age: Reinforcement of the Rights of an Aging Population. Iris Karev, JD, LLM & Israel (Issi) Doron LLB, LLM, PhD. Journal of Aging & Social Policy , Volume 29, 2017 – Issue 3, Pages 276-295. Published online: November 23, 2016.
- Correlates of Depressive Symptoms among Homebound and Semi-Homebound Older Adults. Xiaoling Xiang & Jessica Brooks.
Journal of Gerontological Social Work, Volume 60, 2017 – Issue 3,
Pages 201-214. Published online: January 27, 2017. Younger age, certain medical morbidities, severity of functional limitations, and pain were common risk factors for depressive symptoms among homebound and semi-homebound older adults.
- Work Impact and Emotional Stress Among Informal Caregivers for Older Adults. Margaret L. Longacre, Vivian G. Valdmanis, Elizabeth A. Handorf, Carolyn Y. Fang. Journal of Gerontology – B, Psychological and Social Sciences, May 2017, Volume 72, Issue 3, Pages 522-531. Published online April 05, 2016. Respondents who reported work interference or a change in work status were more likely to report higher levels of emotional stress associated with caregiving demands.
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