TEAM'S PUBLICATIONS

*trainees
**publications with sex/gender as a variable

Peer-Reviewed

  • Reed, N. S., Ferrante, L. E., & Oh, E. S. (2020). Addressing Hearing loss to Improve Communication during COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 68(9), 1924–1926. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16674
  • Monterro-Odasso, M., Peruccini-Faria, F., Ismail, Z., Li, K., Lim, A., Phillips, N., Kamkar, N., Sarquis-Adamson, Y., Speechley, M., Theou, O., Vergese, J., Wallace, L., & Camicioli, R. (2020). CCCDTD5 recommendations on early non cognitive markers of dementia. A Canadian Consensus. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational research & clinical interventions, 8(16), 1182-1195. https://doi.org/10.1002/trc2.12068 
  • Wittich, W., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Johnson, A., Joubert, S., Kehayia, E., Bachir, V., Aubin, G., Jaiswal, A, & Phillips, N. (submitted). The Effect of Reading Rehabilitation for Age-Related Vision Impairment on Cognitive Functioning: A non-randomized pre-post intervention study protocol, JMIR Research Protocols, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/19931 ** 
  • Phillips, N.A., Andrews, M., Chertkow, H., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Rockwood, K., & Wittich, W. (2020). Clinical judgement is paramount when performing cognitive screening during COVID‐19, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16559 
  • Phillips, N.A., Chertkow, H., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., and Wittich, W. (2020). Special issues on using the MoCA for remote assessment during COVID-19 (Letter to the Editor), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 68(5), 942-944. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16469 
  • Mick, P., *Hämäläinen, A., Kolisang, L., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Phillips, N., Guthrie, D., Wittich, W. (accepted). The prevalence of hearing and vision loss in older Canadians: An analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement, 40(1)..** 
  • William, N, Phillips, N.A., Wittich, W., Campos, J.L., Mick, P., Orange, J.B., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Savundranayagam, M.Y., & Guthrie, D.M. (2019). Hearing and Cognitive Impairments Increase the Risk of Long-term Care Admissions. Innovation in Aging. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz053 
  • Campos, J.L., Höbler, F., Labreche, T., Bitton, E., McGilton, K., Wittich, W. (2019). Vision screening tools for use with long-term care residents with dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 68(3), 10-39-1049. 
  • *Urqueta Alfaro, A., Guthrie, D., Phillips, N.A., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Mick, P., McGraw, C., & Wittich, W. (2019). Detection of vision and/or hearing loss using the interRAI Community Health Assessment aligns well with common behavioral vision/hearing measurements. PLoS ONE, 14(10): e0223123. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0223123 ** 
  • Young, J., Lind, C., Orange, JB., Savundranayagam, MY. (2019). Expanding current understandings of epistemic injustice and dementia: Learning from stigma theory. Journal of Aging Studies, 48, 76-84. 
  • Wittich, W., Jarry, J., Höbler, F, & McGilton, K. (2019). Agreement on the use of sensory screening techniques by nurses for older adults with cognitive impairment in long-term care: A mixed-methods consensus approach. BMJ Open, 9(9):e027803. https://doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027803 
  • *Carr, S., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Li, K.Z.H., Phillips, N., & Campos, J.L. (2019). Multisensory, multi-tasking performance of older adults with and without subjective cognitive decline. Multisensory Research. doi: 10.1163/22134808-20191426 
  • Nieborowska, V., Lau, S.T.*, Campos, J.L., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Novak, A., Li, K.Z.H. (2019). Effects of age on dual-task walking while listening in a virtual reality environment. Journal of Motor Behavior, 21, 1-12. doi:10.1080/00222895.2018.1498318 
  • Chertkow, H., Borrie, M., Whitehead, V., Black, S., Feldman, H. H., Gauthier, S., Hogan, D. B., Maellis, M., McGilton, K., Rockwood, K., Tierney, M. C., Andrew, M., Hsiung, G.Y. R., Camicioli, R., Smith, E. E., Fogarty, J., Lindsay, J., Best, S., Mohades, Z., Pilon, R., Poirier, J., Phillips, N., MacNamara, E., Dixon, R., Duchesne, S., MacKenzie, I., St. George-Hyslop, P. (2019). The Comprehensive Assessment of Neurodegeneration and Dementia Canadian cohort study. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 46, 499-511. doi:10.1017/cjn.2019.27 
  • *Al-Yawer, F., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., & Phillips, N. (2019) The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) after Omission of Hearing-dependent Subtests: Psychometrics and Clinical Recommendations. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67, 1689-1694. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15940 
  • Hunter, S.W., Divine, A., Omana, H., Wittich, W., Hill, K., Johnson, A., & Holmes, J. (2019). Effect of learning to use a mobility aid on gait and cognitive demands in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s dementia: Part I – Cane, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 71 (Supplement 1),S105-S114. doi: 10.3233/JAD-181169 
  • Hunter, S.W., Divine, A., Omana, H., Wittich, W., Hill, K., Johnson, A., & Holmes, J. (2019). Effect of learning to use a mobility aid on gait and cognitive demands in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s dementia: Part II – 4-Wheeled walker, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 71 (Supplement 1), S115-2124. doi: 10.3233/JAD-181170 
  • Campos, J.L., McCumber, D., Chapnik, B., Singh, G., Lau, S.T., Li, K.Z.H., Nieborowska, V., Pichora-Fuller, M.K. (2018). Perspectives on how acoustical, non-acoustical, and user characteristics should be considered in multimodal Virtual Reality research and application. Canadian Acoustics, 46 (3): 1-12 
  • Sibalija, J., Savundranayagam, M.Y., Orange, JB., & Kloseck, M. (2018). Social support, social participation, and depression among caregivers and non-caregivers in Canada: A population health perspective. Aging and Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2018.1544223 
  • Mick, P., *Parfyonov, M., Wittich, W., Phillips, N., & Pichora-Fuller, K. (2018). Associations between sensory loss and social networks, participation, support, and loneliness: Analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. Canadian Family Physician, 64(1), e33-41.** 
  • Campos, J.L., Ramkhalawansingh, R.*, Pichora-Fuller, M.K. (2018). Hearing, self-motion perception, mobility, and aging. Hearing Research, 369, 42-55. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2018.03.025. 
  • Hill, E. M., Savundranayagam, M. Y., Zecevic, A., & Kloseck, M. (2018). Staff perspectives of barriers to access and delivery of palliative care for persons with dementia in long-term care. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders, 33(5): 284-291. doi.org/10.1177/1533317518765124. 
  • Guthrie, D.M., *Davidson, J.G.S., Williams, N., Campos J, Hunter K, Mick P, Orange, J.B., Pichora-Fuller MK, Phillips NA, Savundranayagam M, Wittich W. (2018). Combined impairments in vision, hearing and cognition are associated with greater levels of functional and communication difficulties than cognitive impairment alone: Analysis of interRAI data for home care and long-term care recipients in Ontario. PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0192971. 
  • Höbler, F., Argueta-Warden, X., Rodríguez-Monforte, M., Escrig-Pinol, A., Wittich, W., & McGilton, K.S. (2018). Exploring the sensory screening experiences of nurses working in long-term care homes with residents who have dementia: a qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 235. doi:10.1186/s12877-018-0917-x 
  • Wittich, W., Höbler, F., Jarry, J., & McGilton, K. S. (2018). Recommendations for successful sensory screening in older adults with dementia in long-term care: a qualitative environmental scan of Canadian specialists. BMJ open, 8(1), e019451. 
  • Williams N, Guthrie DM, Davidson JGS, Fisher K, & Griffith LE. (2018). A deterioration in hearing increases the risk of communication difficulties and health instability among older Ontario home care clients. Journal of Applied Gerontology, first published online Feb. 5, 2018. doi: 10.1177/0733464818755312 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y. & Lee, C. (2017). Roles of communication problems and communication strategies on resident-related job satisfaction. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders. 32(2): 116-122. doi:10.1177/1533317517689876 
  • *Davidson, J.G.S., & Guthrie, D.M. (2017). Older adults with a combination of vision and hearing impairment experience higher rates of cognitive impairment, functional dependence, and worse outcomes across a set of quality indicators. Journal of Aging and Health. doi: 0.1177/0898264317723407 
  • McGilton, K., Rochon, E., Sidani, S., Ben-David, B., ‎Saragosa, S., Wilson, R., Galimid-Epstein, K., Shaw, A., Boscart, V., & Pichora-Fuller, K. (2017). Can we help care Providers Communicate More Effectively with Persons with Dementia Living in Long Term Care Homes? American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia, 32, 41-50. 
  • Ellaham, N., Giguère, C., Lagacé, J., & Pichora-Fuller, M.K. (2016). A software platform to administer the Canadian Digit Triplet Test. Canadian Acoustics, 44(3), 220-221. [This is a 2-page conference proceedings paper for a talk given at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association, Vancouver, BC, September 22, 2016. 
  • McGilton, K., Hobler, F., Guthrie, DM, Campos, J, Jarry, J., Dupuis, K., Labreche, T., Wittich, W. (2016). Hearing and vision screening tools for long-term care residents with dementia: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ open, 6(7), e011945. 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y., Sibalija, J., & Scotchmer, E. (2016). Resident reactions to person-centered communication by long-term care staff. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 31(6) 530-53. doi: 10.1177/1533317515622291 
  • *Parfyonov, M., Mick, P., Pichora-Fuller, K., & Wittich, W. (2016). Association between sensory loss and social outcomes: A preliminary report. Canadian Acoustics, 44(3).** 
  • Phillips, N. A. (2016). The implications of cognitive aging for listening and the FUEL model. Ear and Hearing, 37, 44S-51S. “Editors’ Special Recognition Award as an Outstanding Supplement contribution” 
  • Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Kramer, S.E., Eckert, M., Edwards, B., Hornsby, B., Humes, L.E., Lemke, U., Lunner, T., Matthen, M., Mackersie, C., Naylor, G., Phillips, N., Richter, M., Rudner, M., Sommers, M., Tremblay, K., Wingfield, A. (2016). Hearing impairment and cognitive energy: A framework for understanding effortful listening (FUEL). Ear and Hearing, 37, 5S-27S. “Editors’ Special Recognition Award as an Outstanding Supplement contribution” 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y., & Moore-Nielson, K. (2015). Language-based communication strategies that support person-centered communication. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(10), 1707-1718. doi:10.1017/S1041610215000903 
  • Lau, ST*, Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Li, K.Z., Singh, G., Campos, J.L. (2015). Effects of hearing loss on dual-task performance in an audiovisual virtual reality simulation of listening while walking. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27(7), 567-587. 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y. (2014). Receiving while giving: The differential roles of Receiving help and satisfaction with help on caregiver rewards among spouses and adult-children. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(1), 41-48. doi: 10.1002/gps.3967 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y., & Orange, J. B. (2014). Matched and mismatched appraisals of the effectiveness of communication strategies by family caregivers. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 49(1): 49-59. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12043 
  • Savundranayagam, M. Y. (2014). Missed opportunities for person-centered communication: Implications for staff-resident interactions in long-term care. International Psychogeriatrics, 26(4), 645-655. doi:10.1017/S1041610213002093

Book Chapters 

  • Savundranayagam, M.Y. & Kamalraj, P. (in press). Person-centered communication among formal caregivers of persons with dementia. In Victor R. Preedy & Colin R. Martin (Eds.), The Neurosciences of Dementia: Diagnosis and Management. London, U.K.: Elsevier Inc.
  • Roberts, A., Savundranayagam, M. Y., Orange, J. B. (in press). Dementia of the Alzheimer type. In L. Cummings (Ed.), Pragmatic Language Disorders: Complex and Underserved Populations. New York: Springer.
  • Wittich, W., & Simcock, P. (2019). Aging and combined vision and hearing loss, in Ravenscroft, J. (Ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment: Social and Cultural Research (pp. 438-456), Routledge, London, UK
  • Roberts, A., Savundranayagam, M. Y., Orange, J. B. (2017). Non-Alzheimer’s Dementia. In L. Cummings (Ed). Research in Clinical Pragmatics, Series: Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology, Vol. 11, Cham, Switzerland: Springer-Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-319-47487-8 (hardcover); 978-3-319-47489-2 (eBook). Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47489-2_14
  • Astell, A., Savundranayagam, M. Y., Kelson, E., Purves, B., & Phinney, A. (2018). Fostering resilience in dementia through narratives: Contributions of multimedia technology. In B. Resnick, L. Gwyther & K. Roberto (Eds.) Resilience in Aging: Concepts, research, and outcomes (pp. 245-260). New York: Springer. https://doi-org.proxy1.lib.uwo.ca/10.1007/978-3-030-04555-5_13

Non Peer-Reviewed

  • Hämäläinen, A., Mick, P., Pichora-Fuller, M.K, & Wittich, W. (2018). Dual sensory loss in older Canadians: First insights from the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging. Deafblind International Review: The Magazine of Deafblind International, 61 (July), 25-27.
  • Pichora-Fuller, M. K., & Phillips, N. (2017). Tackling the toll of hearing loss on executive function: We need to think beyond the speech chain and hearing aids to fully address effects of hearing loss on older adults’ cognitive health. The ASHA Leader, 22(7), 6-8.