MARILYN LUPTAK portrait
  • Chair, Aging in Social Work Concentration, College Of Social Work
  • Belle S. Spafford Endowed Chair in Social Work (2011-2012), College Of Social Work
  • J.A. Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar (2008-2010), College Of Social Work
  • Associate Director of Research, W.D. Goodwill Initiatives on Aging, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor, College Of Social Work

Research Keywords

  • geriatric health and mental health
  • family care of older adults
  • end-of-life care

Presentations

  • Telehealth Support for Caregivers of Rural Veterans with Dementia. Symposium presentation by B Hicken, M Luptak, C Daniel, M Grant, & R Rupper @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 20, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/20/2016.
  • Transforming the Meaning of Loss: Complicated Grief Group Therapy with Bereaved Dementia Caregivers. Poster presentation - refereed - by K Supiano, L Haynes, T Andersen, & M Luptak @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 18, 2016. Poster, Presented, 11/18/2016.
  • Enhancing Flexible Respite Care in Japan to Support Family Caregivers at Home and Cost-Effectiveness. Late Breaker Poster presentation - refereed - by Y Moriyama, N Tamiya, & M Luptak @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 17, 2016. Poster, Presented, 11/07/2016.
  • Aging Baby Boomers Prioritize Livable Communities: Working Together to Get There. Poster presentation - refereed - by M Luptak & F Wilby @ Eleventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, London, United Kingdom, Aug 3, 2016. Poster, Presented, 08/03/2016.
  • Communication Strategies to Improve Interprofessional Team Functioning. Workshop presentation by E Eckstrom, W Weppner, C Ward, E Tanner, J Rivera, & M Luptak @ American Geriatrics Society 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Long Beach, CA, May 19, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/19/2016.
  • The Relationship between Interprofessional Team Process and Quality of Care Transition Plans. Paper presentation by T Farrell, K Supiano, C Brunker, B Wong, M Luptak, T Andersen, F Wilby, & R Yang @ American Geriatrics Society 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Long Beach, CA, May 19, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/19/2016.
  • Maximizing Support for Veteran Caregivers: A Role for Social Work Care Managers and In-home Technology. Poster presentation - refereed - by M Luptak @ American Society on Aging 2016 Aging in America Conference, Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. Poster, Presented, 03/22/2016.

Publications

  • Luptak M, Greenberg L, Hicken B, Grant M, & Parry K. (September 2016). Geriatric Mental Health Care for Rural Veterans - Aim 1: VA PACT Team Perspectives on Managing Psychiatric and Cognitive Problems in Aging Rural Veterans - A Qualitiative Data Analysis. The Veterans Health Administration Office of Rural Health: Final Report. Submitted, 09/2016.
  • Hicken B, Daniel C, Luptak M, Grant M, Kilian S, & Rupper R. (2016). Supporting Caregivers of Rural Veterans Electronically (SCORE). Journal of Rural Health, DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12195. Published, 07/2016.
  • Zheng R, Smith D, Luptak M, Hill R, Hill J, & Rupper R. (2016). Does visual redundancy inhibit older persons' information processing in learning? Educational Gerontology, 42(9), 635-645. Published, 06/2016.
  • Zheng R, Hicken B, Hill R, Luptak M, Daniel C, & Rupper R. (2016). Digital technology and caregiver training for older persons: Cognitive and Affective Perspectives. Educational Gerontology, 42(8), 540-550. Published, 03/2016.