Research Associate, Aging Team (Family Group)
Adoption of Medical Technologies by Older Adults and the Relationship With Functional Disability
The overarching goal of the research was to examine the use of technology, in general, and of medical technologies, in particular, by older adults as well as their attitudes about the use of such technologies.
Telecare Services for Older Adults in Israel
The goals of this study were: (1) to identify and map the telecare services in Israel; (2) to identify the strategies used in Israel to promote the telecare services; (3) to identify challenges and barriers to the use of telecare services; (4) to present options for the large-scale deployment of telecare services in Greece, based on the Israeli experience.
Transgenerational Community: Summative Evaluation Study
The objective of this research was to examine the degree to which the objectives of the pilot program were achieved according to success indicators defined in its logical model with reference to the three focal areas: individual, community, and local organizations.
Family Caregivers in the World of Work
The study goals were to provide information to the program implementers, participating organizations, and JDCESHEL on the scale of this phenomenon and to examine the implementation of the program and the perceived contribution at both the organizational and individual levels.
The Shaked program – Municipal Centers for Family Caregivers: Formative and Summary Evaluation
The evaluation had two main goals: 1. Formative evaluation: To design a tool for use by the centers (intake questionnaire), to characterize the target population, to examine organizational aspects of implementation of the program, and todesign measures for ongoing evaluation. The goal in this respect was to help to design the program and build tools to be used in the future 2. Summary evaluation: To examine satisfaction with the program and its perceived contribution for family members and the elderly person and for the municipal social service system.
Evaluation of a Pilot Program to Recruit Foreign Nursing Aides – Bilateral Agreements between the Government of Israel and the Governments of Nepal and Sri Lanka
The study goal was to learn from the implementation of the pilot program and gain insights in order to help prepare for more extensive recruitment and training of foreign nursing aides in the future under the terms of bilateral agreements.The study goal was to learn from the implementation of the pilot program and gain insights in order to help prepare for more extensive recruitment and training of foreign nursing aides in the future under the terms of bilateral agreements.