Research

Read more about our collaborations, evidence-based programs and our impact by visiting the pages below.

CAPABLE

An Age in Place Intervention for Central Texas Seniors made possible through the generous support of the St. David’s Foundation. Developed at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders) program uses evidenced-based methods to improve physical function and depressive symptoms while reducing hospitalizations to help homebound older adults safely age in place.

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Social Isolation

Our social isolation research is made possible by our valuable partnerships with the Factor Health Team at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas and Texas State University Department of Anthropology.

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Malnutrition

Meals on Wheels Central Texas continuously measures the prevalence of malnutrition in our older adult population and the impact our medically-tailored meals have on clients served. This research was made possible by the Family and Consumer Sciences Nutrition Department at Texas State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Nutrition and Dietetics Department.

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DEPRESSION TREATMENT AND FALL PREVENTION

Learn more about our partnership with the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin, led by Dr. Namkee Choi, on our Telehealth Treatment for Depression research project that was funded by a 5-year grant from The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (2R01MD009675; Principal Investigator, Dr. Namkee G. Choi).

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