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Van Haitsma contributes to advancing person-centered care

Associate Professor Kimberly Van Haitsma is working with researchers at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center in Oxford, Ohio, on “Incorporating the Preferences for Everyday Living into Ohio’s Nursing Homes to Improve Resident Care,” a project funded by the...

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The link between memory perceptions and Alzheimer’s risk

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Over 20 percent of older adults suffer from subjective memory impairment, where a person reports having trouble remembering things with no evidence of actual memory loss. Now Penn State researchers are looking into the growing evidence that...

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Satryan places third in this year’s Graduate Exhibition

Marcia Satryan, a student in the D.N.P. program, placed third in the Health and Life Sciences category in the 2017 Penn State Graduate Exhibition. Her poster was titled "Impact of a Self-Learning End-of-Life Module on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude." Satryan is a...

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Researchers compare notes on Alzheimer’s

Mary Therese Biebel - mbiebel@timesleader.com KINGSTON — When Ann Kolanowski, of Kingston, was a young nurse, she was distressed at the way nursing homes treated patients with Alzheimer’s disease. “It was about 45 years ago, and we didn’t have good ways to respond to...

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