Dawn C. Carr

Exploring ways to facilitate healthy and active aging

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Popular Press Articles:

Spectrum Magazine:
http://spectrummag.wpengine.com/spectrum-magazine/

“You’re As Old As You Think: The number on your driver’s license is just a number.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/youre-as-old-as-you-think/

“Flex Your Creative Muscles: Engaging your artistic side is a key to vitality”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/flex-your-creative-muscles/

“Thriving When We’re Social: It turns out friends are more valuable than silver and gold.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/thriving-when-were-social/

“The Present Is A Gift: Don’t squander today longing for the past.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/the-present-is-a-gift/

“Doing Good Feels Good: Your time and service is as valuable as ever.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/doing-good-feels-good/

“On The Move: One new and one veteran Spectrum team member exemplify the company’s core values of excellence and personal growth.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/on-the-move/

“Get Smart…Or Don’t: Do smartphones connect people or alienate them? That depends on who’s using them.” http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/get-smart-or-dont/

“Distinguished Resident, His Honor: Distinguished resident Harold Moss has devoted his life to country, community and family.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/distinguished-resident-his-honor/

“Exercise Made Easy:It doesn’t take a fancy workout program to reap the benefits of a more active lifestyle.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/exercise-made-easy/

“Are Your Medical Wishes Up To Date?: Many states are changing regulations for advance directives.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/are-your-medical-wishes-up-to-date/

“The Ties That Bind:Spectrum communities help create important connections”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/the-ties-that-bind/

“Staying Sharp: Researchers disagree on the best ways to keep our brains in top shape as we age. While brain challenges have been popular for years, the latest studies are leaning toward picking up a yoga class rather than a pencil.”
http://magazine.spectrumretirement.com/staying-sharp/

Research Reports:

Straker, J.K., Carr, D. C., & Chow, K. (2007). Ohio’s PASSPORT Providers. Scripps Gerontology Center, Oxford, OH.

To see a research brief describing this report, click here.

Kunkel, S.R., Straker, J.K., & Carr, D. C. (2007). PASSPORT quality assurance and quality management. Scripps Gerontology Center, Oxford, OH.

To see a research brief describing this report, click here.

Straker, J.K., Carr, D.C., Chow, K., & Lokon, E. (2007). Providing quality home and community-based services through PASSPORT. Scripps Gerontology Center, Oxford, OH.

To see a research brief describing this report, click here.

Straker, J.K., Nelson, I.M., & Carr, D. C. (2005). Educating caregivers about caregiving: An evaluation of the Council on Aging Learning Advantages Program for informal caregivers. Scripps Gerontology Center, Oxford, OH.

To see a research brief describing this report, click here.

Muschert, G. W., Young-Spillers, M., & Carr, D. C. (2005). Child abduction policy:  Influenced by media coverage or empirical data? Columbus, OH:  Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

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