January 3, 2010 | Journal Article
March 21, 2009 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the Urban Institute used two national surveys to estimate the risk, timing and amount of lifetime disability and long-term care for retirees in the United States.
September 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
Researchers at Brown University studied how well personal assistance and technological assistance (canes, crutches, walkers and wheelchairs) work for adults with chronic conditions who need help with everyday activities.
March 30, 2004 | Program Results Report
From 1998 to 2002, researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health led by Rosalie A. Kane, D.S.W., conducted a national research study of apartment-style assisted living for seniors.
October 18, 2013 | Program Results Report
To combat isolation and loneliness among vulnerable individuals, including the disabled and frail elderly, the PLAN Institute for Caring Citizenship and Tyze Personal Networks developed Web-based social support networks called Tyze.
November 7, 2007 | Journal Article
Researchers investigated how the relationship between obesity and disability might have changed over time. Data analyzed were from 9,928 adults at least 60 years of age who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys during 1988-1994 and 1999-2004.
January 9, 2008 | Program Results Report
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York conducted a project designed to improve the accessibility of policy-relevant research and technical information to state and local decision-makers.
December 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Assessment of this sample at the 18-month marker was used as the baseline or zero-time for the present study.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
December 8, 2011 | Program Results Report
Community Partnerships for Older Adults (CPFOA) aimed to improve long-term care and supportive systems for vulnerable older adults by fostering collaborative partnerships and building community capacity.