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Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Presentations at IAGG

Contact: Jeanne Hoban, 216.373.1686, jhoban@benrose.org

July 17, 2017

Experts from the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging will present 12 papers, posters and symposia at the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics held in San Francisco, CA, July 23-27, 2017. The world congress presented by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics is held every four years.

Among the topics Benjamin Rose presenters will address are: elder abuse prevention, the adaptation of the evidence-based program SHARE for Dementia for individuals with other types of chronic conditions and their care partners, outcomes from a translation study of the partnership version of the evidence-based program BRI Care Consultation, and more.

A complete schedule of presentations by Benjamin Rose staff appears below. Benjamin Rose presenters are highlighted in bold italic.

POSTER: 2017 NATIONAL HARTFORD CENTER OF GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING EXCELLENCE LEADERSHIP PRE-CONFERENCE
July 22, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Patterns of Care Values in African American Dementia Caregiving Dyads

Kalisha Bonds, Karen S. Lyons, Carol J. Whitlatch and Christopher S. Lee

Two distinct dyadic patterns of congruence were identified and decision-making involvement by the person with dementia was associated with the membership of the dyadic pattern, indicating that not all dyads are the same.

SYMPOSIUM: LONG-TERM-CARE POLICY TRENDS IN CHINA, TAIWAN, JAPAN AND KOREA: IMPLICATIONS FOR AGING AND CARE IN ASIA
July 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Salon 8 (M)

Long-Term-Care Policy Trends in China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea: Implications for Aging and Care in Asia

Ye Fan Wang Glavin, Chair and Farida K. Ejaz, Co-chair

A comparison of long-term-care policy trends in China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea.

SYMPOSIUM: ADAPTING A CARE VALUES/PREFERENCES INTERVENTION FOR PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS AND THEIR CARE PARTNER
July 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Room 3014 (CC)

The SHARE Program: From Dementia Care to Broader Chronic Illness Care

David Coon, Chair

Carol Whitlatch and Silvia Orsulic-Jeras

Description of the adaptation of SHARE for Dementia for use with families facing the challenges of chronic illnesses.

POSTER: ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AND END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS
July 23, 2017, 6:30PM - 8:30PM, West Hall (CC)

Assessing Readiness in a Dyadic Care Planning Intervention for Early Dementia

Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, Evan Shelton and Carol Whitlatch

Description of how SHARE Counselors are trained to assess care dyads' readiness using an adapted, 4-stage version of the Transtheoretical Model (TTM).

AGING IN ASIA INTEREST GROUP
July, 23, 2017, 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM

Farida K. Ejaz, Convener

POSTER: DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE II
July 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, West Hall (CC)

Findings from a Real-World Translation Study of Evidence-Based "Partners in Dementia Care"

David Bass, Branka Primetica, Keith Kearney, Kate McCarthy, Julie Rentsch, Mark Kunik, Jennifer Miller and Tom Hornick

This translation study of the partnership version of BRI Care Consultation, "Partners in Dementia Care (PDC)," tested feasibility and outcomes, when delivered via partnerships among Stokes VA Medical Center, Greater East Ohio Alzheimer's Association Chapter, and Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging.

POSTER: CAREGIVING II
July 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, West Hall (CC)

Care Preferences in Dementia: The Impact of Incongruence on Persons with Dementia and Care Partners

Evan Shelton, Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, Carol Whitlatch and Sarah Szabo

Baseline data were used to examine the psychosocial impact of perceived and actual care preference incongruence between the caregiver and the person with dementia.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT NETWORKING
July 25, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Student Lounge (Nob Hill A, Marriott Marquis)

Minzhi Ye, Organizer

The International Task Force (ITF) of the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization (ESPO) from GSA will host an informal networking meeting for international students and emerging scholars.

POSTER: FAMILY CAREGIVING
July 25, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, West Hall (CC)

The SHARE Program for Early-Stage Dementia Care Dyads: Promising Results From the RCT

Carol Whitlatch, Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, Steven Zarit, Allison Heid, Elia Femia

Description of the SHARE program, and presents the feasibility and efficacy findings from a randomized controlled trial with 128 dyads.

SYMPOSIUM: THE EVOLUTION OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM-CARE INTEGRATION IN THE US, CHINA, TAIWAN AND JAPAN
July 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Salon 4 (M)

Ye Fan Wang Glavin, Chair, and Richard Browdie, Co-Chair

SYMPOSIUM: ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION: LESSONS FROM FOUR INITIATIVES
July 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Salon 5 (M)

Elder Abuse Prevention: Lessons From Four Initiatives

Farida K. Ejaz and Bonnie Olsen, Co-Chairs
Mary Twomey, Discussant

Four different projects funded by the Administration for Community Living for the prevention of elder abuse are discussed.

Identifying and Reporting Older Patients at Risk of Abuse to Adult Protective Services

Farida K. Ejaz, Miriam Rose, Lauren Borato, Deborah Billa and Raymond Kirsch

Discussion of a collaboration between APS and a large healthcare organization in which the goal was to train clinicians in identifying and reporting elder abuse.

PAPER: CAREGIVING AND CARE VALUES
July 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Salon 3 (M)

Decreasing Unmet Needs for Caregiver Respite and BRI Care Consultation

Miriam S. Rose, David M. Bass, Branka Primetica, Keith Kearney, Julie H. Rentsch, Mark Kunik, Jennifer Miller and Tom Hornick

Among 148 family caregivers of veterans with dementia, unmet respite need was found to decline significantly after 12 months of participation in the partnership version of BRI Care Consultation, particularly in situations where veterans were more impaired.

POSTER: LATE BREAKER POSTER SESSION 5
July 26, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, West Hall (CC)

Decision-Making Involvement and Care Values of African American Persons With Dementia

Kalisha Bonds, Christopher S. Lee, Carol J. Whitlatch and Karen S. Lyons

The perception of decision-making involvement by the person with dementia was associated with both members of the dyad; therefore, it is important to take a dyadic approach to better understand decisions of the person with dementia.

SYMPOSIUM: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON AGING IN PLACE
July 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, Room 3001 (CC)

Elderly Chinese and Korean Immigrants Aging-in-Place in Senior Housing

Minzhi Ye, Lin Chen and Eva Kahana

This ethnographic study used participatory observations and face-to-face, in-depth interviews to explore elderly Asian residents' healthcare experiences

POSTER: AGING IN PLACE AND GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY
July 26, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, West Hall (CC)

Planning for Moves in Late Life: Who Plans and How Does Planning Influence Outcomes?

Eva Kahana, Minzhi Ye, Boaz Kahana AND Lin Chen and Caleb Diaz-Spatharos

This research examined characteristics of older adults who undertake planned versus unplanned moves from their independent community residence.

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About Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (www.benrose.org): The mission of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is to advance support for older adults and caregivers. Our work is accomplished by deepening the understanding of their evolving needs in a changing society; developing and delivering innovative, high-quality solutions; and promoting effective public policies. Founded in 1908, Benjamin Rose provides direct service to older adults and their caregivers, engages in applied social research, and leads advocacy efforts in support of older adults.