“Understanding the Context of Assisted Living” in
Assisted Living: Current
Issues in Facility Management and Resident Care. “The
Medicaid Program and Assisted Living Properties: How the Rules Stymie Government
and Industry Needs” in Seniors Housing and Care Journal, 2002 Vol 10.
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The Assisted Living Residence: A Vision for the Future,
Hopkins Press, forthcoming (March, 2007).
"AL Resident Assessment and the
Future of LTC" Assisted Living Consult, Jan/Feb 2007.
"The Hospital Experience,
Perspectives of Assisted Living Providers" in Improving Hospital
Care for Persons with Dementia Springer Publishing Company, Inc.
Assisted Living Become the Home of the Most Cognitively and Physically Frail?
Presentation to the Gerontological Society of America Conference, November 2005,
Environmental Correlates to Behavioral Health Outcomes in Alzheimer’s Special
Care Units, Co-Author with Zeisel J, Silverstein N, Lawton P and Holmes W,
The Gerontologist, vol 43, No 4, 2003
"The Medicaid Program and Assisted
Living Properties: How the Rules Stymie Government and Industry Needs"
Co-Author. Seniors Housing & Care Journal. Vol 10, No 1. 2002.
Organizational Characteristics of Special Care Units In Assisted Living and
Other Residential Settings, 8th International Conference on
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden, July, 2002
Resident Centered Information System for Assisted Living, Scientific
Program for ISQua’s 19th International Conference, Paris, France,
Measuring Levels of Coordination in Healthcare and Service Organizations,
55th Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, November 2002
Reliability and Validity of Assessment Data in Assisted Living, 55th
Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, November 2002
"Understanding the Context of Assisted Living,” in
Assisted Living: Current
Issues in Facility Management and Resident Care, Namazi and Chafetz, eds.,
Auburn House Press, 2001.
Aging in Place in Assisted Living, American Society on Aging and www,
“Environmental Design as a Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease” in
the Quality of Life in Advanced Dementia, Volicer et al, eds., Taylor and
Changing the Places Instead of the People: Home Adaptation for the Elderly
and Disabled, Co-Editor, with Susan Lanspery, Baywood Press, 1999.
“Using Outcome Measures to Provide Excellence in Alzheimer Care”,
Co-Author with Sue Levkoff, American Journal of Alzheimer Care, 1997.
“Staffing for Alzheimer Assisted Living,” Full-day symposium panel at
both the National Alzheimer Association and ALFA Conferences, Summer, 1996.
"Alzheimer Friendly Assisted Living
Regulation" The American Journal of Alzheimer" Disease.
"The Importance of a Consumer
Perspectve in Home Adaptation of Alzheimer's Households" in
Staying Put: Adapting the Places Instead of the People Baywood
Publishing Company, Inc. December, 1996
“Serving People With Dementia, Regulating Assisted Living and Residential
Care Settings,” Hearthstone Press, 1995.
“Best Practices: An Environment-Behavior (E-B) Model for Alzheimer Special
Care Units”, American Journal of Alzheimer Care, with John Zeisel and Sue
Levkoff, March/April 1994.
“Design Review Criteria for Special Care Alzheimer’s Units,” Poster
Session, 44th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Nov, 1992, Washington DC.
“Effect of Regulation on Assisted Living Facilities Serving People with
Dementia,” Spectrum: Proceedings of the
National Association of Senior Living Industries Annual Conference, May,
1993, Anaheim, CA
Special Care Units for People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia’s” Consumer
Education, Research, Regulatory and Reimbursement Issues,
State regulatory section, Contract with Office of Technology
Assessment, U.S. Congress, Washington, DC, September, 1992.
“Alzheimer’s Care in Residential Settings,” presentation at New England
Council on Seniors Housing, October, 1992.
“Adding Alzheimer’s Care to Assisted Living Services,” co-author,
Provider, September, 1992.
“Serving Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease,” co-author,
“Specialized Alzheimer’s Facilities: A New Methodology for Needs Analysis,”
American J. of Alzheimer Care and Research, Jan/Feb, 1991.
Conference Coordinator, IN OUR BACKYARD: Integrating Elder Housing with Services
and the PublicApproval Process. New England Gerontological Association and MIT
School of Architecture and Planning, May, 1990.
“Supportive Housing for the Elderly,”
The Guthrie Medical Journal,
Changing Times, Changing Economics: Experiences of Older Residents in
Boston’s North End, Gerontology Institute, December, 1989.
“The Physical Environment and the Care of Alzheimer’s Patients: An
Experiential Survey of Massachusetts’ Alzheimer’s Units."
American Journal of
Alzheimer’s Care and Research, June, 1989
“Alzheimer’s Unit Design.” Mass General Hospital/Harvard Univ., National
Alzheimer Center Conf. on SCUs, May, 1989, Guest Faculty, Co-author, Research
Agenda chapter of conference proceedings.
“Creating the Best Living Environment.” Alzheimer’s Disease Association
of Eastern Massachusetts, Annual Support Group Leaders Conference, May, 1989.
“The Impact of Regulation on Nursing Design.” American Association of
Homes for the Aging, April, 1989, Washington, DC.
Presentation on “Elder Housing Planning,” & “Design of Alzheimer’s Units.” American
Society on Aging, March, 1989, Washing DC.
Housing Status and Needs of Elders in Greater Boston: Report and
Recommendations, August, 1988.Gerontology Institute, UMass/Boston. November
“Utilizing an Existing Service System to Aid Alzheimer’s Victims and their
Families,” Co-author, presented at American Orthopsychiatric Association,
Co-editor, Alzheimer’s Committee Reports, bills of the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts Legislature, 1986