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Priscilla D Allen

Priscilla D Allen

Priscilla D Allen, PhD
Department of Social Work,
Louisiana State University, USA

 

Biography

Priscilla “Lilly” Allen is an Associate Professor at Louisiana State University School of Social Work. She also serves as the Associate Director of LSU's Life Course and Aging Center and Associate Editor of The Journal of Comparative Social Welfare. Allen earned a PhD from Fordham University, an MSW from the University of Connecticut, and a BA in Sociology from Keene State College. She formerly worked as a long term care ombudsman advocating for the rights and care of 3,400 nursing home residents in Southwestern Connecticut. She has also worked in the nursing home industry as a social worker as well as serving as a town social worker in rural Connecticut. Lilly currently serves as a board member of Louisiana Enhancing Aging through Dignity Empowerment and Respect (LEADER), Louisiana’s first nursing home culture change coalition. Dr. Allen’s research interests are in long-term care, healthy aging, policy issues and aging, and ageism.

Research Interest

  • Aging and Long Term Care, particularly nursing home care quality
  • The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Social work provision in nursing homes
  • Interdisciplinary studies of healthy aging
  • Policy issues of aging
  • Retirement and productivity of elders

Publications

"Fountain of Youth". Never Ending Story
Editorial:  J Aging Geriatr Med 2017, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/AGM.1000e101
Mladen Davidovic
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The Challenge of Managing the Elderly Patient
Editorial:  J Aging Geriatr Med 2017, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/AGM.1000e102
Ioana Dana Alexa
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Examining Some International Trends in Long-Term Care Services Policy for the Elderly
Editorial:  J Aging Geriatr Med 2017, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/AGM.1000e103
Howard A Palley
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Self-rated Masticatory Ability and Independent Life in Community Dwelling Elderly Populations
Research Article:  J Aging Geriatr Med 2017, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/AGM.1000101
Maya Izumi, Ayaka Isobe, Mikiko Hironaka, Katsumi Hidaka and Sumio Akifusa
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Age Dependent Changes of Biological Properties in the Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Bone Marrow Cells in FVB Mice
Research Article:  J Aging Geriatr Med 2017, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/AGM.1000102
Rodnichenko AE, Labunets IF and Utko NA
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