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Dissertations from 2020

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The Influence of Medicare Insurance Type – Traditional Fee-For-Service v. Medicare Advantage – on Rehospitalizations for Patients with Heart Failure in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Andrea Elizabeth Lane Daddato

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The Effect of Job Demands, Control, and Support on Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Massachusetts Home Health and Supportive Home Care Aides, Hayley P. Gleason

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Occupational Stress and Job Satisfaction of Long Term Care Workers: The Impact of the Social Working Environment, Frances Hawes

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Sense of Control and Frailty Among Older Adults, Bon Kim

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Family Ties and Subjective Aging in Later Life, Yijung K. Kim

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Aging with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Analysis of Physical Activity Engagement, Danielle A. Waldron

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Intergenerational Relationships and Sleep in Aging Families, Haowei Wang

Dissertations from 2019

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The Role of the Environmental Context in Advance Care Planning Among Older Adults, Brittany E. Gaines

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Health Consequences of Retirement Among Married Couples, Sae Hwang Han

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Developing Age-Friendly Communities: Evidence from Multiple Case Studies, Patricia A. Oh

Dissertations from 2018

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Examining the Effects of Professional Non-Nursing Staffing on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, Ian H. Livingstone

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Driving and Expectation to Age in Place for Older Adults along the Urbanicity Continuum, Lorilei Michaud Richardson

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Social Relationships and Obesity in Later Life, Jane L. Tavares

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Grandchild Care and Marital Quality in Later Life, Shuangshuang Wang

Dissertations from 2017

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Cognition and Driving Status: Identifying Risk of Cessation in Older Adults, Kristen E. Anderson

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Geographic Mobility and Place Attachment in Later Life, Abigail A. Butt

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Trajectories of Retirement in Later Life: A Group-Based Modeling Approach, Bruce R. Haimowitz

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Understanding the Role of Driver, Vehicle, Environment, and Policy Factors in Crash Injury Severity among Older Adults in the United States, Chae Man Lee

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Multiple Roles in Later Life: Role Enhancement and Conflict and Their Effects on Psychological Well-Being, Emma D. Quach

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Intergenerational Financial Exchange and Cognitive Well-Being among Older Adults in China, Ping Xu

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The Impacts of Life Events on Depression in Later Life among Older Among Immigrants, Mai See Yang

Dissertations from 2016

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The Impact of Social Network and Neighborhood Characteristics on the Driving Status of Older Adults: The Moderating Role of Gender, Kelli N. Barton

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Letting Go: The Influence of Clinicians and Proxy Decision-Makers on Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments, Elizabeth C. Chen

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Negotiating Home Care Work: Experiences of Agency and Independent Aides Caring for Older Adults, Judith M. Conahan

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Understanding How State Policy Influences Driving Status in Older Adults, Emily A. Gadbois

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Service Utilization among People with Cognitive Impairment: Does Living Alone Make a Difference?, Tamara Harden Herrick

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Life-Course Informal Care and Retirement Preparation: Is there a Measurable Care Penalty?, Elizabeth Johns

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Social Relationships and All-Cause Mortality in Late Life, Hyo Jung Lee

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Social Determinants of Falls: The Role of Social Support and Depression Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults, Lien T. Quach

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Living Alone and Subsequent Living Arrangement Transitions among Older Americans, Yao-Chi Shih

Dissertations from 2015

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Marital History and Retirement Security: An Empirical Analysis of the Work, Family, and Gender Relationship, Lauren A. Martin Palmer

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Resilience in the Face of Adversity: Aging with HIV/AIDS, Kristen E. Porter

Dissertations from 2014

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The Effects of Loneliness and Social Isolation on Hypertension in Later Life: Including Risk, Diagnosis and Management of the Chronic Condition, Caitlin E. Coyle

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Patterns of Dissaving Among U.S. Elders, Deborah Gray

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The Impact of Childhood SES on Decline in Cognition among Older Adults, Jiyoung Lyu

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The Social Environment, APOE-e4, and Dementia: The Social Environment as a Moderating Factor Among Individuals Genetically Predisposed to Develop Dementia, Judith L. Poey

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Gender, Race, and Ethnic Differences in the Effects of Education on Depression in Later Life: The Mediating Roles of Mastery and Stress, Cathy Mae Wong

Dissertations from 2013

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Volunteering Among Surviving Spouses: The Impact of Volunteer Activity on the Health of the Recently Widowed, Kimberly J. Johnson

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Disability Status and Living Arrangements among Asian Older Adults in the United States, Seungah Hannah Lee

Dissertations from 2011

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The Role of Home Environments in Residential Adjustment Decision Making in Later Life, Kimberly Joy Stoeckel

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Analysis of Retirement Risk within Massachusetts State Agencies and Use of Post-Retirement Contracting as a Workforce Planning Tool, Andrea T. Tull

Dissertations from 2010

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The Effects of Childbearing Patterns on the Timing of Retirement, Hsiao-Yin Chung

Dissertations from 1998

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Nursing Home Ownership and Public Policy: An Historical Analysis, K. R. Kaffenberger