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Richard Fortinsky, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine
UConn Center on Aging
Academic Office Location:
UConn Center On Aging
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5215
Phone: 860-679-8069
Fax: 860-679-1307
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.The Pennsylvania State UniversitySociology
M.A.Brown UniversitySociology
Ph.D.Brown UniversitySociology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
2006-2007 Fulbright Distinguished Scholar; United Kingdom Program
2006-2009 Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Bradford, England
Honoree, Compassion and Cure Research AwardAlzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter
Philip G. Weiler Award for Leadership in Aging and Public Health, Gerontological Health Section American Public Health Association (APHA)
FellowGerontological Society of America
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Connecticut Community Care, Inc. “Community Passport to Care” (ComPass2c) InitiativeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState2013
University of Connecticut: Medicaid Program Partnership Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity2012
Gerontological Society of America: Publications CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational2011
University of Connecticut: Planning Committee, Health Disparities InstituteProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity2011
“The Social Process of Everyday Decision Making by People with Dementia and their Spouses”: Research Advisory GroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational20102012
Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative (GPNC), American Academy of Nursing: National Advisory PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20102011
“Outcome and Assessment Information Set Quality Measure Development and Maintenance (OASIS QM) Project”: Technical Expert PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20102010
University of Connecticut: Planning Committee, UConn/Cobb Institute/National Medical Association Collaboration InitiativesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity2010
University of Connecticut Health Center: Department of Psychiatry Review CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2009
University of Connecticut Health Center: Search Committee, Chair of Department of SurgeryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20092011
University of Connecticut Health Center: Search Committee, Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Center on AgingProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20092011
Gerontological Society of America: Executive Director Search CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20082008
University of Connecticut: General Examination Committee, Center for Public Health and Health PolicyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20082010
Gerontological Society of America: Annual Meeting ProgramProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCo-ChairExternalNational20072007
University of Connecticut Health Center: Senior Appointments and Promotions CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2007
University of Connecticut: Executive Committee, Center for Public Health and Health PolicyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20072011
Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section, Gerontological Society of AmericaProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational2006
Gerontological Society of America: Maxwell A. Pollack Award Selection CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062008
“Setting Targets and Thresholds (STAT)”: Home Health Expert Panel: Quality Partners of Rhode Island and the Colorado Foundation for Medical CareProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062006
University of Connecticut Health Center: Scientific Advisory Committee, Ethel Donaghue Translating Research into Practice and Policy CenterProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20062009
University of Connecticut Health Center: Public Issues CouncilProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20062009
University of Connecticut Health Center: State Advisory Board, Connecticut Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos, Department of Nutritional SciencesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20062007
Nursing Science: Adults and Older Adults Study Section, CSR, NIH Study SectionMemberExternalNational20052009
Gerontological Society of America: SRPP SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20052006
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission: Expert Panel for Post-Acute CareProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20052005
“Home Health Quality Measures”: Technical Expert Panel: University of Colorado Health Sciences CenterProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity20052005
University of Connecticut: Curriculum Committee, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences Concentration, PhD Program in Public Health, Center for Public Health and Health PolicyEducation CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20052010
Joint Subcommittee on Transportation Options for Seniors, Transportation Research BoardProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2004
Alzheimer’s Association: Connecticut Chapter: Medical Scientific Advisory CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2004
Gerontological Society of America: SRPP SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChair-Elect and Program Planning ChairExternalNational20042005
OASIS Study: Examining the Burden and Benefits of OASIS Data Collection for non-Medicare and non-Medicaid Patients: Technical Expert PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20042005
University of Connecticut: Task Force on the Feasibility of a Sustainable Center of Public Health or School of Public HealthProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity20042005
University of Connecticut Health Center: Strategic Planning Committee, Health Policy and Primary Care Research CenterProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042005
University of Connecticut Health Center: Senior Appointments and Promotions Committee, Department of MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2004
Connecticut Association for Home Care and Hospice: Quality Management & Improvement CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2003
Gerontological Society of America: Public Policy CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20032005
“Exploratory Center for Frontier Medicine”Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational20032005
Health Services Organization and Delivery Study Section, CSR, NIH Study SectionChairExternalNational20022004
“Working Conditions & Adverse Events in Home Health Care”: Expert PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20022002
University of Connecticut Health Center: Health Center Research Advisory CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20022005
University of Connecticut Health Center: Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20022004
American Public Health Association: Task Force on AgingProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCo-ChairExternalNational20012007
Academy HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational2000
Gerontological Health Section, American Public Health Association (APHA) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19992001
Gerontological Society of America: Fellowship Committee, Social Research, Policy, and Practice (SRPP) SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational1999
American Public Health Association: Aging & Public Health SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19992001
“Normative Standards for Medicare Home Health Utilization”: Technical Expert PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity19991999
“Project to Develop an Outcome-Based Continuous Quality Improvement System for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly”: Clinical and Research Expert PanelProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity19991999
“Improving the Response of Primary Care Practitioners to People with Dementia and Their Families: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Educational Interventions”: Research Advisory GroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational19992002
Independent Transportation Network: Council of AdvisorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19972005
American Public Health Association: Aging & Public Health SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationGoverning Council RepresentativeExternalNational19961998
American Public Health Association: Aging & Public Health Section: Public Policy CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19961999
Alzheimer's Association: Cleveland Area Chapter: Board of TrusteesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19951998
Mandel Alzheimer’s Caregiving Institute: Steering CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19951998
American Public Health Association: Aging & Public Health SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationGoverning Council RepresentativeExternalNational19921994
Community Health Services Group, Inc.: Board of DirectorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19911993
American Public Health Association: Aging & Public Health SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19901992
American Public Health Association: Gerontological Health SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSection Council RepresentativeExternalNational19891992
Senior Community Service Employment Program: Southern Maine ChapterAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState19881993
Alzheimer's Association: Maine ChapterAdvisory CommitteeFounding MemberExternalState19871993
American Public Health AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1982
Gerontological Society of AmericaProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1982
Aging: Clinical and Experimental ResearchEditorial BoardMemberExternalNational
Aging & Mental HealthEditorial BoardMemberExternalNational
Journal of Geriatric Physical TherapyEditorial BoardMemberExternalNational
The GerontologistEditorial BoardMemberExternalNational
Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and PracticeProfessional/Scientific JournalAssociate EditorExternalNational
Annals of Family Medicine: Readers and Contributors Advisory GroupAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational
Encyclopedia of Health and AgingAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational
Ageing & SocietyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Aging: Clinical and Experimental ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational
Aging & Mental HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
American Journal of Geriatric PsychiatryProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational
Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and PracticeProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational
Geriatric NursingProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Health Services ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
International Journal of Geriatric PsychiatryProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational
Journal of Aging and HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Applied GerontologyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of the American Geriatrics SocietyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of General Internal MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Geriatric Physical TherapyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Gerontology: Medical SciencesProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological SciencesProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Graduate Medical EducationProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of the American Medical Directors AssociationProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Medical CareProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Milbank QuarterlyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Physical TherapyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Research in Nursing and HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Research on AgingProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
The GerontologistProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Dementia Care by Primary Care Physicians and Families, Disability Throughout Adulthood, Fall Prevention, Functional Status Measurement, Hip Fracture Recovery, Home Health Care Use and Patient Outcomes, Long-term Care Needs

Journal Articles

Books

  • Gonzalez-Sanders, D.J. and Fortinsky, R.H. Dementia Care with Black and Latino Families: A Social Work Problem Solving Approach

Book Chapters

  • Diagnosis and Early Support
    Fortinsky, R.H. Excellence in Dementia Care: Principles and Practices 267-284
  • Health and Psychological Consequences of Caregiving
    Fortinsky, R.H., Tennen, H., Frank, N., Affleck, G. Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging 227-249
  • Issues in Understanding Resource Consumption in Publicly Funded Home Care
    Fortinsky, R.H., Madigan, E.A. Home Care Advances: Essential Research and Policy Issues 137-162
  • Physician Assistants in Urban Neighborhood Health Centers
    Anderson, P.A., Fortinsky, R.H., Landefeld, C.S. Enhancing Primary Care of Elderly People 107-125
  • Physiological, Psychological, and Social Aging
    Kuchel, G.A., Robison, J.T., Fortinsky, R.H. Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice
  • Politics and Public Policy
    Fortinsky, R.H., Shugrue, N. Long-Term Care in an Aging Society
  • Public Policy
    Fortinsky, R.H. The Continuum of Long-Term Care 265-277
  • Social Networks and Human Services
    Fortinsky, R.H. Therapeutics in the Elderly 84-104
  • Social Networks and Human Services: An Update
    Fortinsky, R.H. Therapeutics in the Elderly 109-134

Conference Papers

Editorials

Reviews

Short Surveys

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Updates on Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related DementiaTalkUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine2013Farmington, Connecticut
Helpful Programs for African-American, Latino, and Caucasian Families Caring for Relatives with Cognitive DisordersTalkCobb/NMA Health Institute, Sarasota Memorial Hospital2012Sarasota, Florida
Current trends in home health care for the Medicare populationTalkUniversity of California2012Irvine, California
Cognitive and Related System DisordersTalkChinese Congress on Gerontology and Health Industry2012Beijing, China
Eldercare Provision and Associations with Health and Work-Related Outcomes in Manufacturing Sector EmployeesTalkGerontological Society of America2012San Diego, California
Dementia Management Self-Efficacy: Comparison of Latino and White Family CaregiversTalkGerontological Society of America2012San Diego, California
Eldercare Prevalence and Correlates among Manufacturing Sector EmployeesTalkGerontological Society of America2011Boston, Massachusetts
Recruitment Experiences in the Proactive Memory Care ProjectTalkGerontological Society of America2011Boston, Massachusetts
How Much Primary Care do Patients with Dementia Receive?: Evidence to help Inform Patient-Centered Medical Home DevelopmentTalkAmerican Public Health Association2011Washington, DC
Selected Results from an Evaluation of the ITNAmerica ProgramTalkAmerican Society on Aging and National Council on Aging2010Chicago, Illinois
Influence of Stigma, Depression, and Medication Self-efficacy on Adherence with Anti-retroviral Therapy in Older Adults Living with HIV/AIDSTalkAmerican Public Health Association2010Denver, Colorado
Proactive Primary Dementia Care: Integration of Public Health and Medical Home Principles to Improve OutcomesTalkAmerican Public Health Association2010Denver, Colorado
Help-Seeking Experiences among Latino Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: Views from New EnglandTalkGerontological Society of America2010New Orleans, Louisiana
Transportation-related Quality of Life after Driving: Effects of an Automobile-based Alternative Transportation ServiceTalkGerontological Society of America2010New Orleans, Louisiana
The Caregiver Help Study: Dementia Care Consultation for Ethnic Minority FamiliesTalkAlzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter2009Marlborough, Massachusetts
Medicare and MedicaidTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2009Farmington, Connecticut
Overview of America’s Aging Population and Public Health ImplicationsTalkAnnual Meeting of the Connecticut Public Health Association2009Southington, Connecticut
Risk Factors for Hospitalization in a National Sample of Medicare Home Health Care PatientsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2009Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Can You Get a Ride When You Need One? Measurement of Community Mobility Self-EfficacyTalkGerontological Society of America2009Atlanta, Georgia
Progress in Dementia Care and Fall Prevention Efforts for Community-Dwelling Older AdultsTalkUniversity of Southern California2009Los Angeles, California
Making the Transition from Driving: Risk Considerations and Research SuggestionsTalkRisk in Ageing Populations International Collaborative Research Network2009Newcastle, England
Research on Aging in the Community with Practice and Policy ImplicationsLectureMount Saint Mary College2008Newburgh, New York
Health and Health Care Comparisons between the U.S. and EnglandTalkDepartment of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center2008Farmington, Connecticut
Preventing Falls in the Older Population: Recent Efforts to Apply Evidence-Based Practices to Community SettingsTalkCenter for Health, Intervention and Prevention Lecture Series2008Farmington, Connecticut
Linking Physicians, Families, Persons with Dementia, and Family Caregivers to Improve Dementia CareTalkInternational Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease2008Chicago, Illinois
Medicare and MedicaidTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2008Farmington, Connecticut
Living with Uncertainty: Dementia Diagnosis and Early Support in the U.K. and U.S.TalkBritish Society of Gerontology2008Bristol, England
Balance Confidence and Falls Risk in Older AdultsTalkBritish Society of Gerontology2008Bristol, England
Living with Uncertainty: Dementia Diagnosis and Early SupportTalkGerontological Society of America2008National Harbor, Maryland
Correlates of Disability in a National Sample of Medicare Home Health Care Patients Using Rasch Modeling to Measure DisabilityTalkGerontological Society of America2008National Harbor, Maryland
Alignment between Balance Confidence and Falls Risk is Associated with Future Falls in Older AdultsTalkGerontological Society of America2008National Harbor, Maryland
Partnerships with Primary and Community Care to Improve Dementia Care: Cross National PerspectivesTalkBradford Dementia Group Seminar Series2007University of Bradford
Managing Dementia in Primary and Community Care: Outcome Measurement through the Lens of Family CareersTalkUniversity of Manchester2007Manchester, England
Recent Trends in Organization and Financing of Health and Social Care for an Aging Population: The Case of the USA and Comparisons to the UKTalkInstitute of Health and Society Lecture Series2007Newcastle University
Results and Practice Implications of a Dementia Care Partnership Program for Family CarersTalkNorthumbria University2007Newcastle, England
Recent Efforts to Improve Dementia Care by Enhancing Primary Care in the USA and EnglandTalkCentre for Ageing, Neurosciences and the Humanities2007Dublin, Ireland
Diagnosis and Early Support on the Dementia JourneyTalkDivision of Dementia Studies, University of Bradford2007Bradford, England
Trends in the Use and Organization of Mental Health Services to Promote Successful AgingTalkInternational Congress on Law and Mental Health2007Padua, Italy
Recent Trends in the Organization of Dementia Care in England: Potential Implications for the U.S.TalkCenter on Aging Grand Rounds, University of Connecticut Health Center2007Farmington, Connecticut
Overview of Research at the UConn Center on AgingTalkUniversity of Connecticut School of Nursing Lecture Series2007Storrs, Connecticut
Fall Prevention in Senior Centers: A Qualitative Evaluation through Focus GroupsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2007Washington, DC
Clinical Symptom Severity and Disability Patterns in a Nationally Representative Sample of Medicare Home Health Care PatientsTalkGerontological Society of America2007San Francisco, California
Dementia Care Improvement in the UK and the US: Policy and Practice Initiatives in Primary and Community CareTalkGerontological Society of America2007San Francisco, California
Alignment of Fall Risk and Balance Confidence in Older Adults: Insights for Fall Prevention InterventionsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2006Boston, Massachusetts
Alignment of Fall Risk and Balance Confidence in Older Adults: Insights for Fall Prevention InterventionsTalkGerontological Society of America2006Dallas, Texas
Connecticut’s Assisted Living Demonstration Program for Lower Income SeniorsTalkGerontological Society of America2006Dallas, Texas
Characteristics and Transfer Experiences of Dementia-Specific Assisted Living Facility ResidentsTalkGerontological Society of America2006Dallas, Texas
Step by Step: Introducing Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Programming into Senior CentersTalkGerontological Society of America2006Dallas, Texas
The Aging of the Population: Who Will Lead the Healthcare Workforce?TalkAmerican Society on Aging and the National Council on the Aging2005Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnic and Cultural Influences on Memory Loss and Family CareTalkEducational Conference of Connecticut Community Care, Inc.2005Cromwell, Connecticut
Incorporating Health Outcomes into Research on Aging and CancerTalkAnnual Research Retreat, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center2005Westbrook, Connecticut
Rehabilitation Therapy Self-Efficacy and Patterns of Post-Acute Care after Hip FractureTalkDepartment of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland2005Baltimore, Maryland
Using Linked Medicare and Medicaid Data to Identify Evidence-based Risk Factors in Dually Eligible Older AdultsTalkAmerican Society on Aging and the National Council on the Aging2005Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Results from a Dementia Care Consultation Intervention for Family CaregiversTalkAmerican Public Health Association2005Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Research Partnerships with Community and State Organizations: The Case of Aging and HealthTalkMount Saint Mary College2005Newburgh, New York
Links Between Primary Care Physicians and Community Services for Dementia PatientsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2004Washington, DC
Evidence-based Fall Prevention in Senior CentersTalkGerontological Society of America2004Washington, DC
Strategies for Improving Quality of Care of Older Hospitalized PatientsTalkMedical Grand Rounds, Griffin Hospital2004Derby, Connecticut
Lessons Learned from a Care Consultation Intervention for Family Caregivers of Dementia PatientsTalkYale Program on Aging2004New Haven, Connecticut
Realities, Trends, and New Developments for Family Caregivers of Persons with DementiaTalkAlzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter Futures Forum2004West Haven, Connecticut
Risk Factors for Medicare Hospitalization and Medicaid Nursing Home Admission in Dually Eligible Older AdultsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2003San Francisco, California
Paths to Outcomes in Medicare Home Health Care PatientsTalkGerontological Society of America2003San Diego, California
Applications of Self-efficacy Measurement in Geriatrics ResearchTalkCentre de recherche Institut universitaire de geriatre de Montreal2003Montreal, Quebec
Resource Use and Patient Outcomes in Medicare Home CareTalkPenn State Gerontology Colloquium2003University Park, Pennsylvania
Discussant at Pre-conference Workshop: Improving Primary Care Physician’ Care for Persons with Dementia: Effective StrategiesTalk56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America2003San Diego, California
The Multiple Constructions of Risk and Risk Management for Older PeopleTalk56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America2003San Diego, California
Enabling Primary Care Physicians to Share Dementia Management with Community-based OrganizationsTalkUniversity of Bradford2003Bradford, England
Medicare Home Health Care Discharge Due to Hospitalization: Reasons, Risk Factors, and Resource UseTalkDepartment of Community Health, Brown University Medical School2003Providence, Rhode Island
Predictors of and Relationships between Resource Use and Patient Outcomes in Medicare Home Care PatientsTalkCenter for Home Care Policy and Research2002New York
Measuring Disability in Medicare Home Care Patients Using Rasch AnalysisTalkAcademy for Health Services Research and Policy2002Washington, D.C.
Predictors of Hospitalization after Medicare Home CareTalkAmerican Public Health Association2002Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medicare Home Care Resource Use Patterns: Prospective Payment System vs. Interim Payment SystemTalkGerontological Society of America2002Boston, Massachusetts
Dementia Care Partnerships between Primary Care Physicians and Local Alzheimer’s Association ChaptersTalkInternational Association of Gerontology2001Vancouver, B.C.
How to Obtain Meaningful and Reliable Results with OASIS DataTalkNational Association for Home Care2001Las Vegas, Nevada
Function-Based Outcomes and their Predictors in Medicare Home Care PatientsTalkAmerican Public Health Association2001Atlanta, Georgia
Functional Status Changes & Correlates in Dually Eligible Older AdultsTalkGerontological Society of America2001Chicago, Illinois
Using Linked Data Sets to Improve Knowledge about Dually Eligible Older Adults with DementiaTalkAmerican Public Health Association2000Boston, Massachusetts
Health Care Triads and Dementia Care: Integrative Research Framework and Illustrative FindingsTalkGerontological Society of America2000Washington, D.C.
Family, Physician, and Community Care on the Dementia Journey: Much to Learn and ImproveTalkConnecticut Alzheimer’s Coalition, Middlesex Community College2000Middletown, Connecticut
Dementia Care Partnerships: Recent Evidence and Future DirectionsTalkUniversity of Bradford2000Bradford, England
Family, Physician, and Community Care on the Dementia JourneyTalkKatholieke Universiteit Leuven2000Leuven, Belgium
Dementia Care Partnerships: Recent Evidence and Future DirectionsTalkUniversity of Wales2000Bangor, Wales
Family Caregiver Quality of Life: Important Consideration for Older Americans’ IndependenceTalkAnnual Meeting of Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers1999Newport, Rhode Island
Dementia Care after the Diagnosis: Views from Primary Care Physicians and Family CaregiversTalkCentre for Social Research on Dementia, University of Stirling1999Stirling, Scotland
Results of the Alzheimer’s Service Coordination ProgramTalkGerontological Society of America1999San Francisco, California
Strategies for Improving Quality of Life of Older Hospitalized PatientsTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine1999Farmington, Connecticut
Revitalizing Gerontological Studies for Undergraduates: A Multi-Method and Interdisciplinary ApproachTalkAssociation for Gerontology in Higher Education1998Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Effect of Functional Status Trajectory Before and During Hospitalization on Nursing Home Admission of Older AdultsTalkSociety of General Internal Medicine1998Chicago, Illinois
Diagnosis and Management of Dementia by Primary Care Physicians: Implications for Managed CareTalkAmerican Public Health Association1998Washington, D.C.
Measurement and Correlates of Family Caregiver Self-Efficacy for Managing DementiaTalkGerontological Society of America1998Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Post-Hospital Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care Service Availability: The Discharge Planner PerspectiveTalkAmerican Public Health Association1997Indianapolis, Indiana
Family Caregiver Reports of Physician Advice about Dementia ManagementTalkGerontological Society of America1997Cincinnati, Ohio
Management of Dementia by Physicians: What Happens after the Diagnosis?TalkGerontological Society of America1997Cincinnati, Ohio
Nursing Home Diversion: Perspectives from Hospital Discharge Planners and Nursing Home AdministratorsTalkGerontological Society of America1997Cincinnati, Ohio
Community SupportTalkConference for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias1997Washington, D.C.
Caregivers, Physicians, and Service Use: Experience with the Alzheimer's Service Coordination ProgramTalkSixth National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference1997Chicago, Illinois
Quality of Care for Nursing Facility Residents with Different Levels of Cognitive ImpairmentTalkNational Case Mix Reimbursement and Quality Assurance Conference1997Cleveland, Ohio
Exploring Relationships Between Home Care Resource Use and Patient OutcomesTalkUniversity of Connecticut Center on Aging1997Farmington, Connecticut
Influence of Geographic Location and Health Service Supply on Clinical and Functional Characteristics of Nursing Facility ResidentsTalkNational Case Mix Reimbursement and Quality Assurance Conference1996San Antonio, Texas
The Alzheimer’s Service Coordination Program: A Referral Model for Improving Long-Term Care of the Dementia PatientTalkAmerican Academy of Family Practice1996New Orleans, Louisiana
Influence of Functional Status Changes During Hospitalization on Nursing Home Placement Among Older AdultsTalkSociety of General Internal Medicine1996Washington, D.C.
Who Is Targeted for Nurse-Initiated Care Protocols in an Acute Care for the Elderly Unit?TalkSociety of General Internal Medicine1996Washington, D.C.
What Influences Nursing Facility Resident Acuity in a Case Mix Payment State?TalkAmerican Public Health Association1996New York, New York
Resource Consumption and Outcomes in Home Care Patients: Implications for Managed CareTalkAmerican Public Health Association1996New York, New York
Physicians in Nursing Homes: Challenges and OpportunitiesTalkAmerican Medical Directors Association1995
Physicians in Nursing Homes: Challenges and OpportunitiesTalkGeriatric Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Rochester1995Rochester, New York
Physicians' Self-Reported Management Practices for Dementia PatientsTalkSociety of General Internal Medicine1995San Diego, California
Caregivers of Older Persons Assessed by Ohio's PASSPORT ProgramTalkGerontological Society of America1995Los Angeles, California
Is Alzheimer's Disease Ready for Outcomes Research?: Family Caregiver and Physician PerspectivesTalkGerontological Society of America1995Los Angeles, California
Functional Status Measurement in Older Adults: Patient-Family Proxy Response Comparability after Hospital DischargeTalkSociety of General Internal Medicine1994Washington, D.C.
An Empirical Look at Medicare Costs in the Context of Age-Based RationingTalkAmerican Public Health Association1994Washington, D.C.
Age Differences in Satisfaction with Hospital Care: Results from a Large Community SurveyTalkAmerican Public Health Association1994Washington, D.C.
Access to Primary Health Care and Use of Preventive Services among Older African-American AdultsTalkGerontological Society of America1994Atlanta, Georgia
Beliefs about Home and Community-Based Services among Hospitalized Older AdultsTalkGerontological Society of America1994Atlanta, Georgia
Diagnosis and Management of Cognitive Dysfunction by Primary Care Physicians in MaineTalkPrimary Care Research Conference sponsored by AHCPR1993Atlanta, Georgia
How Do Physicians Care for Dementia in Everyday Practice?TalkAmerican Society on Aging1993Chicago, Illinois
Variations in the Cost of Diagnosing Dementia Symptoms: Findings from a Three-State Physician StudyTalkAmerican Public Health Association1993San Francisco, California
Dementia: Diagnostic and Management Practices Among Physicians in Northern New EnglandTalkGerontological Society of America1993New Orleans, Louisiana
Rurality and Elders' Long Term Care Service Use: New Research StrategiesTalkGerontology Forum series sponsored by the Center for Gerontology1992Blacksburg, Virginia
Teaching the Clinician How to Use Resident Assessment Data for Monitoring Quality Assurance in Nursing FacilitiesTalkGerontological Society of America1992Washington, DC
Similarities and Differences between Residents with and without Dementia in a Statewide Nursing Facility PopulationTalkGerontological Society of America1992Washington, D.C.
Improving Home and Community-Based Care for Disabled Elders in Times of Fiscal ConstraintTalkAmerican Public Health Association1992Washington, D.C.
Comparison of Successful Community-Based Systems of Care for Older AdultsTalkAmerican Society on Aging1991New Orleans, Louisiana
Rurality and Elders' Long Term Care Service Use in MaineTalkGerontological Society of America1991San Francisco, California
Health and Functional Status in Maine's Elderly Long-Term Care PopulationTalkCenter for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University1990Providence, Rhode Island
Neglected Voices in Home Care Quality: The Consumer and HomemakerTalkAmerican Society on Aging1990San Francisco, California
Intergenerational Family Relations in Long Term CareTalkNew England Public Health Association1990Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Using Evaluation Data to Better Understand Long-Term Care Needs and Service Patterns: Implications for State Policy ReformTalkAmerican Public Health Association1990New York, New York
Methodological Issues in Studying Successful Community-Based Systems of Care for Older AdultsTalkGerontological Society of America1990Boston, Massachusetts
Advances in Home Care Quality Assurance: The Consumer Perspective and Innovative ModelsTalkNational Home and Community-Based Services Conference1989Portland, Maine
International Perspectives on EldercareTalkSixth Annual Meeting of Work/Family Directions1989Glen Cove, New York
Health and Functional Status Comparisons between Nursing Home Residents and Long Term Home Care Recipients in MaineTalkFirst Bingham Consortium for Health Research Conference1989Bethel, Maine
Policy Considerations in Coordinating Hospital and Home Care Services for Rural EldersTalkFirst Bingham Consortium for Health Research Conference1989Bethel, Maine
Cross-National Experiences in Providing High Quality Home Care to EldersTalkInternational Congress of Gerontology1989Acapulco, Mexico
Public and Private Sector Policies Supporting Families Who Provide Long-Term Care: A Cross-National ComparisonTalkInternational Congress of Gerontology1989Acapulco, Mexico