de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging


2002 - 2003 Scholars

The Healthy Aging Scholars with Rheba de Tornyay (in red) at the May 2003 Scholars Presentations & Reception

The Healthy Aging Scholars with Rheba de Tornyay (in red) at the May 2003 Scholars Presentations & Reception.

Below is a list of scholarship recipients for the 2002-2003 academic year and their research topics. 




Faculty Mentor

Katie Anne AdamsonSpiritual Care for the Dying Elderly PatientMarie Annette Brown
 Katrina Atiya MalkinInternet Resources for Homebound Seniors in SeattleBrenda Zierler
 Irawati LamCulturally Competent Care Practices in a Long-term Care Facility Serving Primarily Chinese ClientsHeather Young
 Elizabeth M. UshkaSelf-Training for Age-Associated Memory DeclineDebbie Ward
 Tawnya Elaine HorsleyRecommendations for Transitioning into a Nursing Home or Assisted Living FacilityHeather Young
 Laura Acle CutchinsAging and IntimacyVicky Hertig
 Melanie McMillan WintersThe Continuum of Professional Support Desired by Consumers on Self-Directed CareSuzanne Sikma
 Thuy T. NguyenRoles of Consumers, Case Managers, and Individual Providers in Implementing Self-Directed Care in Washington StateSuzanne Sikma
Kori DewingMotivation for Participation in Physical Activity in Older Adults Residing in Retirement CommunitiesBasia Belza
 Lisa RehbergerChoosing Artificial Nutrition and Hydration: An Examination of the Decision Making Process of Surrogate Decision MakersMargaret Dimond
 Cheryl BauermeisterThe Transition Experience of Older Adults Relocating to Assisted LivingMargaret Dimond
Katharine DexterResolution of Elder Mistreatment ComplaintsHeather Young
 Karen GilbertCommunity Based Long Term Care in a Rural CommunityHeather Young
 Karla HeathRelationship of Nursing Assistant Satisfaction and Quality of Care in Nursing HomesHeather Young