Accepted for Publication: April 6, 2015.
Published Online: July 6, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.2903.
Study concept and design: Crotty, Walker, Dierks, Lipsitz, Fischer, Slack, Safran.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Crotty, Walker, O’Brien, Safran.
Drafting of the manuscript: Crotty, Walker, O’Brien, Safran.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Crotty, Walker, Dierks, Lipsitz, Fischer, Slack, Safran.
Statistical analysis: Crotty.
Obtaining funding: Dierks, Lipsitz, Safran.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Crotty, Lipsitz, O’Brien, Fischer, Safran.
Study supervision: Crotty, Dierks, Safran.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Slack is on the technical advisory board of Firecracker Inc, with stock options, and on the medical advisory board of QUR Inc, with stock options. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported under grant number R01 HS021495-01A1 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), US Department of Health and Human Services.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding source had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official position of AHRQ or the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Additional Contributions: Jeannette Gerzon, EdD, led the discussion groups. She was compensated for her contribution. We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Hebrew SeniorLife staff and the elders and family members who participated.