Areas of Expertise: Gerontological social work, social isolation among older persons and caregivers, elder family financial exploitation, retirement and assisted living communities, intergenerational service-learning, community-based research, interdisciplinary care
Dr. Tina Kilaberia is an Assistant Professor at NYU Silver. Dr. Kilaberia’s research is focused on older adults. Her current projects include social isolation among older adults and their caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and elder mistreatment. Her recent work has been published in leading journals including The Gerontologist, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Muscle and Nerve, Journal of Interprofessional Care, Ethnicity and Health, The British Journal of Social Work, among others.
Prior to joining NYU Silver, Dr. Kilaberia was a post-doctoral fellow in healthy aging at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California - Davis Health. As part of a team, she was involved in a statewide evaluation of service expansion and technology implementation by 11 non-profit caregiver resource centers in California, a multi-year partnership project with the Family Caregiver Alliance in San Francisco, funded by the State of California. Other related postdoctoral work focused on multicultural family caregivers providing complex care in the home, caregivers to persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and national webinars for diverse caregivers and for researchers interested in this work (with AARP and Diverse Elders Coalition).
Prior to her postdoctoral work, Dr. Kilaberia spent nearly eight years as a resident in an urban retirement and assisted living community in Minneapolis serving up to 700 older adults daily across multiple care levels. Her work is rooted in this lived experience alongside older adults.
Dr. Kilaberia earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, where she also earned her MSW in Human Services Management.
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Needs of persons living with ALS at home and their family caregivers: A scoping review
Young, H. M., Kilaberia, T. R., Whitney, R., Link, B. M., Bell, J. F., Tonkikh, O., Famula, J. & Oskarsson, B., Sep 2023, In : Muscle and Nerve. 68, 3, p. 240-249 10 p.
‘Terrific Black Holes’: Experiences with Social Services in Elder Family Financial Exploitation
Kilaberia, T., Fuhrman, E. R. & Stum, M. S., Mar 24 2023, In : British Journal of Social Work., 19 p.
Diverse demands and resources among racially/ethnically diverse caregivers
Whitney, R. L., Bell, J. F., Kilaberia, T. R., Link, B. M., Choula, R. B., Reinhard, S. C. & Young, H. M., 2023, In : Ethnicity and Health. 28, 6, p. 912-931 20 p.
Interprofessional care in a retirement and assisted living community: the complexity of teamwork
Kilaberia, T. R. & Merighi, J. R., 2023, In : Journal of Interprofessional Care..
Successful Family-Driven Intervention in Elder Family Financial Exploitation: A Case Study
Kilaberia, T. & Stum, M. S., Sep 1 2022, In : The Gerontologist. 62, p. 1029–1037 9 p.
Implementation of a Statewide Web-Based Caregiver Resource Information System (CareNav): Mixed Methods Study
Young, H. M., Bell, J. F., Tonkikh, O., Kilaberia, T. R., Whitney, R. L., Mongoven, J. M., Link, B. M. & Kelly, K., Jul 1 2022, In : JMIR Formative Research. 6, 7, e38735.
An evaluation of a sustained senior mentor program for medical students
Ratner, E. R., Kilaberia, T. R., Englund, J. & Fink, H. A., 2022, In : Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 43, 3, p. 418-428 11 p.
Negotiating Social Diversity in Residential Care for Older Persons
Kilaberia, T. R., Aug 2021, In : Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. 50, 4, p. 466-496 31 p.
Stakeholder voices: Interpreting caregiving research and designing next steps
Young, H. M., Kilaberia, T., Whitney, R., Bell, J. F., Choula, R. & Reinhard, S., 2021, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 47, 9, p. 5-12 8 p.
Organizational commitment among residential care workers
Kilaberia, T. R., Dec 2020, In : Journal of Aging Studies. 55, 100894.
Identity work within attempts to transform healthcare: Invisible team processes
Cain, C. L., Frazer, M. & Kilaberia, T. R., Feb 1 2019, In : Human Relations. 72, 2, p. 370-396 27 p.
Live-in “strangers”: An experiential account of gerontology educational immersion in senior housing
Kilaberia, T. & Ratner, E. R., Jan 2 2018, In : Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 39, p. 86-103 18 p.