Older adults

Lifetime Traumatic Brain Injury History May Be Associated with Intermittent or Persistent Pain and Opioid Use

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).


Elder Abuse in the Time of COVID-19—Increased Risks for Older Adults and Their Caregivers

This article outlines how the current pandemic may impact older adults, their caregivers, and the caregiving context to increase elder abuse risk and present interventions for healthcare providers to consider that may help to reduce this risk. This was published in the August 2020 issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.


When Going Digital Becomes a Necessity: Ensuring Older Adults’ Needs for Information, Services, and Social Inclusion During COVID-19

The article in the Journal of Aging examines the immediate need for digital literacy for older adults who must suddenly learn to interact with health care providers, social services, and friends and family.

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