This topic area on research and policy studies and reports includes recent Department of Aging and Disability Services and other state and federal publications relevant to work with older Texans.
Ahn, S., Moudouni, D., Hochhalter, A. K., Smith, M. L., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Self-reported physical and mental health of older adults: The roles of caregiving and resources. Maturitas, 71(1), 68-69.
This study examined factors associated with self-reported physical and mental health, focusing on caregiving status and the availability of social supports and financial resources.
Ahn, S., Philips, K., Smith, M. L., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Correlates of volunteering among aging Texans: The roles of health indicators, spirituality, and social engagement. Maturitas, 69, 257-262.
This study aimed to identify participant characteristics associated with volunteering among older adults.
Ahn, S., Smith, M. L., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Does mental health mediate spiritual and physical health among older adults? Poster presented at the Aging In America Annual Conference (American Society on Aging), April 26-30, 2011, San Francisco, CA.
Ahn, S., Hochhalter, A. K., Stevens, A. B., Covin, J., Smith, M. L., & Ory, M. G. (2010). Resources preparedness and caregiving self-rating among older informal caregivers. Presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference, November 19-23, 2010, New Orleans, LA.
Updated: January 12, 2015