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A protocol for Removing Environmental Barriers to Independent Living (REBIL): An adapted evidence-based occupational therapy intervention

Describes the development of REBIL, an intervention to reduce barriers to participation and prevent falls for people aging with long-term physical disabilities, and the protocol for a randomized controlled trial to test the intervention.

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Citation: Chen, S.-W., Somerville, E., Devine, M., Stark, S. (2022). A protocol for removing environmental barriers to independent living (REBIL): An adapted evidence-based occupational therapy intervention to increase community participation for individuals aging with long-term physical disabilities. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 03080226221126901.


COVID-19 Factors associated with depressive symptoms in people aging with long-term physical disabilities.

Describes factors (including loneliness, anxiety and financial stress) associated with depressive symptoms for participants of our longitudinal cohort study during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Citation: Chen, S.-W., Rice, S., Storey, K., Keglovits, M., Devine, M., Yan, Y., Stark, S., (2022). COVID-19: Factors associated with depressive symptoms in people aging with long-term physical disabilities. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 15394492221107557.


Aging with disability symptoms and ability to participate in, and satisfaction with, social participation among persons aged 45-64

Describes relationships among symptoms (pain, fatigue and depression) and social participation from Years 1 and 3 of our longitudinal cohort study.

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Citation: Putnam, M., Morgan, K., Heeb, R., Yan, Y., Chen, S.-W., Stark, S. L. (2022). Aging with disability symptoms and ability to participate in, and satisfaction with, social participation among persons aged 45–64. Healthcare, 10(5), 903.


Aging with long-term physical disability: Cohort analysis of survey sample in the U.S.

Describes the social, demographic, health and participation data from Year 1 of our longitudinal cohort study.

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Citation: Morgan, K. A., Putnam, M., Espin-Tello, S. M., Keglovits, M., Campbell, M., Yan, Y., Wehmeier, A., & Stark, S. Aging with long-term physical disability: Cohort analysis of survey sample in the U.S. [version 1: peer review: awaiting peer review]. F1000Research, 11, 68


Sociodemographic differences in respondent preferences for survey formats: Sampling bias and potential threats to external validity

Describes an analysis of data from Year 2 of our longitudinal cohort study. This analysis explores relationships between participant characteristics and their choice of phone or web-based survey.

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Citation: Chen, S.-W., Keglovits, M., Devine, M., Stark, S. Sociodemographic differences in respondent preferences for survey formats: Sampling bias and potential threats to external validity. (2022). Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation, 4(1), 1001.


Factors influencing participation among adults aging with long-term physical disability

Presents qualitative data from Year 1 of our longitudinal cohort study. People aging with long-term physical disabilities responded to open-ended questions about their health and participation.

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Citation: Heeb, R., Putnam, M., Keglovits, M., Weber, C., Campbell, M., Stark, S., & Morgan, K. Factors influencing participation among adults aging with long-term physical disability. (2021). Disability and Health Journal, 15(1), 101169.


Development and implementation of a community-based research network

Describes the development of our community-based research network connecting researchers and community organizations to explore the participation needs of people who are aging with disabilities.

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Citation: Minor, B. C., Dashner, J., Espin-Tello, S. M., Bollinger, R., Keglovits, M., Stowe, J., Campbell, M., & Stark, S. L. (2020). Development and implementation of a community-based research network. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1-24.


Examination of community participation of adults with disabilities: Comparing age and disability onset

Explores community participation between adults 50 years and younger compared to those over age 50, as well as between persons with early (age 40 years or younger) or later (over age 40) onset of disability.

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Citation: Dashner, J., Espin-Tello, S. M., Snyder, M., Hollingsworth, H., Keglovits, M., Campbell, M. L., Putnam, M., & Stark, S. Examination of community participation of adults with disabilities: Comparing age and disability onset. Journal of Aging and Health, 31(10_suppl): 169s-194s.