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Publications

Elder Abuse

Meyer, K., Yonashiro-Cho, J., Gassoumis, Z. D., Mosqueda, L., Han, D., & Wilber, K. H. (in press). What can elder mistreatment researchers learn about primary prevention from family violence intervention models? The Gerontologist. PubMed | doi

DeLiema, M., Yonashiro-Cho, J., Gassoumis, Z. D., Yon, Y. Y., & Conrad, K. J. (in press). Using latent class analysis to identify profiles of elder abuse perpetrators. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social and Psychological Sciences. PubMed | doi

Yon, Y., Mikton, C., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (in press). The prevalence of self-reported elder abuse among older women in community settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi

Yon, Y. Y., Mikton, C., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2017). A research protocol to guide the systematic review and meta-analysis of elder abuse prevalence studies. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement, 36(2), 256-265. PubMed | doi

Yon, Y. Y., Mikton, C., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2017). Elder abuse prevalence: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Global Health, 5(2), e147-e156. PubMed | doi

Quinn, M.J., Nerenberg, L., Navarro, A. E., & Wilber, K. H. (2017). Developing an undue influence screening tool for adult protective services. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 29(2-3), 157-185. PubMed | doi

Yonashiro-Cho, J., Meyer, K., & Wilber, K. H. (2017). The aging network. In X. Dong (Ed.), Elder abuse: Research, practice and policy (pp 297-315). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. WorldCat | doi

DeLiema, M., Homeier, D. C., Anglin, D., Li, D., & Wilber, K. H. (2016). The forensic lens: Bringing elder neglect into focus in the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 68(3), 371-377. PubMed | doi

DeLiema, M., Navarro, A. E., Moss, M., & Wilber, K. H. (2016). Prosecutors' perspectives on elder justice using an elder abuse forensic center. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(4), 780-795. doi

Navarro, A. E., Wysong, J., DeLiema, M., Schwartz, E. L., Nichol, M. B., & Wilber, K. H. (2016). Inside the black box: The case review process of an elder abuse forensic center. The Gerontologist, 56(4), 772-781. PubMed | doi

DeLiema, M., Yon, Yongjie, & Wilber, K.H. (2016). Tricks of the trade: Motivating sales agents to con older adults. The Gerontologist, 56(2), 335-344. PubMed | doi

Wilber, K. H, Yonashiro-Cho, J., Navarro, A. E., & Alkema, G. E. (2015). Social work practice and policies affecting older adults: Policies related to competency and proxy issues. In D. B. Kaplan & B. Berkman (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of social work in health and aging (2nd ed., pp. 661-670). New York: Oxford University Press. WorldCat | link

Gassoumis, Z.D., Navarro, A.E., & Wilber, K.H. (2015). Protecting victims of elder financial exploitation: The role of an elder abuse forensic center in referring victims for conservatorship. Aging & Mental Health, 19(9), 790-798. PubMed | doi

DeLiema, M., Navarro, A. E., Enguidanos, S. & Wilber, K. H. (2015). Voices from the frontlines: Examining elder abuse from multiple professional perspectives. Health and Social Work, 40(2), e15-e24. doi

Wood, S., Rakela, B., Navarro, A. E., Liu, P.-J., Wilber, K. H., Bernatz, S., & Homeier, D. (2014). Neuropsychological profiles of victims of financial elder exploitation at the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 26(4), 414-423. PubMed | doi

Enguidanos, S. M., DeLiema, M., Aguilar, I., Lambrinos, J., & Wilber, K.H. (2014). Multicultural voices: Attitudes of older adults in the United States about elder mistreatment. Ageing and Society, 34(5), 877-903. PubMed | doi

Navarro, A. E., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2013). Holding abusers accountable: An elder abuse forensic center increases criminal prosecution of financial exploitation. The Gerontologist, 53(2), 303-312. PubMed | doi

DeLiema, M., Gassoumis, Z. D., Homeier, D. C., & Wilber, K. H. (2012). Determining prevalence and correlates of elder abuse using promotores: Low-income immigrant Latinos report high rates of abuse and neglect. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60(7), 1333-9. PubMed | doi

Conrad, K. J., Iris, M., Riding, J., Fairman, K. P., Rosen, K., & Wilber, K. H. (2011). Conceptual model and map of financial exploitation of older adults. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 23(4), 304-325. PubMed | doi

Conrad, K. J., Iris, M., Riding, J., Langley, K., Wilber, K. H. (2010). Self-report measure of financial exploitation of older adults. The Gerontologist, 50(6), 758-773. PubMed | doi

Navarro, A. E., Wilber, K. H., Yonashiro, J., & Homeier, D. (2010). Do we really need another meeting? Lessons from the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. The Gerontologist, 50(5), 702-711. PubMed | doi

Healthcare Systems and Services

Coulourides Kogan, A., Wilber, K., & Mosqueda, L. (2016). Moving toward implementation of person-centered care for older adults in community-based medical and social service settings: "You only get things done when working in concert with clients". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(1), e8-e14. PubMed | doi

Coulourides Kogan, A., Wilber, K., & Mosqueda, L. (2016). Person-centered care for older adults with chronic conditions and functional impairment: A systematic literature review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(1), e1-e7. PubMed | doi

Holup, A. A., Gassoumis, Z. D., Wilber, K. H., & Hyer, K. (2016). Community discharge of nursing home residents: The role of facility characteristics. Health Services Research, 51(2), 645-666. PubMed | doi

Newquist, D., DeLiema, M., & Wilber, K. H. (2015). Beware of data gaps in home care research: The streetlight effect and its implications for policy making on long-term services and supports. Medical Care Research and Review, 72(5), 622-640. PubMed | doi

Wilber, K. H., Saliba, D., Newcomer, R., & Fulbright, K. (2013). Memorandum on Current Assessment Approaches and Domains. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Borun Center. link

Ray, L., Fulbright, K., Saliba, D., Newcomer, R., & Wilber, K. H. (2013). Memorandum on External Recommendations for Standardized Assessment in the United States. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Borun Center. link

Ray, L., Fulbright, K., Saliba, D., Newcomer, R., & Wilber, K. H. (2013). Memorandum Comparing Four States' Comprehensive Assessment Systems. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Borun Center. link

Gassoumis, Z. D., Fike, K. T., Rahman, A. N., Enguidanos, S. M., & Wilber, K. H. (2013). Who transitions to the community from nursing homes? Comparing patterns and predictors for short-stay and long-stay residents. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 32(2), 75-91. PubMed | doi

Kogan, A. C., Brumley, R., Wilber, K., & Enguidanos, S. (2012). Physician factors that influence patient referrals to end-of-life care. American Journal of Managed Care, 18(11):e416-e422. PubMed

Navarro, A. E., Enguidanos, S. & Wilber, K. H. (2012). Identifying risk of hospital readmission among Medicare-aged patients: An approach using routinely collected data. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 31(2), 181-95. PubMed | doi

Zingmond D. S., Ettner S. L., Wilber K. H., & Wenger N. S. (2011). Association of claims-based quality of care measures with outcomes among community-dwelling vulnerable elders. Medical Care, 49(6), 553-9. PubMed | doi

Yan, T., & Wilber, K. H. (2011). Motivating high-risk older adults to exercise: Does coaching matter? Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 30(2), 84-95. PubMed | doi

Thomas, K. E., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2010). Conversion diversion: Does participating in a Social HMO reduce the likelihood of converting from short-stay to long-stay nursing facility placement? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 11(5), 333-337. PubMed | doi

Economic Security

Gassoumis, Z. D., Wilber, K. H., & Torres-Gil, F. M. (2015). The economic security of Latino baby boomers: Implications for future retirees and for healthcare funding in the U.S. In W. Vega, K. Markides, J. Angel, & F. Torres-Gil (Eds.), Challenges of Latino aging in the Americas (pp. 355-378). New York: Springer. WorldCat | link

Gassoumis, Z. D. (2012). The recession's impact on racial and ethnic minority elders: Wealth loss differences by age, race and ethnicity (Policy Brief). Los Angeles, CA: USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging. link

Torres-Gil, F., Gassoumis, Z., & Wilber, K. (2012). Latino baby boomers: New elders for a diverse America. In R. R. Verdugo (Ed.), The demography of the Hispanic population: Selected essays (pp. 125-144). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. WorldCat | link

Gassoumis, Z. D., Lincoln, K. D., & Vega, W. A. (2011). How low-income minorities get by in retirement: Poverty levels and income sources (Policy Brief). Los Angeles, CA: USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging. link

Vega, W. A., & Gassoumis, Z. D. (2011). Primer: Impact of Social Security and proposed benefit changes on the Latino population (Primer). Los Angeles, CA: USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging. link

Gassoumis, Z. D., Wilber, K. H., Baker, L, & Torres-Gil, F. (2010). Who are the Latino baby Boomers? Demographic and economic characteristics of a hidden population. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 22(1), 53-68. PubMed | doi

Gassoumis, Z. D., Wilber, K. H., & Torres-Gil, F. (2008). Latino baby boomers: A hidden population (Policy Brief No. 3). Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging. link

Halliwell, P. A., Gassoumis, Z., & Wilber, K. H. (2007). Social Security reform: Implications for Latino retirees (Policy Brief No. 2). Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging. link

Other

Gallo, H. B., Karimi, B., Abdulridha, M., Howard, J. L., Kiani, H., Maico, J. R., Peace, M. V., Sicley, B. S., Yoo, J., & Wilber, K. (in press). Social workers can help older adults prepare for and respond to natural and man-made emergencies. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. PubMed | doi

Yan, T., Silverstein, M., & Wilber, K. H. (2011). Does race/ethnicity affect aging anxiety in American baby boomers? Research and Aging, 33(4), 361-378. doi

Chang, E., Wilber, K. H., & Silverstein, M. (2010). The effects of childlessness on the care and psychological well-being of older adults with disabilities. Journal of Aging and Mental Health, 14(6), 712-719. PubMed | doi

Baker, M. O., & Wilber, K. H. (1995). Educating policy gerontologists: The impact of a policy specialization on career choice and career development. Educational Gerontology, 21(3), 219-230. doi