Jewish Home is one of the few geriatric healthcare systems to have established a research institute. The Jewish Home Research Institute on Aging makes significant contributions to the fields of geriatrics and gerontology.

Research findings are disseminated through publications in scholarly journals, books, and presentations at scientific conferences. The Jewish Home Research Institute on Aging has 15 or more manuscripts and book chapters accepted for publication each year.

Research Institute on Aging Papers Published in 2014

Adaptation to Loss and Major Life Change, In S. K. Whitbourne (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging. Oxford, UK: Wiley. Boerner, K., & Jopp, D. S. (in press).

Addressing Depression in a Long Term Care Setting: A Phase II Pilot of Problem Solving Treatment, Clinical Therapeutics, 36, 1531-1537, Reinhardt, J.P., Horowitz, A., Cimarolli, V.R., Eimecke, J. & Teresi, J.A. (2014).

Bereavement, In C. Voegele & J. Siegrist (Eds.-in Chief), Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.) Oxford: Elsevier Science, Stroebe, M., Schut, H., & Boerner, K. (in press).

Choosing Wisely? Benzodiazepine and Sedative-Hypnotic Use among Older Seriously Ill Veterans, Clinical Therapeutics, 36, 1547-1554, Garrido, M, Prigerson, HG, Penrod, JD, Jones, S, Boockvar, KS. (2014).

Grief after Patient Death: Direct Care Staff in Nursing Homes and Homecare, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Boerner, K., Burack, O. R., Jopp, D., & Mock, S. E. (2014). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885392414003492.

“His” and “Her” Marriage? The Role of Positive and Negative Marital Characteristics in Global Marital Satisfaction among Older Adults [Editor’s Choice], The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Boerner, K., Jopp, D. S., Carr, D., Sosinsky, L., & Kim, S. K. (2014). doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu032.

Impact of Depression and Mental Illness on Outcomes of Medical Illness in Older Adults (Editorial), Clinical Therapeutics, 36, 1486-1489. Boockvar, K.S. (2014).

Implementing Medication Reconciliation from the Planner’s Perspective: A Qualitative Study, MC Health Services Research 14:290 (2014), Sanchez, S, Sethi, SS, Santos, SL, Boockvar, KS.

Making the Business Case for Culture Change in Nursing Homes, In A. S. Weiner & J. L. Ronch (Eds.), Models and Pathways for Person-Centered Care (pp. 221-237) Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press, Inc. Weiner, A. S. & Burack, O. R. (2014).

Multi-site Geriatric Education Program for Rural Providers in the Veteran Healthcare System (GRECC-Connect), Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 35(1):23-40. Hung, WW, Boockvar, KS, Barczi, SR, Rossi, MI, Caprio, T, Kochersberger, GG., Howe, J, Thielke, SM, Kramer, J. A (2014).

Nursing Home Practices Following Resident Death: The Experience, of Certified Nursing Assistants, Geriatric Nursing. Barooah, A., Boerner, K., Van Riesenbeck, I, & Burack, O. (in press).

Opioid Interruptions, Pain, and Withdrawal Symptoms in Nursing Home Residents, Clinical Therapeutics, 36, 1555-1563. Redding, SE, Liu, S, Hung, W, Boockvar, KS. (2014).

The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning, Journal of Aging and Health, 26, 969-992, Moormann, S. M., Carr, D., & Boerner, K. (2014).

Sensory Impairments and their Associations with Functional Disability in a Sample of the Oldest-old, Quality of Life Research, 23,1977-84. Cimarolli, V. R., & Jopp, D.S. (2014).

Vital Conversations with Family in the Nursing Home: Preparation for End-Stage Dementia Care, Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 10, 112-126. Reinhardt, J.P., Chichin, E.R., Posner, L., & Kassabian, S. (2014).