Publications

Upcoming Book
Caspi, E. (in press). Fighting for Dignity: Prevention of Distressing and Harmful Resident-to-Resident Interactions in Dementia in Long-Term Care Homes. Health Professions Press. Expected release: 2018

Under Review (peer-reviewed journal)

The circumstances surrounding the death of 105 elders as a result of resident-to-resident incidents in dementia in long-term care homes.

Selected Publications (peer-review journals) 

Caspi, E. (2017). Trust at stake: Is the “dual mission” of the U.S. Alzheimer’s Association out of balance? Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice.

Caspi, E. (2017). A federal survey deficiency citation is needed for resident-to-resident aggression in U.S. nursing homes. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 29(4), 193-212.

Caspi, E. (2015). Aggressive behaviors between residents with dementia in an assisted living residence. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 14(4), 528-546.

McDonald, L., Hitzig, S.L., Pillemer, K.A., Lachs, M.S., Beaulieu, M., Brownell, P., Burnes, D., Caspi, E., Du Mont, J., Gadsby, R., Goergen, T., Gutman, G., Hirst, S.P., Holmes, C., Khattak, S., Lowenstein, A., McNeil, S., Mirza, R.M., Moorhouse, A., Podnieks, E., Rideout, R., Robitaille, A., Rochon, P., Rosenberg, J., Sheppard, C., Tamblyn, Watts, L., & Thomas, C. (2015) Developing a research agenda on resident-to-resident aggression: Recommendations from a consensus conference. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 27, 146–167.

Caspi, E. (2014). Wayfinding difficulties among elders with dementia in an Assisted Living Residence. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 13(4), 429-450.

 Caspi, E. (2014). Does self-neglect occur among older adults with dementia when unsupervised in Assisted Living? An exploratory, observational study. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 26(2), 123-149.

 Caspi, E., Silverstein, N.M., Porell, F., and Kwan, N. (2009). Physician outpatient contacts and hospitalizations among cognitively-impaired elderly. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 5(1), 30-42.

Editorial

Caspi, E. (2016). Deaths as a result of resident-to-resident altercations in dementia in long-term care homes: A need for research, policy, and prevention. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 17(1), 7-11.

Letters to the Editor

Caspi, E. (2015). Policy Recommendation: The National Center for Prevention of Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Dementia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16, 527-534.

 Caspi, E. (2013). Time for change: Persons with dementia and “behavioral expressions,” not “behavior symptoms.” Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14(10), 768-769.

Caspi, E. (2013). M.D.S. 3.0 – A giant step forward but what about items on resident-to-resident aggression? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14(8), 624-625.

Publications (peer-reviewed journals; Aging in general; unrelated to people with dementia)

Anderson, N.D., Damianakis, T., Kroger, E., Wagner, L.M., Dawson, D.R., Binns, M.A., Bernstein, S., Caspi, E., & Cook, S.L., & The BRAVO Team (2014, Aug 25). The Benefits Associated with Volunteering Among Seniors: A Critical Review and Recommendations for Future Research. Psychological Bulletin. Advance online publication.

Caro, F.G., Burr, J.A., Caspi, E., and Mutchler, J.E. (2010). Motives that bridge diverse activities of older people. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 34(2), 115-134.

Caro, F.G., Caspi, E., Burr, J.A., and Mutchler, J.E. (2009). Global activity motivation and activities of older people. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 33(3), 191-208.