Center for Gerontology

Research

Featured Research

NSF-Smart Health and Wellbeing Program

Medium Collaborative Research: Non-Intrusive Mult-Patient Fall-Risk Monitoring

Overview: Risk of Falling and Older Adults

Fall Prevention in Late Life

Fear of Falling and Older Adults: Finding Balance

Professional Caregivers: What You Can Do to Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Center for Gerontology joins MetLife and NCPEA to conduct research on Financial Elder Abuse

MetLife Mature Market News

MetLife Broken Trust Study 2011

MetLife Broken Trust Highlights

MetLife Elder Abuse Family Tips 2011

MetLife Elder Abuse Older Adult Tips

Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Aging Women: Promoting Community Knowledge

An academic-community partnership between the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley and the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and supported by an award (R03HD059478) from the National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD).

Intimate Partner Violence in Late Life: A Review of Empirical Literature 1999-2009

MetLife Mature Market Institute
A Study on Elder Financial Abuse Prevention by the MetLife Mature Market Institute, the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, and the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Financial Abuse Costs Elders More Than $2.6 Billion Annually, According to MetLife Mature Market Institute Study, Though Four in Five Cases Are Not Reported

Broken Trust: Elders, Family, and Finances

Helpful Hints-Preventing Elder Financial Abuse for Family Caregivers

Helpful Hints-Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

Family Relations
Roberto, K.A., Blieszner, R., & Allen, K.R. (2006). Theorizing in Family Gerontology: New opportunities for research and practice. Family Relations, 55, 513-525.

Article Database:

Journal of Women & Aging
Roberto, K.A., Perkins, S.N., & Holland, A.K. (2007). Research on persistent pain in late life: Current topics and challenges. Journal of Women & Aging, 19(3/4), 5-20

Other Research