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Evidence to Programs

Evidence to Programs Toolkit on Evidence-Based Programming for Seniors The Community Research Center for Senior Health (CRC-SH) has launched a new resource in the arena of evidence-based programs, EvidenceToPrograms.com.  The CRC-SH partners with community based organizations (CBOs) that are interested in promoting the health and well-being of seniors by implementing evidence-based programs (EBPs). Their experience suggests […]

Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award

Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award  In October of 2010, RCI released “Averting the Caregiving Crisis: Why We Must Act Now”, a position paper outlining 12 recommendations for addressing our nation’s caregiving crisis. To sharpen our focus and advance this agenda, in 2013 we restated the twelve original recommendations as six strategic initiatives in “Averting […]

Research & Development Sites

Research & Development Sites Background Researchers housed at these universities are actively involved with the RCI in the dissemination of evidence-based caregiver programs across the country. Center for Applied Research on Aging & Health, Thomas Jefferson University Emory University School of Nursing Margaret Blenkner Research Institute New York University School of Medicine Stanford University School […]

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Sharon Ostwald, PhDE-mail: sharon.k.ostwald@uth.tmc.eduOVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: The focus of this intervention was on the caregiver- stroke survivor dyad, and provided education, counseling, skill training and community referrals in joint sessions at home and/or mailed to the couple. The intervention lasted for the […]

PROJECT CLUES: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons with Severe Disabilities

PROJECT CLUES: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons with Severe Disabilities PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Timothy R. Elliott, PhDDepartment of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXEmail: telliott@tamu.edu OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: Developed in 2002 with support from the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the National Institute of Disability Research and Rehabilitation, National Center […]

Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral® (TCARE®)

Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral® (TCARE®) PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Rhonda J. V. Montgomery, PhDHelen Bader School of Social WelfareUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeP.O. Box 786Milwaukee, WI 53201E-mail: rjvmont@tcarenavigator.com.OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF THE CAREGIVER PROGRAM: TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral®) is an evidence-based, six step care management program developed in 2007 by Dr. Rhonda JV Montgomery and colleagues at […]

The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends

The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Jennifer L. Wolff, Ph.DDepartment of Health Policy and ManagementJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health624 North Broadway, Room 692Baltimore, MD 21205E-mail: jwolff@jhsph.edu For information about Guided Care, please send an email to: guided@jhsph.edu.OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends (GCPFF) […]

PROJECT FOCUS: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers with Spinal Cord Injuries

PROJECT FOCUS: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers with Spinal Cord Injuries PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Timothy R. Elliott, PhDDepartment of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXE-mail: telliott@tamu.edu OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: Developed in 1996 with support from the Centers for Disease Control, Project FOCUS is an individualized problem-solving intervention provided to family caregivers of persons with […]