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  • Applying interdependence theory to geriatric nursing assistant/resident relationships 

    Medvene, Louis J.; Coleman, Carissa K. (Oxford University Press, 2011-11-02)
    The study was concerned with the applicability of interdependence theory for understanding the quality of certified nursing assistant (CNA)/resident relationships in long term care facilities. Interdependence theory, a ...
  • Comparison of the SWAY balance mobile application to the BESS balance assessment in older adults 

    Jansen, Samantha D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Chaparro, Alex; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance assessment has commonly been subjective; however, advances in handheld mobile devices have provided objective balance measurement tools. Recently, the SWAY Balance Mobile Application, which utilizes tri-axial ...
  • Exploring the use of a private social network to reduce isolation among independent living residents 

    Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Medvene, Louis J.; Nilsen, Kari M.; Smith, Rachel A.; Drum, Jessica L.; DiLollo, Anthony; Geana, Mugur (Oxford University Press, 2015-11)
    Researchers have reported that older adults’ use of computers is associated with reduced depression, and isolation (Cotten, et al., 2014; Czaja et al. 2014 ). These studies involved conventional software such as Facebook. ...
  • The formal and informal support networks of HCBS clients and their well-being 

    Nilsen, Kari M.; Medvene, Louis J.; Smith, Rachel A.; Runyan, Amanda M.; Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; DiLollo, Anthony (Oxford University Press, 2015-11)
    Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) clients are growing in number as states increasingly provide care in non-institutional settings. In some states, like the one in which the present study was conducted, HCBS clients ...