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OBJECTIVES This randomized controlled study tested the effectiveness of individualized activities, led by certified nursing assistants (CNAs), to increase positive and reduce negative affect andExpand
  • Cynthia D. Zubritsky, Katherine M. Abbott, Karen B Hirschman, Kathryn H. Bowles, Janice B. Foust, Mary D. Naylor
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Gerontologist
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 April 2013)
  • For older adults receiving long-term services and supports (LTSS), health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has emerged as a critical construct to examine because of its focus on components ofExpand
  • Karen B Hirschman, Katherine M. Abbott, Alexandra L. Hanlon, Janet Prvu Bettger, Mary D. Naylor
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Medical Directors…
  • 2012
  • OBJECTIVES To explore differences in having an advance directive among older adults newly transitioned to long term services and support (LTSS) settings (ie, nursing homes [NHs]; assisted livingExpand
  • Allison R. Heid, Lauren R. Bangerter, Katherine M. Abbott, Kimberly S Van Haitsma
  • Medicine
  • Journal of applied gerontology : the official…
  • 2017 (First Publication: 1 June 2017)
  • Limited work has examined how well family proxies understand nursing home residents’ preferences. With 85 dyads of a nursing home resident and relative, we utilize descriptive statistics andExpand