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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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  • Beach, P. M. (1997). "An Assessment of Minnesota Community Education Programs and Programming for Older Adult Learners".
  • Beach, P. M. (1997). "A Policy Analysis of Minnesota's Vulnerable Adults Act as it Applies to Older Adults".
  • Booth, C. M. (1988). "The Effects of Childlessness on the Elderly Widow".
  • Cornish, S. A. (2008) "The Exploration of Creating "Home" for Older Adults in an Assisted Living Community."
  • Eke, M. J. (1991). "Adult Day Care: A Study of Service Diversification in the Nursing Home Setting".
  • Farrah Miller, E.A. (2001)."Characteristics of Employee Caregiving at Two Long-Term Care Facilities."
  • Johansen, J. L. (1987). "The Employed Person as Caregiver to the Elderly".
  • Kent, P. L. (1984). "A Pilot Program Evaluation Project of a Psychogeriatric Treatment Unit in a State Mental Hospital Population: Characteristics, Levels of Impairment, Identified Needs, and Possible Treatment Program Priorities".
  • Kyllo, K. M. (1985) "Attitudes of Minneapolis' Elderly Toward Housing and an Examination of Minneapolis Public Housing for the Elderly".
  • Leach, A. (2003). "A Comparison of Two Community-Based Respite Programs for Dementia Patients and their Caregivers: Adult Day Centers and In-Home Respite Care".
  • Larson, D. L. (1997). "The Role of Leadership in Organizational Change".
  • McKinney, M.K. (1968). "Cohesiveness and Attitude Convergence in Small Groups".
  • Merriman-Johnson, J. (1991) "Services Available to Aging and Elderly Individuals with Development Disabilities in Minnesota Development Region Nine". 
  • Owens, M. (1999). "Leadership Skill Training Needs of Licensed Nursing Staff as Perceived by Directors of Nursing Services, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants".
  • Prosen, S. (2002). "Assisted Living: A Study of Conversions in the Nursing Home Setting".
  • Roche, S. (2007). "Correlation of Certified Nursing Assistants Satisfaction and Resident Satisfaction in Minnesota Skilled Nursing Facilities". 
  • Runte, S. E. (1988). "Funding of Women's Programs by Minnesota Foundations".
  • Ruzin, R.S. (2007). "Will Cuurent Assisted Living [sic] Communities provide the Features that Meet the Needs and Values of the Baby Boom Generation"?
  • Schmit, S. L. (1995). "Inventory and Assessment of Marketing Efforts of Title III Nutrition Projects in Minnesota".
  • Vershelde, C. (2008). "Psychological Meaning for Caregivers Regarding Placement of their Family Member with Alzheimer's Disease into a Nursing Home".


  • Anderson, K. A. (1984). "The Historical Relationship of the Nation's Social, Political, and Economic Conditions during the Twentieth Century and the Impact These Had on the Older Population".
  • Anderson, M. A. (1996). "An Overview of Dementia Special Care Units in Nursing Homes".
  • Anderson, R. K. (1989). "Housing for the Elderly: An Overview of the Options Available in Nine Counties in Southern Minnesota".
  • Balke, S. (1992). "Introductory Guidelines: Manual for Fund Raisers in Small Organizations".
  • Bradley, M. J. (2008). "Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in the 21st Century: Control Methods in Nursing Facilities in Minnesota".
  • Chalin, M. B. (2003). "Temporary Staffing and its Effect on the Quality of Care in Minnesota Nursing Facilities". 
  • Glade, P. L. (1995). "The Implications of Retirement for Developmentally Disabled Older Adults".
  • Kubei, P.T. (2003). "The Problem of Job Disstisfacton in Nursing Homes and the Leadership Prospect". 
  • Lundin, N. D. P. (1989). "Aging and the Mentally Retarded".
  • Mortimore, D. J. (1985). "Adult Day Care in Waseca County, Minnesota: A Feasibility Study".
  • Murfield, M. J. (1990). "Older Adults Reentering the Work Force".
  • O' Shaughnessy, K. (2001). "A Comparison Between the Medicare System and Canada's Health Care System: How Access to Prescription Drugs Affects the Health of Elders in the United States and Canada".
  • Porter, A. J. (1992). "Intergenerational Programming: Child Care in Long-Term Care Facilities".
  • Prinster, B. (2003). "An Analysis of Hospice in the United States, 1960-2002". 
  • Rehwaldt, M. M. (1986). "Senior Peer Counseling: A Program in Action".
  • Schuttinga, M. (2004). "Spirituality and Hospice".
  • Scilley, K. M. (1992). "Increasing Staff-Resident Interaction in a Long-Term Care Nursing Facility Using Enhanced Job Structure".
  • Selvey, J. A. (1994). "Adult Foster Care".
  • Wolters, B. (2009). "What is the Status of Gerontology Courses in Social Work Curricula"?