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AgingAging Research to Practice

Understanding Challenges in the Front Lines of Home Health Care: A Human-Systems Approach
Authors: Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A.
Brief description: This study analyzed home-health care through a series of interviews and questionnaires to understand the challenges it faces.
Citation: Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Understanding challenges in the front lines of home health care: a human-systems approach. Applied Ergonomics,45(6), 1687–1699.
Date Posted: February 16, 2015
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Social Support, Health Service Use and Mental Health Among Caregivers of the Elderly in Rural China
Authors: Wang, H., Xiong, Q., Levkoff, S. E., & Yu, X.
Brief description: This study is based on a questionnaire to understand the impact on caregivers of the Elderly in rural China.
Citation: Wang, H., Xiong, Q., Levkoff, S. E., & Yu, X. (2009). Social Support, Health Service Use and Mental Health Among Caregivers of the Elderly in Rural China.Ageing International,35(1), 72–84.
Date Posted: February 16, 2015
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Mobile Remote Presence Systems for Older Adults: Acceptance, Benefits, and Concerns
Authors: Dr. Jenay Beer, Dr. Leila Takayama
Brief description: This study examines how older adults adjust and interact with a mobile remote presence system. For the research they interviewed a sample of 12 individuals all living independently.
Citation: Beer, J. M., & Takayama, L. (2011, March). Mobile remote presence systems for older adults: Acceptance, benefits, and concerns. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Human-robot Interaction: HRI 2011, Lausanne, CH (pp. 19–26). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
Date Posted: October 31, 2014
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