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M.A. Theses

M.A. Theses Catalog


Name

Thesis Title

Date

Erin Fisher

GeorgiaCares Community Outreach Events: An Evaluation

2012

Danelle S. Hubbard

Alzheimer's Disease and Intimacy: A Content Analysis of Resources Avaliable through 
the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging

2012

Renu Kumar

Marriage and Memory in Older Adults

2012

Yarkasah P. Paye

"Men Don't Talk": Examining the Dynamics of Men's Co-resident Relationships in
Assisted Living

2012

Navtej K. Sandhu

Exploring the Influence of Functional Status on Older Adults' Social Relationships in
Assisted Living Communities,

2012

Antonius D. Skipper

Examining the validity and reliability of the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence
Scale-6 (ABC-6) in a diverse group of older adults

2012

Yin Wu

Mind-body exercise and cognitive function: potential approaches to manage
cognitive impairment- a meta-analysis

2012

Abhinandan Batra

Comparative Study of the Effects of Tai Chi and Strength Training on Osteoarthritis
in Older Adults

2011

Zhiyu Chen

Knowledge and Perceptions: Chinese Older Adults' Willingness to Use Institutional
Elder Care

2011

Amber S. Meadows

Men Feel it too: An Examination of Body Image and Disordered Eating among Older Males

2011

Jessica L. Pruitt

The Relationship between Stress, Cortisol Reactivity and Memory Performance in
Younger and Older Adults

2011

Vicki Stanley

Decision-Making Processes of Primary Informal Caregivers Regarding Care Recipients'
Moves to Memory Care

2011

Qi Wang

Intergenerational Solidarity and Its Effects on Life Satisfaction Among Chinese Elders

2011

Nia MaLika Reed

The Relationship between Subjective Memory and Objective Cognition, Depression,
and Anxiety by Dementia Status

2010

Karuna Sharma

"I Miss My Country, but My World is with My Children": Examining the Family and
Social Lives of Older Indian Immigrants in the United States

2010

Amanda Kathryn Trujillo

Age Differences in Word Recall Predictions

2010

Tracy Cermak

Developmentally Disabled Older Adults in Georgia: Rural, Metropolitan, and
Urban Long Term Housing Availability

2009

Ailie Glover

Administrators in Assisted Living: Who They Are and What They Do

2009

Zhen Guo

Lonliness of Older Adults in Rural China

2009

Shanzhen Luo

Medication Management and Regulation in Assisted Living Facilities in the
State of Georgia,

2009

Amanda M. White

Death and Dying in Assisted Living

2009

Tiffany Lenell Young

Age Differences in Substance Use and Social Support among Recently Incarcerated
Adult Females

2009

Jennifer L. Griffith

Linking Social Support and Sexual Interest among Older Adults in Intimate
Romantic Relationships

2008

Porsha Hall

The Exercise Attitudes, Perceptions, and Perceived Outcomes of Older Minority
Women Participating in a Fall Prevention Program

2008

Dianne Maureen  O'Donnell

Client and Caregiver Perceptions of Adult Day Services: A Program Evaluation

2008

Robert Douglas Young

African American Longevity Advantage: Myth or Reality? A Racial Comparison
of Supercentenarian Data

2008

Karen Andrea Armstrong

The Relationship of Health Literacy and Locus of Control to Medication Compliance
in Older African Americans.

2007

 Zhiqing Li

Factors Contributing to Job Retention of Direct Care Staff in Urban
Assisted Living Facilities,

2007

Huali Qin

Adding Life to Years: Predicting Subjective Quality of Life among
Chinese Oldest-Old

2007

April Dawn Ross

Caring for Residents with Dementia in Assisted Living Facilities:
The Experiences of the Care Staff,

2007

Ying Tang

Job Satisfaction among Case Managers for Community-dwelling Older Adults

2007

Neela M. Lakatoo

Older Adults' Satisfaction with Physical Therapists' Communication and
Physical Therapy Treatment

2006

Davette A. Taylor – Harris

Senior Multipurpose Facilities and Quality of Life among African American
Older Adults: A Case Study

2006