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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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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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Windy Alonso receives NINR fellowship

Windy Alonso, a student in the Ph.D. program, has received a predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Nursing Research for a two-year study of rural heart failure patients using geocoding. “Identifying Disparities: Rural–Urban Comparison in Mechanical...

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