Publications and Media

Selected REACH Publications

Burns, R., Nichols, L.O., Martindale-Adams, J., Graney, M. J., & Lummus, A. (2003). Primary Care Interventions for Dementia caregivers: Two Year Outcomes from the REACH Study. The Gerontologist, 43, 556-567. PMID: 12937333.

Nichols, L., Martindale, J., Burns, R., Coon, D., Ory, M., Mahoney, D., Tarlow, B., Burgio, L., Gallagher-Thompson, D., Guy, D., Arguelles, T., & Winter, L. (2004). A Social Marketing Approach to Recruitment: The Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) Study. Journal of Aging and Health, 16(5), 157S-176.

Gitlin, L. N., Roth, D. L., Burgio, L., Loewenstein, D. A., Winter, L., Argüelles, S., Corcoran, M., Burns, R., & Martindale, J. (2005). Assessment of dependence in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dependence-associated burden: Psychometric evaluation of a new measure for use with caregiver-care recipient dyads. Journal of Aging and Health, 17(2), 148-171. PMCID: PMC2579270.

Czaja, S.J., Schulz, R., Belle, S.H., Burgio, L.D., Armstrong, N., Gitlin, L., Coon, D.W., Martindale-Adams, J., Klinger, J., & Stahl, S.M. (2006). Data Safety Monitoring in Social Behavioral Intervention Trials: The REACH II Experience. Clinical Trials, 3, 107–118. PMID: 16773953.

Belle,S., Burgio, L., Burns, R., Coon, D., Czaja, S., Gallagher-Thompson, D., Gitlin, L., Klinger, J., Koepke, K., Lee, C., Martindale-Adams, J., Nichols L, et al. for the REACH II Investigators. (2006) Enhancing the Quality of Life of Dementia Caregivers from Different Ethnic or Ra- cial Groups: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 145(10): 727-738. PMCID: PMC2585490.

Nichols, L.O., Chang, C., Lummus, A., Burns, R., Martindale-Adams, J., Graney, M.J., Coon, D.W., & Czaja, S. (2008). The Cost Effectiveness of a Behavior Intervention with Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Association,56(3): 413-420. PMCID: PMC2575686.

Nichols, L.O., Martindale-Adams, J., Burns, R., Graney, M.J., & Zuber, J. (2011). Translation of a Dementia Caregiver Support Program in a Health Care System: REACH VA. Archives of Internal Medicine, 171(4):353-359. PMID: 21357811. archinternmed.2010.548.

Nichols, L.O., Martindale-Adams, J., Graney, M.J., Zuber, J., & Burns, R. (2013). Easing Reintegration: Telephone Support Groups for Spouses of Returning Iraq and Afghanistan Service Members. Health Communication, special issue on Military Communication.

Nichols, L.O., Martindale-Adams, .J, Burns, R., Zuber, J., & Graney, M. (2014). REACH VA: Moving from Translation to System Implementation. Gerontologist, online. doi:10.1093/geront/gnu112.

Martindale-Adams, J., Nichols, L.O., Zuber, J., Burns, R.,& Graney, M. Dementia Caregivers Use of Services for Themselves. The Gerontologist, (2015) doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv121 First published online: September 8, 2015.

Recent Press/Media

Associate Professor Jennifer Martindale-Adams and Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Receive Grant for Caregiver Intervention in Tribal Communities

Contact Us

Jennifer Martindale-Adams, EdD 
Associate Professor
Co-Director, UTHSC Caregiver Center
(901) 523-8990 ext. 7080

Barbara Higgins, MA

REACH Coach, UTHSC Caregiver Center
(901) 523-8990, ext. 5078