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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2020

Ausgabe 1/2020

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 523 Artikel )

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Daytime napping and successful aging among older adults in China: a cross-sectional study

Chunyu Xin, Baiyang Zhang, Shu Fang, Junmin Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social support and depressive symptoms among family caregivers of older people with disabilities in four provinces of urban China: the mediating role of caregiver burden

Yaqin Zhong, Jian Wang, Stephen Nicholas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Measurement properties of oral health assessments for non-dental healthcare professionals in older people: a systematic review

Babette Everaars, Linet F. Weening-Verbree, Katarina Jerković-Ćosić, Linda Schoonmade, Nienke Bleijenberg, Niek J. de Wit, Geert J. M. G. van der Heijden

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“I just keep thinking that I don’t want to rely on people.” a qualitative study of how people living with dementia achieve and maintain independence at home: stakeholder perspectives

Penny Rapaport, Alexandra Burton, Monica Leverton, Ruminda Herat-Gunaratne, Jules Beresford-Dent, Kathryn Lord, Murna Downs, Sue Boex, Rossana Horsley, Clarissa Giebel, Claudia Cooper

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development and validation of a screening tool for early identification of bloodstream infection in older patients – a retrospective case-control study

Sandra A. N. Walker, Heather Bannerman, Nathan Ma, Christine Peragine, Marion Elligsen, Lesley Palmay, Evelyn Williams, Barbara Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Risk of falls and fear of falling in older adults residing in public housing in Ontario, Canada: findings from a multisite observational study

Melissa Pirrie, Guneet Saini, Ricardo Angeles, Francine Marzanek, Jenna Parascandalo, Gina Agarwal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hand grip strength variability during serial testing as an entropic biomarker of aging: a Poincaré plot analysis

Elena Ioana Iconaru, Constantin Ciucurel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Drug related problems in admitted geriatric patients: the impact of clinical pharmacist interventions

Berhane Yohannes Hailu, Derebew Fikadu Berhe, Esayas Kebede Gudina, Kidu Gidey, Mestawet Getachew

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aging-simulation experience: impact on health professionals’ social representations

Julie Giner Perot, Witold Jarzebowski, Carmelo Lafuente-Lafuente, Cyril Crozet, Joël Belmin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pain and recurrent falls in the older and oldest-old non-institutionalized population

César Gálvez-Barrón, Francesc Formiga, Antonio Miñarro, Oscar Macho, Leire Narvaiza, María Dolores Dapena, Ramon Pujol, Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The importance of different frailty domains in a population based sample in England

Solveig A. Arnadottir, Julie Bruce, Ranjit Lall, Emma J. Withers, Martin Underwood, Fiona Shaw, Ray Sheridan, Anower Hossain, Sarah E. Lamb, on behalf of the Pre-FIT Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Associations between complex multimorbidity, activities of daily living and mortality among older Norwegians. A prospective cohort study: the HUNT Study, Norway

Siri H. Storeng, Kristin H. Vinjerui, Erik R. Sund, Steinar Krokstad

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The importance of stroke as a risk factor of cognitive decline in community dwelling older and oldest peoples: the SONIC study

Werayuth Srithumsuk, Mai Kabayama, Yasuyuki Gondo, Yukie Masui, Yuya Akagi, Nonglak Klinpudtan, Eri Kiyoshige, Kayo Godai, Ken Sugimoto, Hiroshi Akasaka, Yoichi Takami, Yasushi Takeya, Koichi Yamamoto, Kazunori Ikebe, Madoka Ogawa, Hiroki Inagaki, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Yasumichi Arai, Hiromi Rakugi, Kei Kamide

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with successful home discharge after inpatient rehabilitation in frail older stroke patients

Tom P. M. M. Vluggen, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Frans E. S. Tan, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Jeanine A. Verbunt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Poor oral health and mortality in geriatric patients admitted to an acute hospital: an observational study

Keisuke Maeda, Naoharu Mori

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of a smartphone-based videoconferencing program for older nursing home residents on depression, loneliness, and quality of life: a quasi-experimental study

Hsiu-Hsin Tsai, Ching-Yu Cheng, Wann-Yun Shieh, Yue-Cune Chang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Does potentially inappropriate prescribing predict an increased risk of admission to hospital and mortality? A longitudinal study of the ‘oldest old’

Karen Cardwell, Ngaire Kerse, Carmel M. Hughes, Ruth Teh, Simon A. Moyes, Oliver Menzies, Anna Rolleston, Joanna B. Broad, Cristín Ryan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of cognitive impairment and elderly mortality: differences between two cohorts ascertained 6-years apart in China

Jun Duan, Yue-Bin Lv, Xiang Gao, Jin-Hui Zhou, Virginia Byers Kraus, Yi Zeng, Hong Su, Xiao-Ming Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation of an ambulatory geriatric rehabilitation program - results of a matched cohort study based on claims data

Simone Kiel, Carolin Zimak, Jean-François Chenot, Carsten Oliver Schmidt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceived availability of future care and depressive symptoms among older adults in China: evidence from CHARLS

Merril Silverstein, Cathy Honge Gong, Hal Kendig

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development of a senior-specific, citizen-oriented healthcare service system in South Korea based on the Canadian 48/6 model of care

Yoon-Sook Kim, Jongmin Lee, Yeonsil Moon, Hee Joung Kim, Jinyoung Shin, Jae-Min Park, Kyeong Eun Uhm, Kyoung Jin Kim, Jung A. Yoo, Yun Kyoung Oh, Pilsuk Byeon, Kunsei Lee, Seol-Heui Han, Jaekyung Choi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Translating facilitated multimodal online learning into effective person-centred practice for the person living with dementia among health care staff in Australia: an observational study

K. DeSouza, S. W. Pit, A. Moehead

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between cognition and gait in a representative sample of very old people – the influence of dementia and walking aid use

Jerry Öhlin, Anders Ahlgren, Robert Folkesson, Yngve Gustafson, Håkan Littbrand, Birgitta Olofsson, Annika Toots

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Modifiable factors related to life-space mobility in community-dwelling older adults: results from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

A. Kuspinar, CP Verschoor, MK Beauchamp, J. Dushoff, J. Ma, E. Amster, C. Bassim, V. Dal Bello-Haas, M. A. Gregory, JE Harris, L. Letts, S. E. Neil-Sztramko, J. Richardson, R. Valaitis, B. Vrkljan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effects of promoting oral intake using the Kuchi-kara Taberu index, a comprehensive feeding assistant tool, in older pneumonia patients: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Hiroshi Shamoto, Tamami Koyama, Ryo Momosaki, Keisuke Maeda, Hidetaka Wakabayashi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Does long-term recreational gymnastics prevent injurious falls in older women? A prospective 20-year follow-up

Kirsti Uusi-Rasi, Saija Karinkanta, Pekka Kannus, Kari Tokola, Harri Sievänen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparative utility of frailty to a general prognostic score in identifying patients at risk for poor outcomes after aortic valve replacement

Sandra Shi, Natalia Festa, Jonathan Afilalo, Jeffrey J. Popma, Kamal R. Khabbaz, Roger J. Laham, Kimberly Guibone, Dae Hyun Kim

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The prevalence of severe depression in Iranian older adult: a meta-analysis and meta-regression

Nader Salari, Masoud Mohammadi, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Alireza Abdi, Shamarina Shohaimi, Behnam Khaledipaveh, Alireza Daneshkhah, Rostam Jalali

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Incidence of and risk factors for postoperative delirium in older adult patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a prospective study

Arissara Iamaroon, Titima Wongviriyawong, Patumporn Sura-arunsumrit, Nattikan Wiwatnodom, Nichakarn Rewuri, Onuma Chaiwat

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mobile device use and the cognitive function and depressive symptoms of older adults living in residential care homes

Lu Lin, Xiu-Chen Jing, Shu-Jiao Lv, Jing-Hong Liang, Li Tian, Hui-Ling Li, Martine Puts, Yong Xu

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Time to move? Factors associated with burden of care among informal caregivers of cognitively impaired older people facing housing decisions: secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial

Alexandrine Boucher, Julie Haesebaert, Adriana Freitas, Rhéda Adekpedjou, Marjolaine Landry, Henriette Bourassa, Dawn Stacey, Jordie Croteau, Geneviève Painchaud Guérard, France Légaré

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Gait, cognition and falls over 5 years, and motoric cognitive risk in New Zealand octogenarians: Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ

Sue Lord, Simon Moyes, Ruth Teh, Waiora Port, Marama Muru-Lanning, Catherine J Bacon, Tim Wilkinson, Ngaire Kerse

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Does the institutionalization influence elderly’s quality of life? A systematic review and meta–analysis

Mariana Marinho Davino de Medeiros, Talita Malini Carletti, Marcela Baraúna Magno, Lucianne Cople Maia, Yuri Wanderley Cavalcanti, Renata Cunha Matheus Rodrigues-Garcia

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Motor, cognitive and mobility deficits in 1000 geriatric patients: protocol of a quantitative observational study before and after routine clinical geriatric treatment – the ComOn-study

Johanna Geritz, Sara Maetzold, Maren Steffen, Andrea Pilotto, Marta F. Corrà, Mariana Moscovich, Maria C. Rizzetti, Barbara Borroni, Alessandro Padovani, Annekathrin Alpes, Corinna Bang, Igor Barcellos, Ralf Baron, Thorsten Bartsch, Jos S. Becktepe, Daniela Berg, Lu M. Bergeest, Philipp Bergmann, Raquel Bouça-Machado, Michael Drey, Morad Elshehabi, Susan Farahmandi, Joaquim J. Ferreira, Andre Franke, Anja Friederich, Corinna Geisler, Philipp Hüllemann, Janne Gierthmühlen, Oliver Granert, Sebastian Heinzel, Maren K. Heller, Markus A. Hobert, Marc Hofmann, Björn Jemlich, Laura Kerkmann, Stephanie Knüpfer, Katharina Krause, Maximilian Kress, Sonja Krupp, Jennifer Kudelka, Gregor Kuhlenbäumer, Roland Kurth, Frank Leypoldt, Corina Maetzler, Luis F. Maia, Andreas Moewius, Patricia Neumann, Katharina Niemann, Christian T. Ortlieb, Steffen Paschen, Minh H. Pham, Thomas Puehler, Franziska Radloff, Christian Riedel, Marten Rogalski, Simone Sablowsky, Elena M. Schanz, Linda Schebesta, Andreas Schicketmüller, Simone Studt, Martina Thieves, Lars Tönges, Sebastian Ullrich, Peter P. Urban, Nuno Vila-Chã, Anna Wiegard, Elke Warmerdam, Tobias Warnecke, Michael Weiss, Julius Welzel, Clint Hansen, Walter Maetzler

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Augmented exercise in hospital improves physical performance and reduces negative post hospitalization events: a randomized controlled trial

Ruth McCullagh, Eimear O’Connell, Sarah O’Meara, Darren Dahly, Eilis O’Reilly, Kieran O’Connor, N. Frances Horgan, Suzanne Timmons

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Risk factors for pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations in long-term care facility residents: a retrospective cohort study

Patience Moyo, Andrew R. Zullo, Kevin W. McConeghy, Elliott Bosco, Robertus van Aalst, Ayman Chit, Stefan Gravenstein

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in rural Uganda: cross-sectional, population-based study

Vincent Mubangizi, Samuel Maling, Celestino Obua, Alexander C. Tsai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“We need a one-stop-shop”: co-creating the model of care for a multidisciplinary memory clinic with community members, GPs, aged care workers, service providers, and policy-makers

Genevieve Z. Steiner, Carolyn Ee, Shamieka Dubois, Freya MacMillan, Emma S. George, Kate A. McBride, Diana Karamacoska, Keith McDonald, Anne Harley, Gamze Abramov, Elana R. Andrews-Marney, Adele E. Cave, Mark I. Hohenberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Investigating the concept of participant burden in aging technology research

Katarzyna Kabacińska, Nicole Sharma, Jeffrey Kaye, Nora Mattek, Boris Kuzeljevic, Julie M. Robillard

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementation of the Goal-directed Medication review Electronic Decision Support System (G-MEDSS)© into home medicines review: a protocol for a cluster-randomised clinical trial in older adults

Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell, Mouna Sawan, Emily Reeve, Danijela Gnjidic, Timothy F. Chen, Patrick J. Kelly, J. Simon Bell, Sarah N. Hilmer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The care capacity goals of family carers and the role of technology in achieving them

Myles Leslie, Robin Patricia Gray, Jacquie Eales, Janet Fast, Andrew Magnaye, Akram Khayatzadeh-Mahani

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Elderly patients’ decision-making embedded in the social context: a mixed-method analysis of subjective norms and social support

Kirti D. Doekhie, Martina Buljac-Samardzic, Mathilde M. H. Strating, Jaap Paauwe

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development and validation of a brief self-assessed wisdom scale

Sai-fu Fung, Esther Oi-wah Chow, Chau-kiu Cheung

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Does the shoe really fit? Characterising ill-fitting footwear among community-dwelling older adults attending geriatric services: an observational cross-sectional study

B. O’Rourke, M. E. Walsh, R. Brophy, S. Vallely, N. Murphy, B. Conroy, C. Cunningham, N. F. Horgan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

İnter-rater and intra-rater reliability of the extended TUG test in elderly participants

Juan José Bedoya-Belmonte, María del Mar Rodríguez-González, Manuel González-Sánchez, Jose Miguel Barreda Pitarch, Alejandro Galán-Mercant, Antonio I. Cuesta-Vargas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Memory complaints and depressive symptoms over time: a construct-level replication analysis

Jacqueline Mogle, Nikki L. Hill, Sakshi Bhargava, Tyler Reed Bell, Iris Bhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Adapting Andersen’s expanded behavioral model of health services use to include older adults receiving long-term services and supports

Jasmine L. Travers, Karen B. Hirschman, Mary D. Naylor

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Developing evidence-based guidance for assessment of suspected infections in care home residents

Carmel Hughes, David R. Ellard, Anne Campbell, Rachel Potter, Catherine Shaw, Evie Gardner, Ashley Agus, Dermot O’Reilly, Martin Underwood, Mark Loeb, Bob Stafford, Michael Tunney

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Nasogastric tube feeding versus assisted hand feeding in-home healthcare older adults with severe dementia in Taiwan: a prognosis comparison

Hsiao-Hui Chou, Meng-Ting Tsou, Lee-Ching Hwang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Information needs and information seeking behaviour of people with dementia and their non-professional caregivers: a scoping review

Aijia Soong, Shu Ting Au, Bhone Myint Kyaw, Yin Leng Theng, Lorainne Tudor Car

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The diagnosis “failure to thrive” and its impact on the care of hospitalized older adults: a matched case-control study

Clara Tsui, Kristine Kim, Martha Spencer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of sarcopenia in multi ethnics adults and the association with cognitive impairment: findings from West-China health and aging trend study

Xiaolei Liu, Lisha Hou, Xin Xia, Yang Liu, Zhiliang Zuo, Yan Zhang, Wanyu Zhao, Qiukui Hao, Jirong Yue, Birong Dong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Audiovisual integrative training for augmenting cognitive- motor functions in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Leung-Pong Lee, Afifah Wing-Yiu Har, Chun-Hei Ngai, Daniel W. L. Lai, Bess Yin-Hung Lam, Chetwyn Che-Hin Chan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perspectives of older adults, caregivers, and healthcare providers on frailty screening: a qualitative study

Jill Van Damme, Elena Neiterman, Mark Oremus, Kassandra Lemmon, Paul Stolee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mortality, complications and long-term functional outcome in elderly patients with fragility fractures of the acetabulum

Johannes Wollmerstädt, Philipp Pieroh, Isabell Schneider, Suzanne Zeidler, Andreas Höch, Christoph Josten, Georg Osterhoff

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

How to assess experienced quality of care in nursing homes from the client’s perspective: results of a qualitative study

Katya Y. J. Sion, Hilde Verbeek, Bram de Boer, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Gaby Odekerken-Schröder, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Jan P. H. Hamers

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Everyday challenges facing high-risk older people living in the community: a community-based participatory study

Tsuyoshi Okamura, Chiaki Ura, Mika Sugiyama, Madoka Ogawa, Hiroki Inagaki, Fumiko Miyamae, Ayako Edahiro, Yukiko Kugimiya, Mutsuko Okamura, Mari Yamashita, Shuichi Awata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of urine and mixed incontinence on long-term care preference: a vignette-survey study of community-dwelling older adults

Nicolas Carvalho, Sarah Fustinoni, Nazanin Abolhassani, Juan Manuel Blanco, Lionel Meylan, Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The integrated care pathway for managing post stroke patients (iCaPPS©) in public primary care Healthcentres in Malaysia: impact on quality adjusted life years (QALYs) and cost effectiveness analysis

Aznida Firzah Abdul Aziz, Nor Azlin Mohd Nordin, Amrizal Muhd Nur, Saperi Sulong, Syed Mohamed Aljunid

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

How does eye care seeking behaviour change with increasing age and visual impairment? Intersectional analysis of older adults in the Indian Sundarbans

Debjani Barman, Manasee Mishra

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Discharge outcomes among elderly patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery: registry study of discharge data from Irish public hospitals

Aisling McCann, Jan Sorensen, Deirdre Nally, Dara Kavanagh, Deborah A. McNamara

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Use of potentially inappropriate medication and polypharmacy in older adults: a repeated cross-sectional study

Kristine Thorell, Patrik Midlöv, Johan Fastbom, Anders Halling

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of aquatic physical intervention on fall risk, working memory and hazard-perception as pedestrians in older people: a pilot trial

Michal Nissim, Abigail Livny, Caroline Barmatz, Galia Tsarfaty, Yitshal Berner, Yaron Sacher, Jonathan Giron, Navah Z. Ratzon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical and functional patient characteristics predict medical needs in older patients at risk of functional decline

Anne-Carina Scharf, Janine Gronewold, Christian Dahlmann, Jeanina Schlitzer, Andreas Kribben, Guido Gerken, Helmut Frohnhofen, Richard Dodel, Dirk M. Hermann

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dual-task training with progression from variable- to fixed-priority instructions versus dual-task training with variable-priority on gait speed in community-dwelling older adults: A protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Variable- and fixed-priority dual-task for older adults
Francis Trombini-Souza, Marcelo de Maio Nascimento, Tarcísio Fulgêncio Alves da Silva, Rodrigo Cappato de Araújo, Mônica Rodrigues Perracini, Isabel C. N. Sacco

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of a polyphenol-rich dietary pattern on intestinal permeability and gut and blood microbiomics in older subjects: study protocol of the MaPLE randomised controlled trial

Simone Guglielmetti, Stefano Bernardi, Cristian Del Bo’, Antonio Cherubini, Marisa Porrini, Giorgio Gargari, Nicole Hidalgo-Liberona, Raul Gonzalez-Dominguez, Gregorio Peron, Raul Zamora-Ros, Mark S. Winterbone, Benjamin Kirkup, Paul A. Kroon, Cristina Andres-Lacueva, Patrizia Riso

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Do healthcare needs-based population segments predict outcomes among the elderly? Findings from a prospective cohort study in an urbanized low-income community

Jia Loon Chong, Lian Leng Low, David Bruce Matchar, Rahul Malhotra, Kheng Hock Lee, Julian Thumboo, Angelique Wei-Ming Chan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of healthcare utilisation among poor older people under the livelihood empowerment against poverty programme in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of Ghana

Williams Agyemang-Duah, Charles Peprah, Francis Arthur-Holmes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Associations with rates of falls among home care clients in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, cross-sectional study

Derek R. Manis, Caitlin McArthur, Andrew P. Costa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Addressing safety risks in integrated care programs for older people living at home: a scoping review

Manon Lette, Eliva A. Ambugo, Terje P. Hagen, Giel Nijpels, Caroline A. Baan, Simone R. de Bruin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Psychometric properties of instrumented postural sway measures recorded in community settings in independent living older adults

Bader A. Alqahtani, Patrick J. Sparto, Susan L. Whitney, Susan L. Greenspan, Subashan Perera, Jennifer S. Brach

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of simultaneous cognitive and aerobic exercise training on dual-task walking performance in healthy older adults: results from a pilot randomized controlled trial

David A. Raichlen, Pradyumna K. Bharadwaj, Lauren A. Nguyen, Mary Kathryn Franchetti, Erika K. Zigman, Abigail R. Solorio, Gene E. Alexander

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Supporting at-risk older adults transitioning from hospital to home: who benefits from an evidence-based patient-centered discharge planning intervention? Post-hoc analysis from a randomized trial

Véronique Provencher, Lindy Clemson, Kylie Wales, Ian D. Cameron, Laura N. Gitlin, Ariane Grenier, Natasha A. Lannin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Knowledge and attitudes regarding elder abuse in the community, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia

Zahra E. Almakki, Shaher Z. Alshehri, Moataza M. Abdel Wahab

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

ADL recovery trajectory after discharge and its predictors among baseline-independent older inpatients

Xiuyue Li, Tingting Zheng, Yaqi Guan, Hui Li, Kexin Zhu, Lu Shen, Zhiqin Yin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Medication burden and inappropriate prescription risk among elderly with advanced chronic kidney disease

Clarisse Roux-Marson, Jean Baptiste Baranski, Coraline Fafin, Guillaume Exterman, Cecile Vigneau, Cecile Couchoud, Olivier Moranne, P. S. P. A. Investigators

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Walking barefoot vs. with minimalist footwear – influence on gait in younger and older adults

Evi Petersen, Astrid Zech, Daniel Hamacher

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of a village-based intervention for depression in community-dwelling older adults: a randomised feasibility study

In Mok Oh, Maeng Je Cho, Bong-Jin Hahm, Byung-Soo Kim, Jee Hoon Sohn, Hye Won Suk, Bu Young Jung, Hye Jung Kim, Hyeon A. Kim, Ki Bok Choi, Da Hye You, Ah. Reum Lim, In Ok Park, Jeung Hyuck Ahn, Hee Lee, Yeon Hee Kim, Mi Ra Kim, Jee Eun Park

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames?

Sibylle Brunhilde Thies, Alex Bates, Eleonora Costamagna, Laurence Kenney, Malcolm Granat, Jo Webb, Dave Howard, Rose Baker, Helen Dawes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The paradox of aging and health-related quality of life in Asian Chinese: results from the Healthy Aging Longitudinal Study in Taiwan

Han-Yun Tseng, Corinna Löckenhoff, Chun-Yi Lee, Shu-Han Yu, I-Chien Wu, Hsing-Yi Chang, Yen-Feng Chiu, Chao Agnes Hsiung

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Influence of pre-admission factors on quality of life and adaptation in nursing home residents with dementia: the QOL-EHPAD study protocol

Roxane Villeneuve, Céline Meillon, Valérie Bergua, Maturin Tabue-Teguo, Hélène Amieva

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The MemClin project: a prospective multi memory clinics study targeting early stages of cognitive impairment

Urban Ekman, Daniel Ferreira, J-Sebastian Muehlboeck, John Wallert, Anna Rennie, Maria Eriksdotter, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Eric Westman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Reduced strength, poor balance and concern about falls mediate the relationship between knee pain and fall risk in older people

Cameron Hicks, Pazit Levinger, Jasmine C. Menant, Stephen R. Lord, Perminder S. Sachdev, Henry Brodaty, Daina L. Sturnieks

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinically useful prediction of hospital admissions in an older population

Jan Marcusson, Magnus Nord, Huan-Ji Dong, Johan Lyth

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pre-frailty factors in community-dwelling 40–75 year olds: opportunities for successful ageing

S. J. Gordon, N. Baker, M. Kidd, A. Maeder, K. A. Grimmer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Informal caregivers’ views on the quality of healthcare services provided to older patients aged 80 or more in the hospital and 30 days after discharge

Ingvild Lilleheie, Jonas Debesay, Asta Bye, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cluster randomised trial of the program to enhance adjustment to residential living (PEARL): a novel psychological intervention to reduce depression in newly admitted aged care residents

Tanya E. Davison, Marita P. McCabe, Lucy Busija, Daniel W. O’Connor, Vera Camões Costa, Jessica Byers

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Experiences of dementia and attitude towards prevention: a qualitative study among older adults participating in a prevention trial

Anna Rosenberg, Nicola Coley, Alexandra Soulier, Jenni Kulmala, Hilkka Soininen, Sandrine Andrieu, Miia Kivipelto, Mariagnese Barbera, for the MIND-AD and HATICE groups

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors for frailty among elder patients in China: a multicentre cross-sectional study

Jing Jiao, Yu Wang, Chen Zhu, Fangfang Li, Minglei Zhu, Xianxiu Wen, Jingfen Jin, Hui Wang, Dongmei Lv, Shengxiu Zhao, Xinjuan Wu, Tao Xu

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial to compare two models of home care for older people in the primary setting

Carolina Burgos-Díez, Rosa Maria Sequera-Requero, Francisco José Tarazona-Santabalbina, Joan Carles Contel-Segura, Marià Monzó-Planella, Sebastià Josep Santaeugènia-González

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty assessment and risk prediction by GRACE score in older patients with acute myocardial infarction

Atul Anand, Sarah Cudmore, Shirley Robertson, Jacqueline Stephen, Kristin Haga, Christopher J. Weir, Scott A. Murray, Kirsty Boyd, Julian Gunn, Javaid Iqbal, Alasdair MacLullich, Susan D. Shenkin, Keith A. A. Fox, Nicholas Mills, Martin A. Denvir

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effects of health literacy in influenza vaccination competencies among community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong

Fan Zhang, Peggy Pui-Lai Or, Joanne Wai-Yee Chung

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The influence of the age of dementia onset on college students’ stigmatic attributions towards a person with dementia

Perla Werner, Lilach Raviv-Turgeman, Patrick W. Corrigan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potential long-term impact of “On The Move” group-exercise program on falls and healthcare utilization in older adults: an exploratory analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Peter C. Coyle, Subashan Perera, Steven M. Albert, Janet K. Freburger, Jessie M. VanSwearingen, Jennifer S. Brach

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dietary patterns in the healthy oldest old in the healthy aging study and the Canadian longitudinal study of aging: a cohort study

Qianqian Gu, Carly M. Sable, Angela Brooks-Wilson, Rachel A. Murphy

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The geriatric nutrition risk index versus the mini-nutritional assessment short form in predicting postoperative delirium and hospital length of stay among older non-cardiac surgical patients: a prospective cohort study

Yanli Zhao, Ning Ge, Dongmei Xie, Langli Gao, Yanyan Wang, Yulin Liao, Jirong Yue

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A multi-centre, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of eurythmy therapy and tai chi in comparison with standard care in chronically ill elderly patients with increased risk of falling (ENTAiER): a trial protocol

G. S. Kienle, P. G. Werthmann, B. Grotejohann, K. Kaier, I. Steinbrenner, S. Voigt-Radloff, R. Huber

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of mirabegron on cognitive function in elderly patients with overactive bladder: MoCA results from a phase 4 randomized, placebo-controlled study (PILLAR)

Tomas L. Griebling, Noll L. Campbell, Jeffrey Mangel, David Staskin, Sender Herschorn, Dina Elsouda, Carol R. Schermer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between motoric cognitive risk syndrome and frailty among older Chinese adults

Shanshan Shen, Xingkun Zeng, Liyu Xu, Lingyan Chen, Zixia Liu, Jiaojiao Chu, Yinghong Yang, Xiushao Wu, Xujiao Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of timed up and go test outcomes with future incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults aged 66 years: Korean national representative longitudinal study over 5.7 years

Ki Young Son, Dong Wook Shin, Ji Eun Lee, Sang Hyuck Kim, Jae Moon Yun, Belong Cho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predicting hospitalisation-associated functional decline in older patients admitted to a cardiac care unit with cardiovascular disease: a prospective cohort study

Bastiaan Van Grootven, Anthony Jeuris, Maren Jonckers, Els Devriendt, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, Christophe Dubois, Katleen Fagard, Marie-Christine Herregods, Miek Hornikx, Bart Meuris, Steffen Rex, Jos Tournoy, Koen Milisen, Johan Flamaing, Mieke Deschodt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Developing a composite outcome measure for frailty prevention trials – rationale, derivation and sample size comparison with other candidate measures

Miles D. Witham, James Wason, Richard Dodds, Avan A. Sayer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The modified functional comorbidity index performed better than the Charlson index and original functional comorbidity index in predicting functional outcome in geriatric rehabilitation: a prospective observational study

Anouk D. Kabboord, Deborah Godfrey, Adam L. Gordon, John R. F. Gladman, Monica Van Eijk, Romke van Balen, Wilco P. Achterberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the relationships between different components of sarcopenia and brachial ankle pulse wave velocity in community-dwelling elderly

Yu-Dong Rong, Ai-Lin Bian, Hui-Ying Hu, Yue Ma, Xin-Zi Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Medication beliefs and use of medication lists – is there a connection? Results from a before-and-after study in Germany

Cornelia Straßner, Cornelia Mahler, Beate Strauß, Ulrich Wehrmann, Katja Krug, Joachim Szecsenyi, Walter Emil Haefeli, Hanna Marita Seidling

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Gait speed, cognition and falls in people living with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease: data from NILVAD

Adam H. Dyer, Brian Lawlor, Sean P. Kennelly, for the NILVAD Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The importance of a good therapeutic alliance in promoting exercise motivation in a group of older Norwegians in the subacute phase of hip fracture; a qualitative study

Irene Vestøl, Jonas Debesay, Zada Pajalic, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of Frailty with recovery from disability among community-dwelling Chinese older adults: China health and retirement longitudinal study

Weihao Xu, Ya-Xi Li, Yixin Hu, Chenkai Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Self-rated health and objective health status as predictors of all-cause mortality among older people: a prospective study with a 5-, 10-, and 27-year follow-up

Maarit Wuorela, Sirkku Lavonius, Marika Salminen, Tero Vahlberg, Matti Viitanen, Laura Viikari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of medication-related falls in 200 consecutive elderly patients with hip fractures: a cross-sectional study

Charlotte Uggerhøj Andersen, Pernille Overgaard Lassen, Hussain Qassim Usman, Nadja Albertsen, Lars Peter Nielsen, Stig Andersen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Capacity building for dementia care in community care services: a mixed methods approach

Helen Y. L. Chan, Florence K. Y. Ho, Kenny C. M. Chui, Eunice Y. S. Hui, Bel Wong, Yuen-yu Chong, Alison Bowes, Timothy C. Y. Kwok

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Couple-based collaborative management model of type 2 diabetes mellitus for community-dwelling older adults in China: protocol for a hybrid type 1 randomized controlled trial

Jing Liao, Xueji Wu, Caixuan Wang, Xiaochun Xiao, Yiyuan Cai, Min Wu, Yuyang Liu, Xiongfei Chen, Shaolong Wu, Yung Jen Yang, Dong (Roman) Xu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

AMPI-AB validity and reliability: a multidimensional tool in resource-limited primary care settings

Marcos Daniel Saraiva, Amanda Lagreca Venys, Fábio Luiz Pantaleão Abdalla, Mariana Seabra Fernandes, Priscila Henriques Pisoli, Danilsa Margareth da Rocha Vilhena Sousa, Barbara Lobo Bianconi, Expedita Ângela Henrique, Vanessa Silva Suller Garcia, Lucas Henrique de Mendonça Maia, Gisele Sayuri Suzuki, Priscila Gonçalves Serrano, Marcel Hiratsuka, Claudia Szlejf, Wilson Jacob-Filho, Sérgio Márcio Pacheco Paschoal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Are interventions effective at improving driving in older drivers?: A systematic review

H. I. Castellucci, G. Bravo, P. M. Arezes, M. Lavallière

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and the risk of frailty among Chinese community-based oldest-old: evidence from the CLHLS study

Qi Xiao, Meiliyang Wu, Jinrui Cui, Mengmei Yuan, Ye Chen, Tieying Zeng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

What hinders and facilitates the implementation of nurse-led interventions in dementia care? A scoping review

Melanie Karrer, Julian Hirt, Adelheid Zeller, Susi Saxer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

People living in nursing care facilities who are ambulant and fracture their hips: description of usual care and an alternative rehabilitation pathway

Maggie Killington, Owen Davies, Maria Crotty, Rhiannon Crane, Naomi Pratt, Kylie Mills, Arabella McInnes, Susan Kurrle, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Adequate access to healthcare and added life expectancy among older adults in China

Lisha Hao, Xin Xu, Matthew E. Dupre, Aimei Guo, Xufan Zhang, Li Qiu, Yuan Zhao, Danan Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Changes in frailty among community-dwelling Chinese older adults and its predictors: evidence from a two-year longitudinal study

Bo Ye, Hao Chen, Limei Huang, Ye Ruan, Shige Qi, Yanfei Guo, Zhezhou Huang, Shuangyuan Sun, Xiuqin Chen, Yan Shi, Junling Gao, Yonggen Jiang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Activity interventions to improve the experience of care in hospital for people living with dementia: a systematic review

Ilianna Lourida, Ruth Gwernan-Jones, Rebecca Abbott, Morwenna Rogers, Colin Green, Susan Ball, Anthony Hemsley, Debbie Cheeseman, Linda Clare, Darren Moore, Chrissy Hussey, George Coxon, David J. Llewellyn, Tina Naldrett, Jo Thompson Coon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical activity types and risk of dementia in community-dwelling older people: the Three-City cohort

Caroline Dupré, Bienvenu Bongue, Catherine Helmer, Jean François Dartigues, David Hupin, Frédéric Roche, Claudine Berr, Isabelle Carrière

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The Residential Care Transition Module: a single-blinded randomized controlled evaluation of a telehealth support intervention for family caregivers of persons with dementia living in residential long-term care

Joseph E. Gaugler, Tamara L. Statz, Robyn W. Birkeland, Katie W. Louwagie, Colleen M. Peterson, Rachel Zmora, Ann Emery, Hayley R. McCarron, Kenneth Hepburn, Carol J. Whitlatch, Mary S. Mittelman, David L. Roth

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical activity benefits of attending a senior center depend largely on age and gender: a study using GPS and accelerometry data

Oriol Marquet, Monika Maciejewska, Xavier Delclòs-Alió, Guillem Vich, Jasper Schipperijn, Carme Miralles-Guasch

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Community perceptions about dementia in southwestern Uganda

Judith Owokuhaisa, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Edith Wakida, Celestino Obua, Stephanie S. Buss

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Living arrangements and life satisfaction: mediation by social support and meaning in life

Yan Lin, Huimin Xiao, Xiuyan Lan, Shuangshuang Wen, Shaoshao Bao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers

Sheung-Tak Cheng, Fan Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between frailty and incidence of dementia in Beijing: findings from 10/66 dementia research group population-based cohort study

Minghui Li, Yueqin Huang, Zhaorui Liu, Rui Shen, Hongguang Chen, Chao Ma, Tingting Zhang, Shuran Li, Martin Prince

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of poverty transitions on frailty among older adults in South Korea: findings from the Korean longitudinal study of ageing

Hin Moi Youn, Hyeon Ji Lee, Doo Woong Lee, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hospital falls prevention with patient education: a scoping review

Hazel Heng, Dana Jazayeri, Louise Shaw, Debra Kiegaldie, Anne-Marie Hill, Meg E. Morris

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Fear of falling and cognitive impairment in elderly with different social support levels: findings from a community survey in Central Vietnam

Thi Hue Man Vo, Keiko Nakamura, Kaoruko Seino, Hoang Thuy Linh Nguyen, Thang Van Vo

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Study on advance care planning in care dependent community-dwelling older persons in Germany (STADPLAN): protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Rieke Schnakenberg, Katharina Silies, Almuth Berg, Änne Kirchner, Henriette Langner, Yuliya Chuvayaran, Juliane Köberlein-Neu, Burkhard Haastert, Birgitt Wiese, Gabriele Meyer, Sascha Köpke, Falk Hoffmann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Value of appendicular skeletal muscle mass to total body fat ratio in predicting obesity in elderly people: a 2.2-year longitudinal study

Yu-Jie Zhang, Shi-Hui Fu, Jing-Xin Wang, Xin Zhao, Yao Yao, Xiao-Ying Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in hospitalized older patients

Sonia Hammami, Amira Zarrouk, Cecile Piron, Ioana Almas, Nabil Sakly, Veronique Latteur

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identifying and understanding the health and social care needs of Indigenous older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their caregivers: a scoping review

Sharlene Webkamigad, Robyn Rowe, Shanna Peltier, Amanda Froehlich Chow, Katherine S. McGilton, Jennifer D. Walker

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Non-exercise based estimation of cardiorespiratory fitness is inversely associated with metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of Korean adults

Inhwan Lee, Shinuk Kim, Hyunsik Kang

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of medication review via tele-expertise on unplanned hospitalizations at 3 months of nursing homes patients (TEM-EHPAD): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

F. Correard, M. Montaleytang, M. Costa, M. Astolfi, K. Baumstarck, S. Loubière, K. Amichi, P. Auquier, P. Verger, P. Villani, S. Honore, A. Daumas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical pictures, treatments, and resource use of norovirus gastroenteritis in long-term care facilities: a survey with a chart review in Japan

Saori Fujiki, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Takeo Nakayama

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relationships of accelerometer-based measured objective physical activity and sedentary behaviour with cognitive function: a comparative cross-sectional study of China’s elderly population

Zhi-jian Wu, Zhu-ying Wang, Bing-qian Hu, Xu-hui Zhang, Fan Zhang, Hou-lei Wang, Fang-hui Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Long-term care use after a stroke or femoral fracture and the role of family caregivers

Doutsen A. van der Burg, Maaike Diepstraten, Bram Wouterse

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Age-dependent effect of metabolic phenotypes on carotid atherosclerotic disease in coronary heart disease patients (CORDIOPREV study)

Francisco M. Gutierrez-Mariscal, Antonio García-Ríos, Purificación Gómez-Luna, Carolina Fernández-Gandara, Magdalena P. Cardelo, Silvia de la Cruz-Ares, Fernando Rodriguez-Cantalejo, Raul M. Luque, Ana León-Acuña, Javier Delgado-Lista, Pablo Perez-Martinez, Elena M. Yubero-Serrano, Jose Lopez-Miranda

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of commonly used screening instruments to identify frailty among community-dwelling older people: a mixed methods study

Rachel C. Ambagtsheer, Mandy M. Archibald, Michael Lawless, Alison Kitson, Justin Beilby

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of loneliness and association with depressive and anxiety symptoms among retirees in Northcentral Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Chima C. Igbokwe, Veronica J. Ejeh, Olaoluwa S. Agbaje, Prince Ifeanachor Christian Umoke, Cylia N. Iweama, Eyuche L. Ozoemena

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Is the fast-track process efficient and safe for older adults admitted to the emergency department?

B. Gasperini, F. Pierri, E. Espinosa, A. Fazi, G. Maracchini, A. Cherubini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Ocular biomarkers for cognitive impairment in nonagenarians; a prospective cross-sectional study

Jacoba A. van de Kreeke, Nienke Legdeur, Maryam Badissi, H. Ton Nguyen, Elles Konijnenberg, Jori Tomassen, Mara ten Kate, Anouk den Braber, Andrea B. Maier, H. Stevie Tan, Frank D. Verbraak, Pieter Jelle Visser

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Socioeconomic disparities in six-year incident dementia in a nationally representative cohort of U.S. older adults: an examination of financial resources

Laura J. Samuel, Sarah L. Szanton, Jennifer L. Wolff, Katherine A. Ornstein, Lauren J. Parker, Laura N. Gitlin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of lidocaine/prilocaine cream on cardiovascular reactions from endotracheal intubation and cough events during recovery period of older patients under general anesthesia: prospective, randomized placebo-controlled study

Linsheng Lv, Lei Yan, Xun Liu, Miaoxia Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Day centres for older people - attender characteristics, access routes and outcomes of regular attendance: findings of exploratory mixed methods case study research

Katharine Orellana, Jill Manthorpe, Anthea Tinker

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Individualized intervention for frail non-dialysis elderly patients with chronic kidney disease: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Jing Chang, Yun Gao, Xiang-Yang Fang, Su-Mei Zhao, Yuan-Ping Hou, Qian-Mei Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty Index and functional level upon admission predict hospital outcomes: an interRAI-based cohort study of older patients in post-acute care hospitals

Hanna Kerminen, Heini Huhtala, Pirkko Jäntti, Jaakko Valvanne, Esa Jämsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Individual and joint trajectories of change in bone, lean mass and physical performance in older men

Peggy M. Cawthon, Neeta Parimi, Lisa Langsetmo, Jane A. Cauley, Kristine E. Ensrud, Steven R. Cummings, Nancy E. Lane, Andrew R. Hoffman, Jodi Lapidus, Thomas M. Gill, Charles E. McCulloch, Marcia L. Stefanick, Deborah M. Kado, Rebecca Drieling, Eric S. Orwoll

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pacemaker detected active minutes are superior to pedometer-based step counts in measuring the response to physical activity counseling in sedentary older adults

Venkata K. Puppala, Benjamin C. Hofeld, Amberly Anger, Sudhi Tyagi, Scott J. Strath, Judith Fox, Marcie G. Berger, Kwang Woo Ahn, Michael E. Widlansky

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The construction of a conceptual framework explaining the relation between barriers to change of management of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing homes: a qualitative study using focus groups

Charlotte F. van Teunenbroek, Kim Verhagen, Martin Smalbrugge, Anke Persoon, Sytse U. Zuidema, Debby L. Gerritsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sensor-based characterization of daily walking: a new paradigm in pre-frailty/frailty assessment

Danya Pradeep Kumar, Nima Toosizadeh, Jane Mohler, Hossein Ehsani, Cassidy Mannier, Kaveh Laksari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Usual physical activity and subsequent hospital usage over 20 years in a general population: the EPIC-Norfolk cohort

Robert Luben, Shabina Hayat, Nicholas Wareham, Paul Pharoah, Kay-Tee Khaw

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of digital reminiscence therapy on people with dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial

SeolHwa Moon, Kyongok Park

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perturbation-based gait training to improve daily life gait stability in older adults at risk of falling: protocol for the REACT randomized controlled trial

Markus M. Rieger, Selma Papegaaij, Frans Steenbrink, Jaap H. van Dieën, Mirjam Pijnappels

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Nurse-patient interaction and self-transcendence: assets for a meaningful life in nursing home residents?

Gørill Haugan, Britt Moene Kuven, Wenche Mjanger Eide, Siv Eriksen Taasen, Eva Rinnan, Vivien Xi Wu, Jorunn Drageset, Beate André

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Reducing physical restraints by older adults in home care: development of an evidence-based guideline

Kristien Scheepmans, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, Louis Paquay, Hendrik Van Gansbeke, Koen Milisen

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparative implementation-effectiveness of three strategies to perform hearing screening among older adults in primary care clinics: study design and protocol

Janet Prvu Bettger, Rowena J. Dolor, David L. Witsell, Judy R. Dubno, Carl F. Pieper, Amy R. Walker, Mina Silberberg, Kristine A. Schulz, Pranab Majumder, Erika Juhlin, Sherri L. Smith, Howard W. Francis, Debara L. Tucci

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The social and economic burden on family caregivers for older adults in the Czech Republic

Petra Maresova, Sunwoo Lee, Oluwaseun Omolaja Fadeyi, Kamil Kuca

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Are people in residential care entitled to receive rehabilitation services following hip fracture? Views of the public from a citizens’ jury

Maria Crotty, Emmanuel S. Gnanamanickam, Ian Cameron, Meera Agar, Julie Ratcliffe, Kate Laver

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Web-based exercise versus supervised exercise for decreasing visceral adipose tissue in older adults with central obesity: a randomized controlled trial

Marcel Ballin, Andreas Hult, Sabine Björk, Emmy Lundberg, Peter Nordström, Anna Nordström

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of a community program for older adults with type 2 diabetes and multimorbidity: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

John J. Miklavcic, Kimberly D. Fraser, Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid, Kathryn Fisher, Amiram Gafni, Lauren E. Griffith, Sandra Hirst, Cheryl A. Sadowski, Lehana Thabane, Jean A. C. Triscott, Ross Upshur

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

It takes two to tango: carers’ reflections on their participation and the participation of people with dementia in the James Lind Alliance process

Agnete Nygaard, Liv Halvorsrud, Asta Bye, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sex and gender differences in technology needs and preferences among informal caregivers of persons with dementia

Chen Xiong, Bing Ye, Alex Mihailidis, Jill I. Cameron, Arlene Astell, Emily Nalder, Angela Colantonio

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of physical activity in older adults early in an emergency hospital admission: a prospective cohort study

Peter Hartley, Amanda L. DeWitt, Faye Forsyth, Roman Romero-Ortuno, Christi Deaton

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Caregiver strain on informal caregivers when providing care for older patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: a longitudinal prospective cohort study

T. L. Janssen, P. Lodder, J. de Vries, C. C. H. A. van Hoof – de Lepper, P. D. Gobardhan, G. H. Ho, L. van der Laan

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Suspected Aripiprazole-induced neutropenia in a geriatric patient: a case report

Tyler Torrico, Nakisa Kiai, Carlos Meza, Md Towhid Salam, Sara Abdijadid

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between sleep quality and loneliness in rural older individuals: a cross-sectional study in Shandong Province, China

Gaizhen Jia, Ping Yuan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Longitudinal association between housing accessibility and activities of daily living: the role of self-efficacy and control in people ageing with Parkinson’s disease

Giedre Gefenaite, Jonas Björk, Susanne Iwarsson, Björn Slaug, Steven M. Schmidt, Maria H. Nilsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of social engagement in the association of self-reported hearing loss and health-related quality of life

Jiamin Gao, Hongwei Hu, Lan Yao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Towards an understanding of the burdens of medication management affecting older people: the MEMORABLE realist synthesis

Ian Maidment, Sally Lawson, Geoff Wong, Andrew Booth, Anne Watson, Hadar Zaman, Judy Mullan, Jane McKeown, Sylvia Bailey

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relationships of self-management abilities to loneliness among older people: a cross-sectional study

Anna Petra Nieboer, KlaasJan Hajema, Jane Murray Cramm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Personal preferences of participation in fall prevention programmes: a descriptive study

Lotte M. Barmentloo, Branko F. Olij, Vicki Erasmus, Dini Smilde, Yvonne Schoon, Suzanne Polinder

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Kaumātua Mana Motuhake: peer education intervention to help Māori elders during later-stage life transitions

John G. Oetzel, Michael P. Cameron, Mary L. Simpson, Rangimahora Reddy, Sophie Nock, Hineitimoana Greensill, Pare Meha, Kirsten Johnston, Truely Harding, Pita Shelford, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Brendan Hokowhitu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

What lies beneath: a retrospective, population-based cohort study investigating clinical and resource-use characteristics of institutionalized older people in Catalonia

Jordi Amblàs-Novellas, Sebastià J. Santaeugènia, Emili Vela, Montse Clèries, Joan C. Contel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of a dementia awareness class on changing dementia attitudes in adolescents

Nicolas Farina, Laura J. Hughes, Ellen Jones, Sahdia Parveen, Alys W. Griffiths, Kathleen Galvin, Sube Banerjee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of hospitalisation to geriatric wards on the use of medications and potentially inappropriate medications - a health register study

Jeanette Schultz Johansen, Kjell H. Halvorsen, Kristian Svendsen, Kjerstin Havnes, Beate H. Garcia

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty transitions predict healthcare use and Medicare payments in older Mexican Americans: a longitudinal cohort study

Chih-Ying Li, Soham Al Snih, Lin-Na Chou, Amol Karmarkar, Yong-Fang Kuo, Kyriakos S. Markides, Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Technologically-enhanced psychological interventions for older adults: a scoping review

F. Vailati Riboni, B. Comazzi, K. Bercovitz, G. Castelnuovo, E. Molinari, F. Pagnini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceived risks, concession travel pass access and everyday technology use for out-of-home participation: cross-sectional interviews among older people in the UK

Sophie Nadia Gaber, Louise Nygård, Anders Kottorp, Georgina Charlesworth, Sarah Wallcook, Camilla Malinowsky

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A comprehensive assessment for community-based, person-centered care for older adults

Eliah Aronoff-Spencer, Padideh Asgari, Tracy L. Finlayson, Joseph Gavin, Melinda Forstey, Gregory J. Norman, Ian Pierce, Carlos Ochoa, Paul Downey, Karen Becerra, Zia Agha

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between walking 5000 step/day and fall incidence over six months in urban community-dwelling older people

T. Aranyavalai, C. Jalayondeja, W. Jalayondeja, S. Pichaiyongwongdee, J. Kaewkungwal, J. J. Laskin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparing the case-mix of frail older people at home and of those being admitted into residential care: a longitudinal study

Johanna de Almeida Mello, Sophie Cès, Dirk Vanneste, Thérèse Van Durme, Chantal Van Audenhove, Jean Macq, Brant Fries, Anja Declercq

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between a fracture risk tool and frailty: Geelong Osteoporosis Study

Monica C. Tembo, Kara L. Holloway-Kew, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Sophia X. Sui, Sarah M. Hosking, Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, Lana J. Williams, Mark A. Kotowicz, Julie A. Pasco

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility and safety of high-intensity interval training for the rehabilitation of geriatric inpatients (HIITERGY) a pilot randomized study

Rita Pires Peixoto, Véronique Trombert, Antoine Poncet, Jérôme Kizlik, Gabriel Gold, Georg Ehret, Andrea Trombetti, Jean-Luc Reny

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“Study protocol for the ≥65 years NOrthern jutland Cohort of Fall risk Assessment with Objective measurements (the NOCfao study)”

Morten Villumsen, Bo Grarup, Steffan Wittrup Mc Phee Christensen, Thorvaldur Skuli Palsson, Rogerio Pessoto Hirata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sarcopenic obesity and associations with mortality in older women and men – a prospective observational study

Å. von Berens, S. R. Obling, M. Nydahl, A. Koochek, L. Lissner, I. Skoog, K. Frändin, E. Skoglund, E. Rothenberg, T. Cederholm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Low serum albumin, aspartate aminotransferase, and body mass are risk factors for frailty in elderly people with diabetes–a cross-sectional study

Ikumi Yanagita, Yuya Fujihara, Chikayo Iwaya, Yuichi Kitajima, Misuzu Tajima, Masanao Honda, Yuji Teruya, Hideko Asakawa, Tomoko Ito, Terumi Eda, Noriko Yamaguchi, Yumi Kayashima, Mihoko Yoshimoto, Mayumi Harada, Shoji Yoshimoto, Eiji Aida, Toshihiko Yanase, Hajime Nawata, Kazuo Muta

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiovascular and all-cause mortality attributable to loneliness in older Swedish men and women

Masuma Novak, Margda Waern, Lena Johansson, Anna Zettergren, Lina Ryden, Hanna Wetterberg, Pia Gudmundsson, Ingmar Skoog

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hemoglobin concentration; a pathway to frailty

Zara Steinmeyer, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaelle Soriano, Armand Steinmeyer, Loic Ysebaert, Laurent Balardy, Sandrine Sourdet

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Readmission of older acutely admitted medical patients after short-term admissions in Denmark: a nationwide cohort study

M. Klinge, M. Aasbrenn, B. Öztürk, C. F. Christiansen, C. Suetta, E. Pressel, F. E. Nielsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility and behavioral effects of prolonged static and dynamic standing as compared to sitting in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Uros Marusic, Martijn L. T. M. Müller, Neil B. Alexander, Nicolaas I. Bohnen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perturbation-based balance training targeting both slip- and trip-induced falls among older adults: a randomized controlled trial

Leigh J. Allin, P. Gunnar Brolinson, Briana M. Beach, Sunwook Kim, Maury A. Nussbaum, Karen A. Roberto, Michael L. Madigan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Multimorbidity patterns, polypharmacy and their association with liver and kidney abnormalities in people over 65 years of age: a longitudinal study

Noemí Villén, Marina Guisado-Clavero, Sergio Fernández-Bertolín, Amelia Troncoso-Mariño, Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Ester Amado, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Albert Roso-Llorach, Concepción Violán

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of reduced formal care availability on formal/informal care patterns and caregiver health: a quasi-experimental study using the Japanese long-term care insurance reform

Atsushi Miyawaki, Yasuki Kobayashi, Haruko Noguchi, Taeko Watanabe, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Using the Drug Burden Index to identify older adults at highest risk for medication-related falls

Susan J. Blalock, Chelsea P. Renfro, Jessica M. Robinson, Joel F. Farley, Jan Busby-Whitehead, Stefanie P. Ferreri

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Older adults’ preferences for, adherence to and experiences of two self-management falls prevention home exercise programmes: a comparison between a digital programme and a paper booklet

Linda Mansson, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson, Dawn A. Skelton, Rebecka Janols, Helena Lindgren, Erik Rosendahl, Marlene Sandlund

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Symptom management strategies used by older community-dwelling people with multimorbidity and a high symptom burden - a qualitative study

Jeanette Eckerblad, Nana Waldréus, Åsa Johansson Stark, Lisa Ring Jacobsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Healthy aging through the lens of community-based practitioners: a focus group study

Rubee Dev, Oleg Zaslavsky, Barbara Cochrane, Thomas Eagen, Nancy F. Woods

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Safety of pharmacologic interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Jennifer A. Watt, Zahra Goodarzi, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Vera Nincic, Paul A. Khan, Marco Ghassemi, Yuan Thompson, Yonda Lai, Victoria Treister, Andrea C. Tricco, Sharon E. Straus

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Leptomeningeal metastasis in a marginal zone lymphoma, presenting as a delirium: case report

Lisa Dreessen, Nicolas Maréchal, Michel Verheyden, Ann De Becker, Kristin Jochmans, Tim Vanderhasselt, Bert Bravenboer, Ingo Beyer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Length of hospital stay after hip fracture and readmission rates of persons with and without Alzheimer’s disease: a matched cohort study

Blair Rajamaki, Marjaana Koponen, Sirpa Hartikainen, Anna-Maija Tolppanen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hearing loss and cognitive function among Chinese older adults: the role of participation in leisure activities

Jiamin Gao, Nicole M. Armstrong, Jennifer A. Deal, Frank R. Lin, Ping He

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Family caregiving in the community up to 8-years after onset of dementia

Eric Jutkowitz, Joseph E. Gaugler, Amal N. Trivedi, Lauren L. Mitchell, Pedro Gozalo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identifying elderly patients at risk of readmission after discharge from a short-stay unit in the emergency department using performance-based tests of daily activities

Louise Moeldrup Nielsen, Thomas Maribo, Hans Kirkegaard, Mette Kops Bjerregaard, Lisa Gregersen Oestergaard

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predicting non-elective hospital readmission or death using a composite assessment of cognitive and physical frailty in elderly inpatients with cardiovascular disease

Si-Min Yao, Pei-Pei Zheng, Yao-Dan Liang, Yu-Hao Wan, Ning Sun, Yao Luo, Jie-Fu Yang, Hua Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical activity in people with dementia attending farm-based dementia day care – a comparative actigraphy study

B. Finnanger Garshol, L. H. Ellingsen-Dalskau, I. Pedersen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of functional limitations and disability with elder abuse in India: a cross-sectional study

T. Sathya, Ramaswamy Premkumar

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exogenous intoxication by non-prescribed use of vitamin D, a case report

Ana Laura Teodoro de Paula, Wemerson Philipe Ferreira Gonzaga, Lucas Martins Oliveira, Taciana Carla Maia Feibelmann, Juliana Markus

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Resident-to-resident aggression in Norwegian nursing homes: a cross-sectional exploratory study

Anja Botngård, Arne Henning Eide, Laura Mosqueda, Wenche Malmedal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Self-reported generalised pruritus among community-dwelling older adults in Malaysia

Shin Shen Yong, Zhenli Kwan, Chin Chwen Ch’ng, Adrian Sze Wai Yong, Leng Leng Tan, Winn Hui Han, Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, Ai-Vyrn Chin, Maw Pin Tan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with health-related quality of life and burden on relatives of older people with multi-morbidity: a dyadic data study

Barbro Krevers, Anne Ekdahl, Tiny Jaarsma, Jeanette Eckerblad, Anna Milberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between chronic diseases and falls among a sample of older people in Finland

Milla Immonen, Marianne Haapea, Heidi Similä, Heidi Enwald, Niina Keränen, Maarit Kangas, Timo Jämsä, Raija Korpelainen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of physical and social environments on the risk of dementia among Taiwanese older adults: a population-based case-control study

Chih-Ching Liu, Yu Sun, Shiann-Far Kung, Hsien-Wen Kuo, Nuan-Ching Huang, Chung-Yi Li, Susan C. Hu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

What matters to you when the nursing home is your home: a qualitative study on the views of residents with dementia living in nursing homes

Agnete Nygaard, Liv Halvorsrud, Ellen Karine Grov, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Serum albumin and activities of daily living in Chinese centenarians: a cross-sectional study

Ke Han, Shengshu Wang, Wangping Jia, Wenzhe Cao, Miao Liu, Shanshan Yang, Jianhua Wang, Yao He

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cognitive function of older adults engaging in physical activity

Monisha Ingold, Nikki Tulliani, Chetwyn C. H. Chan, Karen P. Y. Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Nocturia in patients with cognitive dysfunction: a systematic review of the literature

Rebecca Haddad, Thomas F. Monaghan, Charles Joussain, Véronique Phé, Wendy Bower, Saskia Roggeman, Gilberte Robain, Karel Everaert

01.12.2020 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementing a multidisciplinary approach for older adults with Cancer: geriatric oncology in practice

Carolyn J. Presley, Jessica L. Krok-Schoen, Sarah A. Wall, Anne M. Noonan, Desiree C. Jones, Edmund Folefac, Nicole Williams, Janine Overcash, Ashley E. Rosko

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Disease severity accounts for minimal variance of quality of life in people with dementia and their carers: analyses of cross-sectional data from the MODEM study

Nicolas Farina, Derek King, Clare Burgon, Sharne Berwald, Elizabeth Bustard, Yvonne Feeney, Ruth Habibi, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Martin Knapp, Sube Banerjee, On behalf of the MODEM group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Iranian nurses’ perceptions about using physical restraint for hospitalized elderly people: a cross-sectional descriptive-correlational study

Azam Sharifi, Narges Arsalani, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, Farahnaz Mohammadi-Shahbolaghi, Abbas Ebadi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Dutch Pittsburgh Fatigability Scale for older adults

Marlies Feenstra, Nynke Smidt, Barbara C. van Munster, Nancy W. Glynn, Sophia E. de Rooij

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Client, caregiver, volunteer, and therapist views on a voluntary supported group exercise programme for older adults with dementia

Kristin Taraldsen, Elisabeth Boulton, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Ingvild Saltvedt, Randi Granbo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Optimisation of medications used in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Hend Almutairi, Andrew Stafford, Christopher Etherton-Beer, Leon Flicker

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Interventions to improve appropriate antibiotic prescribing in long-term care facilities: a systematic review

Elise Crayton, Michelle Richardson, Chris Fuller, Catherine Smith, Sunny Liu, Gillian Forbes, Niall Anderson, Laura Shallcross, Susan Michie, Andrew Hayward, Fabiana Lorencatto

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Third follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging and Dementia (CAIDE) cohort investigating determinants of cognitive, physical, and psychosocial wellbeing among the oldest old: the CAIDE85+ study protocol

Mariagnese Barbera, Jenni Kulmala, Inna Lisko, Eija Pietilä, Anna Rosenberg, Ilona Hallikainen, Merja Hallikainen, Tiina Laatikainen, Jenni Lehtisalo, Elisa Neuvonen, Minna Rusanen, Hilkka Soininen, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Tiia Ngandu, Alina Solomon, Miia Kivipelto

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Protocol for understanding acute sarcopenia: a cohort study to characterise changes in muscle quantity and physical function in older adults following hospitalisation

Carly Welch, Carolyn A. Greig, Tahir Masud, Thomas Pinkney, Thomas A. Jackson

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Study protocol for a hospital-to-home transitional care intervention for older adults with multiple chronic conditions and depressive symptoms: a pragmatic effectiveness-implementation trial

Maureen Markle-Reid, Carrie McAiney, Rebecca Ganann, Kathryn Fisher, Amiram Gafni, Alain P. Gauthier, Gail Heald-Taylor, Janet McElhaney, Jenny Ploeg, Diana J. Urajnik, Ruta Valaitis, Carly Whitmore

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Socio-demographic characteristics and cognitive performance in oldest old subjects asking for driving license renewal

Giuseppina Bernardelli, Palmina Caruso, Guido Travaini, Isabella Merzagora, Francesca Gualdi, Raffaela D. G. Sartori, Daniela Mari, Matteo Cesari, Valeria Edefonti

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The diagnostic value of the Short Physical Performance Battery for sarcopenia

Steven Phu, Ben Kirk, Ebrahim Bani Hassan, Sara Vogrin, Jesse Zanker, Solange Bernardo, Gustavo Duque

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Controlling nutritional status score predicts postoperative complications after hip fracture surgery

Toshio Yagi, Yusuke Oshita, Ichiro Okano, Takuma Kuroda, Koji Ishikawa, Takashi Nagai, Katsunori Inagaki

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Ethical perceptions towards real-world use of companion robots with older people and people with dementia: survey opinions among younger adults

Hannah L. Bradwell, Rhona Winnington, Serge Thill, Ray B. Jones

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of a 16-week multimodal exercise program on gait performance in individuals with dementia: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Sandra Trautwein, Bettina Barisch-Fritz, Andrea Scharpf, Steffen Ringhof, Thorsten Stein, Janina Krell-Roesch, Alexander Woll

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Care of older people with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia Hospitalized in Traumatology Units (CARExDEM): a quasi-experiment

Claudia Casafont, Ester Risco, Mercè Piazuelo, Marta Ancín-Pagoto, José Luis Cobo-Sánchez, Montserrat Solís-Muñoz, Adelaida Zabalegui

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Study protocol: older people in retirement villages. A survey and randomised trial of a multi-disciplinary invention designed to avoid adverse outcomes

K. Peri, J. B. Broad, J. Hikaka, M. Boyd, K. Bloomfield, Z. Wu, C. Calvert, A. Tatton, A-M Higgins, D. Bramley, M. J. Connolly

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dysbiosis, gut barrier dysfunction and inflammation in dementia: a pilot study

Vanessa Stadlbauer, Lara Engertsberger, Irina Komarova, Nicole Feldbacher, Bettina Leber, Gerald Pichler, Nicole Fink, Monika Scarpatetti, Walter Schippinger, Reinhold Schmidt, Angela Horvath

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The kinematics and strategies of recovery steps during lateral losses of balance in standing at different perturbation magnitudes in older adults with varying history of falls

Shani Batcir, Guy Shani, Amir Shapiro, Neil Alexander, Itshak Melzer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A grading system from health to death using routine experimental indicators based on the pre-chronic disease status theory

Yang Guang, Li Yuzhong, Liu Hui

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The development and validation of a prototype mobility tracker for assessing the life space mobility and activity participation of older adults

Soon Hoe Ho, Dion Piu Sern Tan, Pey June Tan, Ka Wei Ng, Zoe Zon Be Lim, Isabel Hui Leng Ng, Lok Hang Wong, Mimaika Luluina Ginting, Belinda Yuen, Ullal Jagadish Mallya, Mei Sian Chong, Chek Hooi Wong

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Healthy aging in elderly cochlear implant recipients: a multinational observational study

M. Marx, I. Mosnier, J. Belmin, J. Wyss, C. Coudert-Koall, A. Ramos, R. Manrique Huarte, R. Khnifes, O. Hilly, A. Martini, D. Cuda

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exploring the relationship between Nutrition, gUT microbiota, and BRain AgINg in community-dwelling seniors: the Italian NutBrain population-based cohort study protocol

Federica Prinelli, Nithiya Jesuthasan, Marco Severgnini, Massimo Musicco, Fulvio Adorni, Maria Lea Correa Leite, Chiara Crespi, Sara Bernini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mental health and well-being in older women in China: implications from the Andersen model

Hui Yang, Aaron Hagedorn, He Zhu, Honglin Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relative contribution of muscle strength, lean mass, and lower extremity motor function in explaining between-person variance in mobility in older adults

Nathan P. Wages, Janet E. Simon, Leatha A. Clark, Shinichi Amano, David W. Russ, Todd M. Manini, Brian C. Clark

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sarcopenia is associated with insomnia in Japanese older adults: a cross-sectional study of data from the Nagasaki Islands study

Yuki Nagaura, Hideaki Kondo, Mako Nagayoshi, Takahiro Maeda

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Is adiposity associated with objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviors in older adults?

Wenfei Zhu, Zhiwei Cheng, Virginia J. Howard, Suzanne E. Judd, Steven N. Blair, Yuliang Sun, Steven P. Hooker

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dual-task tests discriminate between dementia, mild cognitive impairment, subjective cognitive impairment, and healthy controls – a cross-sectional cohort study

Hanna B. Åhman, Ylva Cedervall, Lena Kilander, Vilmantas Giedraitis, Lars Berglund, Kevin J. McKee, Erik Rosendahl, Martin Ingelsson, Anna Cristina Åberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Spirituality and quality of life in older adults: a path analysis model

Sara Lima, Lurdes Teixeira, Raquel Esteves, Fátima Ribeiro, Fernanda Pereira, Ana Teixeira, Clarisse Magalhães

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“Establishing the criterion validity of the interRAI Check-Up Self-Report instrument”

Leon N. Geffen, Gabrielle Kelly, John N. Morris, Sophie Hogeveen, John Hirdes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Socioeconomic status, health-related behaviours, and death among older people: the Concord health and aging in men project prospective cohort study

Saman Khalatbari-Soltani, Fiona M. Blyth, Vasi Naganathan, David J. Handelsman, David G. Le Couteur, Markus J. Seibel, Louise M. Waite, Erin Cvejic, Robert G. Cumming

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A stepped-wedge randomised-controlled trial assessing the implementation, impact and costs of a prospective feedback loop to promote appropriate care and treatment for older patients in acute hospitals at the end of life: study protocol

Xing J. Lee, Alison Farrington, Hannah Carter, Carla Shield, Nicholas Graves, Steven M. McPhail, Gillian Harvey, Ben P. White, Lindy Willmott, Magnolia Cardona, Ken Hillman, Leonie Callaway, Adrian G. Barnett

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Being active 1½ years after hip fracture: a qualitative interview study of aged adults’ experiences of meaningfulness

Birgit Rasmussen, Claus Vinther Nielsen, Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Accelerometer-measured and self-reported physical activity in relation to extraversion and neuroticism: a cross-sectional analysis of two studies

Tiia Kekäläinen, Eija K. Laakkonen, Antonio Terracciano, Tiina Savikangas, Matti Hyvärinen, Tuija H. Tammelin, Timo Rantalainen, Timo Törmäkangas, Urho M. Kujala, Markku Alen, Vuokko Kovanen, Sarianna Sipilä, Katja Kokko

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dose response relationship of cumulative anticholinergic exposure with incident dementia: validation study of Korean anticholinergic burden scale

Yewon Suh, Young-Mi Ah, Euna Han, Kwanghee Jun, Sunghee Hwang, Kyung Hee Choi, Ju-Yeun Lee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A concept analysis of dignity-protective continence care for care dependent older people in long-term care settings

Joan Ostaszkiewicz, Virginia Dickson-Swift, Alison Hutchinson, Adrian Wagg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increasing prevalence of anticholinergic medication use in older people in England over 20 years: cognitive function and ageing study I and II

Carlota M. Grossi, Kathryn Richardson, George M. Savva, Chris Fox, Antony Arthur, Yoon K. Loke, Nicholas Steel, Carol Brayne, Fiona E. Matthews, Louise Robinson, Phyo K. Myint, Ian D. Maidment

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of a staff education programme about person-centred care and promotion of thriving on relatives’ satisfaction with quality of care in nursing homes: a multi-centre, non-equivalent controlled before-after trial

Qarin Lood, Karin Sjögren, Ådel Bergland, Marie Lindkvist, Marit Kirkevold, Per-Olof Sandman, David Edvardsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A prospective study for evaluation of structural and clinical validity of the Eating Assessment Tool

Riitta Möller, Stephanie Safa, Per Östberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementation of a complex intervention to improve participation in older people with joint contractures living in nursing homes: a process evaluation of a cluster-randomised pilot trial

Hanna Klingshirn, Martin Müller, Katrin Beutner, Julian Hirt, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill, Gabriele Meyer, Susanne Saal

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Outpatient psychotherapy for home-living vulnerable older adults with depression: study protocol of the PSY-CARE trial

Paul Gellert, Ann-Kristin Beyer, Christina Tegeler, Claudia Vathke, Johanna Nordheim, Adelheid Kuhlmey, Eva-Marie Kessler

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate prescribing to older patients receiving multidose drug dispensing

Anette Vik Josendal, Trine Strand Bergmo, Anne Gerd Granas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of regulation in the care of older people with depression living in long-term care: a systematic scoping review

Michelle Crick, Robin Devey-Burry, Jiale Hu, Douglas E. Angus, Chantal Backman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with physical activity in elderly nursing home residents: a path analysis

Jingxin Huang, Youqing Zou, Wentao Huang, Ye Zhou, Shanshan Lin, Jiaojiao Chen, Yutao Lan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between self-reported hearing loss and low socioeconomic status in Japan: findings from the Toyama dementia survey

Nobue Nakahori, Michikazu Sekine, Masaaki Yamada, Takashi Tatsuse, Hideki Kido, Michio Suzuki

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Medication omission rates in New Zealand residential aged care homes: a national description

Stephanie. M. Garratt, Ngaire. M. Kerse, Kathryn Peri, Monique. F. Jonas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Stand When You Can: development and pilot testing of an intervention to reduce sedentary time in assisted living

M. L. Voss, J. P. Pope, R. Larouche, J. L. Copeland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Nutrition assessment and geriatric associated conditions among community dwelling Iranian elderly people

Afsaneh Bakhtiari, Mahbobeh pourali, Shabnam Omidvar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sarcopenia is associated with hypertension in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tingting Bai, Fang Fang, Feika Li, Yan Ren, Jiaan Hu, Jiumei Cao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relocation experiences of the elderly to a long-term care facility in Taiwan: a qualitative study

Chia-Shan Wu, Jiin-Ru Rong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of frailty on admission to home care services and nursing homes: eight-year follow-up of a community-dwelling, older adult, Spanish cohort

Francisco Cegri, Francesc Orfila, Rosa M. Abellana, María Pastor-Valero

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Functional parameters indicative of mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review using instrumented kinematic assessment

Iván José Fuentes-Abolafio, Brendon Stubbs, Luis Miguel Pérez-Belmonte, María Rosa Bernal-López, Ricardo Gómez-Huelgas, Antonio Cuesta-Vargas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Agreement between self-reported morbidity and pharmacy claims data for prescribed medications in an older community based population

Clionadh Mannion, John Hughes, Frank Moriarty, Kathleen Bennett, Caitriona Cahir

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Late-life falling and depressive symptoms associated with the risk of Parkinson’s disease: a nationwide cohort data analysis

Yu Jin Jung, Ryul Kim, Dallah Yoo, Kyungdo Han, Jee-Young Lee

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Study protocol: pragmatic randomized control trial of my tools 4 care- in care (MT4C-in care) a web-based tool for family Carers of persons with dementia residing in long term care

Wendy Duggleby, Hannah O’Rourke, Jennifer Swindle, Shelley Peacock, Carrie McAiney, Pamela Baxter, Genevieve Thompson, Véronique Dubé, Cheryl Nekolaichuk, Sunita Ghosh, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Language equivalence of the modified falls efficacy scale (MFES) among English- and Spanish-speaking older adults: Rasch analysis

Robert J. Lucero, Sergio Romero, Robert Fieo, Yamnia Cortes, Jeannie P. Cimiotti, Lusine Poghosyan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation of comprehensive geriatric assessment in older patients undergoing pacemaker implantation

Andreas W. Schoenenberger, Ian Russi, Benjamin Berte, Vanessa Weberndörfer, Renate Schoenenberger-Berzins, Piotr Chodup, Remo Beeler, Florim Cuculi, Stefan Toggweiler, Richard Kobza

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of financial stress on self-rereported health and quality of life among older adults in five developing countries: a cross sectional analysis of WHO-SAGE survey

Rui Huang, Bishwajit Ghose, Shangfeng Tang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health profiles and socioeconomic characteristics of nonagenarians residing in Mugello, a rural area in Tuscany (Italy)

Cosmo Strozza, Patrizio Pasqualetti, Viviana Egidi, Claudia Loreti, Federica Vannetti, Claudio Macchi, Luca Padua, for the Mugello Study Working Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Family carers’ involvement strategies in response to sub-optimal health services to older adults living with dementia – a qualitative study

Kristin Häikiö, Mette Sagbakken, Jorun Rugkåsa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Screening for domestic abuse and its relationship with demographic variables among elderly individuals referred to primary health care centers of Shiraz in 2018

Maryam Hazrati, Maryam Mashayekh, Nasrin Sharifi, Seyedeh Ameneh Motalebi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessing the effectiveness of statin therapy for alleviating cerebral small vessel disease progression in people ≥75 years of age

Yuqi Guo, Yunpeng Li, Xukui Liu, Yi Cui, Yingxin Zhao, Shangwen Sun, Qing Jia, Qiang Chai, Gary Gong, Hua Zhang, Zhendong Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of body mass on future long-term care use

Olena Nizalova, Katerina Gousia, Julien Forder

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical frailty and its associated factors among elderly nursing home residents in China

Weiwei Liu, Martine Puts, Fen Jiang, Chuyi Zhou, Siyuan Tang, Sanmei Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comprehensive geriatric assessment in older patients with cancer: an external validation of the multidimensional prognostic index in a French prospective cohort study

Evelyne Liuu, Chunyun Hu, Simon Valero, Thomas Brunet, Amelie Jamet, Marie-Laure Bureau, Alberto Pilotto, Pierre-Jean Saulnier, Marc Paccalin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Informal and formal care among persons with dementia immediately before nursing home admission

Arnt Egil Ydstebø, Jurate Šaltytė Benth, Sverre Bergh, Geir Selbæk, Corinna Vossius

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prostate specific antigen test uptake: a cross sectional study on elderly men in Western Iran

Mehdi Mirzaei-Alavijeh, Farzad Jalilian, Laleh Solaimanizadeh, Abdollah Saadatfar, Shima Khashij, Razieh Pirouzeh, Farzaneh Solaimanizadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social participation is an important health behaviour for health and quality of life among chronically ill older Chinese people

Zeyun Feng, Jane Murray Cramm, Anna Petra Nieboer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Loneliness as a risk factor for frailty transition among older Chinese people

Sha Sha, Yuebin Xu, Lin Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Complications rate of and risk factors for the unplanned reoperation of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis in elderly patients: a retrospective single-Centre cohort study of 33 patients

Weiyang Zhong, Xinjie Liang, Xiaoji Luo, Tianji Huang, Zhengxue Quan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the effect of aquatic and land exercise on dynamic balance in older adults

Youngwook Kim, Michael N. Vakula, Benjamin Waller, Eadric Bressel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The influence of care home managers on the implementation of a complex intervention: findings from the process evaluation of a randomised controlled trial of dementia care mapping

R. Kelley, A. W. Griffiths, E. Shoesmith, J. McDermid, E. Couch, O. Robinson, D. Perfect, C. A. Surr

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Determinants of overburdening among informal carers: a systematic review

Nienke Lindt, Jantien van Berkel, Bob C. Mulder

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Care of family caregivers of persons with dementia (CaFCa) through a tailor-made mobile app: study protocol of a complex intervention study

Zarina Nahar Kabir, Angela Yee Man Leung, Åke Grundberg, Anne-Marie Boström, Kristina Lämås, Ana Paula Kallström, Cecilia Moberg, Berit Seiger Cronfalk, Sebastiaan Meijer, Hanne Konradsen

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of an online education intervention on stress and coping of family members after placing a relative with dementia into a residential care facility: protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Zhaozhao Hui, Chen Yang, Jieqiong Li, Diana Tze Fan Lee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of probable sarcopenia in community-dwelling older Swiss people – a cross-sectional study

Julia Wearing, Peter Konings, Rob A. de Bie, Maria Stokes, Eling D. de Bruin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Older adults with lower autobiographical memory abilities report less age-related decline in everyday cognitive function

Carina L. Fan, Kristoffer Romero, Brian Levine

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Discriminative validity of the Core outcome set functional independence in a population of older adults

Yvonne J. C. Dockx, Esther A. L. M. Molenaar, Di-Janne J. A. Barten, Cindy Veenhof

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Use of antidepressant medications among older adults in European long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional analysis from the SHELTER study

Silvia Giovannini, Graziano Onder, Henriëtte G. van der Roest, Eva Topinkova, Jacob Gindin, Maria Camilla Cipriani, Michael D. Denkinger, Roberto Bernabei, Rosa Liperoti, on behalf of the SHELTER Study Investigators

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cohort study investigating the relationship between patient reported outcome measures and pre-operative frailty in patients with operable, non-palliative colorectal cancer

J. Knight, K. Ayyash, K. Colling, J. Dhesi, V. Ewan, G. Danjoux, E. Kothmann, A. Mill, S. Taylor, D. Yates, Reema Ayyash

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Disrupted sleep and associated factors in Australian dementia caregivers: a cross-sectional study

Aisling Smyth, Lisa Whitehead, Eimear Quigley, Caroline Vafeas, Laura Emery

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Investigating the needs of family caregivers of older stroke patients: a longitudinal study in Iran

Mansoureh Ashghali Farahani, Shiva Bahloli, Roohangiz JamshidiOrak, Fatemeh Ghaffari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of household income with home-based rehabilitation and home help service utilization among long-term home care service users

Rumiko Tsuchiya-Ito, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Seigo Mitsutake, Shota Hamada, Satoru Yoshie, Katsuya Iijima, Nanako Tamiya

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Rationale and protocol of the StayFitLonger study: a multicentre trial to measure efficacy and adherence of a home-based computerised multidomain intervention in healthy older adults

S. Belleville, M. Cuesta, M. Bieler-Aeschlimann, K. Giacomino, A. Widmer, A. G. Mittaz Hager, D. Perez-Marcos, S. Cardin, B. Boller, N. Bier, M. Aubertin-Leheudre, L. Bherer, N. Berryman, S. Agrigoroaei, J. F. Demonet

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between change in lifestyle and cognitive functions among elderly Koreans: findings from the Korean longitudinal study of aging (2006–2016)

Hyeon Ji Lee, Jieun Jang, Dong-Woo Choi, Wonjeong Chae, Eun-Cheol Park, Sung-In Jang

01.12.2020 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Smart home for elderly care: development and challenges in China

Quan Zhang, Meiyu Li, Yijin Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potential associated factors of functional disability in Chinese older inpatients: a multicenter cross-sectional study

Hongpeng Liu, Jing Jiao, Chen Zhu, Minglei Zhu, Xianxiu Wen, Jingfen Jin, Hui Wang, Dongmei Lv, Shengxiu Zhao, Xinjuan Wu, Tao Xu

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

IMAGINE study protocol of a clinical trial: a multi-center, investigator-blinded, randomized, 36-month, parallel-group to compare the effectiveness of motivational interview in rehabilitation of older stroke survivors

Neus Gual, Laura Mónica Pérez, Carmina Castellano-Tejedor, Pilar Lusilla-Palacios, Judith Castro, Luís Soto-Bagaria, Laura Coll-Planas, Marta Roqué, Ana Belen Vena, Benito Fontecha, Jose M. Santiago, Eva Månsson Lexell, Carlos Chiatti, Susanne Iwarsson, Marco Inzitari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of exercise intervention on fall-related fractures in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Qiang Wang, Xiaowei Jiang, Yingchao Shen, Ping Yao, Jun Chen, Yuan Zhou, Yunfeng Gu, Zhiyuan Qian, Xi Cao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with self-rated health in a Norwegian population of older people participating in a preventive home visit program: a cross-sectional study

Astrid Fjell, Berit Cronfalk Seiger, Monica Hermann, Arvid Rongve, Jörg Aßmus, Lars Kvinge, Åke Seiger, Knut Skaug, Anne-Marie Boström

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A health concept with a social potential: an interview study with nursing home residents

Sofia Vikström, Helena K. Grönstedt, Tommy Cederholm, Erika Franzén, Åke Seiger, Gerd Faxén-Irving, Anne-Marie Boström

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A call to action for delirium research: Meta-analysis and regression of delirium associated mortality

May Zin Aung Thein, Jarett V. Pereira, Anita Nitchingham, Gideon A. Caplan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility of a mobility programme for people with dementia in the respite care setting: results of the DESKK study

Steffen Heinrich, Caren Horstmannshoff, Bernhard Holle

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Poor self-rated health predicts the incidence of functional disability in elderly community dwellers in Japan: a prospective cohort study

Shuko Takahashi, Kozo Tanno, Yuki Yonekura, Masaki Ohsawa, Toru Kuribayashi, Yasuhiro Ishibashi, Shinichi Omama, Fumitaka Tanaka, Ryohei Sasaki, Megumi Tsubota-Utsugi, Eri Takusari, Makoto Koshiyama, Toshiyuki Onoda, Kiyomi Sakata, Kazuyoshi Itai, Akira Okayama, on behalf of the Iwate KENCO study group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Accuracy of diagnosis and health service codes in identifying frailty in Medicare data

Natalia Festa, Sandra M. Shi, Dae Hyun Kim

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The protocol of a clinical quality registry for dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI): the Australian dementia network (ADNeT) Registry

Xiaoping Lin, Kasey Wallis, Stephanie A. Ward, Henry Brodaty, Perminder S. Sachdev, Sharon L. Naismith, Karolina Krysinska, John McNeil, Christopher C. Rowe, Susannah Ahern

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between exercise and health-related quality of life and medical resource use in elderly people with diabetes: a cross-sectional population-based study

Chien-Cheng Huang, Chien-Chin Hsu, Chong-Chi Chiu, Hung-Jung Lin, Jhi-Joung Wang, Shih-Feng Weng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patients’ perceptions of frequent hospital admissions: a qualitative interview study with older people above 65 years of age

Miaolin Huang, Carolien van der Borght, Merel Leithaus, Johan Flamaing, Geert Goderis

09.09.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Decision-making for receiving paid home care for dementia in the time of COVID-19: a qualitative study

Clarissa Giebel, Kerry Hanna, Jacqueline Cannon, Ruth Eley, Hilary Tetlow, Anna Gaughan, Aravind Komuravelli, Justine Shenton, Carol Rogers, Sarah Butchard, Steve Callaghan, Stan Limbert, Manoj Rajagopal, Kym Ward, Lisa Shaw, Rosie Whittington, Mishca Hughes, Mark Gabbay

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Functional Independence Measure score is associated with mortality in critically ill elderly patients admitted to an intermediate care unit

A. D’Andrea, D. Le Peillet, T. Fassier, V. Prendki, V. Trombert, J-L Reny, X. Roux

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

First insights on value-based healthcare of elders using ICHOM older person standard set reporting

Wei-Ju Lee, Li-Ning Peng, Chi-Hung Lin, Shinn-Zong Lin, Ching-Hui Loh, Sheng-Lun Kao, Tzu-Shing Hung, Chia-Yun Chang, Chun-Feng Huang, Ting-Ching Tang, Liang-Kung Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Variation between nursing homes in drug use and in drug-related problems

Amura Francesca Fog, Ibrahimu Mdala, Knut Engedal, Jørund Straand

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relationship between comprehensive geriatric assessment and amyloid PET in older persons with MCI

Fulvio Lauretani, Livia Ruffini, Maura Scarlattei, Marcello Maggio

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Analysis of the status quo of the Elderly’s demands of medical and elderly care combination in the underdeveloped regions of Western China and its influencing factors: a case study of Lanzhou

Jiancheng Wang, Yunhua Wang, Hui Cai, Juxia Zhang, Bei Pan, Guoxian Bao, Tiankang Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of a health-social partnership program for discharged non-frail older adults: a pilot study

Arkers Kwan Ching WONG, Frances Kam Yuet WONG, Jenny Sau Chun NGAI, Shirley Yu Kan HUNG, Wah Chun LI

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Antibiotic prescribing and non-prescribing in nursing home residents with signs and symptoms ascribed to urinary tract infection (ANNA): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Jeanine J. S. Rutten, Laura W. van Buul, Martin Smalbrugge, Suzanne E. Geerlings, Debby L. Gerritsen, Stephanie Natsch, Philip D. Sloane, Ruth B. Veenhuizen, Johannes C. van der Wouden, Cees M. P. M. Hertogh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and characteristics of older adults with a persistent death wish without severe illness: a large cross-sectional survey

Iris D. Hartog, Margot L. Zomers, Ghislaine J. M. W. van Thiel, Carlo Leget, Alfred P. E. Sachs, Cuno S. P. M. Uiterwaal, Vera van den Berg, Els van Wijngaarden

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Multimorbidity, physical frailty, and self-rated health in older patients with atrial fibrillation

Hawa O. Abu, Jane Saczynski, Jordy Mehawej, Tenes Paul, Hamza Awad, Benita A. Bamgbade, Isabelle C. Pierre-Louis, Mayra Tisminetzky, Catarina I. Kiefe, Robert J. Goldberg, David D. McManus

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Effectiveness of lidocaine/prilocaine cream on cardiovascular reactions from endotracheal intubation and cough events during recovery period of older patients under general anesthesia: prospective, randomized placebo-controlled study

Linsheng Lv, Lei Yan, Xun Liu, Miaoxia Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Components of the transitional care model (TCM) to reduce readmission in geriatric patients: a systematic review

Nadine Morkisch, Luz D. Upegui-Arango, Maria I. Cardona, Dirk van den Heuvel, Martina Rimmele, Cornel Christian Sieber, Ellen Freiberger

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Avoidability of drug-induced liver injury (DILI) in an elderly hospital cohort with cases assessed for causality by the updated RUCAM score

Mohammed Ibn-Mas’ud Danjuma, Hussam Almasri, Shaikha Alshokri, Fadi Khazahia Khir, Ashraf Elmalik, Naim Ghazi Battikh, Ibtihal Mahmoud Hassan Abdallah, Mohamed Elshafei, Haajra Fatima, Mouhand Faisal Hamad Mohamed, Yahya Maghoub, Tanweer Hussain, Ijaz Kamal, Zubair Anwer, Mubarak Ariyo Bidmos, Abdel-Naser Elzouki

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Overcoming existential loneliness: a cross-cultural study

B. P. M. Chung, J. Olofsson, F. K. Y. Wong, M. Rämgård

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Life worth living: cross-sectional study on the prevalence and determinants of the wish to die in elderly patients hospitalized in an internal medicine ward

Marc-Antoine Bornet, Eve Rubli Truchard, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider, Mathieu Bernard, Laure Schmied, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dose–response relationship between intergenerational contact frequency and depressive symptoms amongst elderly Chinese parents: a cross-sectional study

Yaofei Xie, Mengdi Ma, Wenwen Wu, Yupeng Zhang, Yuting Zhang, Xiaodong Tan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluating the care provision of a community-based serious-illness care program via chart measures

Christine E. Kistler, Matthew J. Van Dongen, Natalie C. Ernecoff, Timothy P. Daaleman, Laura C. Hanson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of dysphagia among nursing home residents in eastern China: a cross-sectional study

Shen Chen, Yan Cui, Yaping Ding, Changxian Sun, Ying Xing, Rong Zhou, Guohua Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Can cardiovascular risk management be improved by shared care with general practice to prevent cognitive decline following stroke/TIA? A feasibility randomised controlled trial (SERVED memory)

William J. Davison, Phyo K. Myint, Yoon K. Loke, Garth Ravenhill, David Turner, Chris Fox, Lee Shepstone, John F. Potter

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sing4Health: protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the effects of a singing group intervention on the well-being, cognitive function and health of older adults

Iolanda Costa Galinha, Manuel Farinha, Maria Luísa Lima, António Labisa Palmeira

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Emergency department outcome of elderly patients assisted by professional home services, the EPIGER study

Anne-Laure Feral-Pierssens, Gustave Toury, Fatima Sehimi, Nicolas Peschanski, Saïd Laribi, Amélie Carpentier, Magali Kraif, Clément Carbonnier, François-Xavier Duchateau, Yonathan Freund, Philippe Juvin, the EPIGER IRU-SFMU study group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness of a peer-based intervention on loneliness and social isolation of older Chinese immigrants in Canada: a randomized controlled trial

Daniel W. L. Lai, Jia Li, Xiaoting Ou, Celia Y. P. Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of sleep duration with risk of all-cause mortality and poor quality of dying in oldest-old people: a community-based longitudinal study

Chengbei Hou, Yinan Lin, Zachary Zimmer, Lap Ah. Tse, Xianghua Fang

01.12.2020 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Are we ready for artificial intelligence health monitoring in elder care?

Anita Ho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

International relevance of two measures of awareness of age-related change (AARC)

Serena Sabatini, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Clive Ballard, Allyson Brothers, Roman Kaspar, Rachel Collins, Sarang Kim, Anne Corbett, Dag Aarsland, Adam Hampshire, Helen Brooker, Linda Clare

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between rural-to-urban migration and the cognitive aging trajectories of older Chinese adults: results from a prospective cohort analysis

Jinzhao Xie, Jing Liao, Jing Zhang, Jing Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A Mokken scale analysis of the Kessler-6 screening measure among Chinese older population: findings from a national survey

Lisong Zhang, Zhongquan Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Can in-hospital or post discharge caregiver involvement increase functional performance of older patients? A systematic review

Margaretha van Dijk, Jasmien Vreven, Mieke Deschodt, Geert Verheyden, Jos Tournoy, Johan Flamaing

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The type 2 diabetes-specific dementia risk score (DSDRS) is associated with frailty, cognitive and functional status amongst Mexican community-dwelling older adults

Omar Yaxmehen Bello-Chavolla, Carlos Alberto Aguilar-Salinas, José Alberto Avila-Funes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of self-care ability scale for the elderly

Mehrdad Amir-Behghadami, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Mohammad Saadati, Masoumeh Gholizadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Unplanned return presentations of older patients to the emergency department: a root cause analysis

Babiche E. J. M. Driesen, Hanneke Merten, Cordula Wagner, H. Jaap Bonjer, Prabath W. B. Nanayakkara

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Poor health status, inappropriate glucose-lowering therapy and high one-year mortality in geriatric patients with type 2 diabetes

Antoine Christiaens, Benoit Boland, Marie Germanidis, Olivia Dalleur, Séverine Henrard

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patient and provider perspectives on the development and resolution of prescribing cascades: a qualitative study

Barbara J. Farrell, Lianne Jeffs, Hannah Irving, Lisa M. McCarthy

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An investigation and analysis of the activities of daily living of older adults living at home in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China: a cross-sectional study

Xiaofeng Xu, Lina Yang, Xiaohui Miao, Xiuying Hu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The stability of care preferences following acute illness: a mixed methods prospective cohort study of frail older people

S. N. Etkind, N. Lovell, A. E. Bone, P. Guo, C. Nicholson, F. E. M. Murtagh, I. J. Higginson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty phenotype and multi-domain impairments in older patients with chronic kidney disease

Simone Vettoretti, Lara Caldiroli, Giulia Porata, Carlotta Vezza, Matteo Cesari, Piergiorgio Messa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Age sequences of the elderly’ social network and its efficacies on well-being: an urban-rural comparison in China

Zhenhua Zheng, Hong Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The associations of the number of medications and the use of anticholinergics with recovery from tubal feeding: a longitudinal hospital-based study

Keiji Takata, Kentaro Oniki, Yuki Tateyama, Hiroki Yasuda, Miu Yokota, Sae Yamauchi, Norio Sugawara, Norio Yasui-Furukori, Junji Saruwatari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A study on depression of the elderly with different sleep quality in pension institutions in Northeastern China

Jun Zhang, Yingying Zhang, Zhenggang Luan, Xiujie Zhang, Haoran Jiang, Aiping Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation of “(fr)AGILE”: a quick tool to identify multidimensional frailty in the elderly

Ilaria Liguori, Gennaro Russo, Giulia Bulli, Francesco Curcio, Veronica Flocco, Gianlugi Galizia, David Della-Morte, Gaetano Gargiulo, Gianluca Testa, Francesco Cacciatore, Domenico Bonaduce, Pasquale Abete

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Acute hospital staff’s attitudes towards dementia and perceived dementia knowledge: a cross-sectional survey in Ireland

Brian Keogh, Wing Ting To, Louise Daly, Geralyn Hynes, Siobhan Kennelly, Brian Lawlor, Suzanne Timmons, Susan O’Reilly, Mairead Bracken-Scally, Aurelia Ciblis, Natalie Cole, Amanda Drury, Chiara Pittalis, Brendan Kennelly, Mary McCarron, Anne-Marie Brady

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Kaumātua Mana Motuhake Pōi: a study protocol for enhancing wellbeing, social connectedness and cultural identity for Māori elders

Brendan Hokowhitu, John G. Oetzel, Mary Louisa Simpson, Sophie Nock, Rangimahora Reddy, Pare Meha, Kirsten Johnston, Anne-Marie Jackson, Bevan Erueti, Poia Rewi, Isaac Warbrick, Michael P. Cameron, Yingsha Zhang, Stacey Ruru

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Implementation of the goal-directed medication review electronic decision support system (G-MEDSS)© into home medicines review: a protocol for a clusterrandomised clinical trial in older adults

Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell, Mouna Sawan, Emily Reeve, Danijela Gnjidic, Timothy F. Chen, Patrick J. Kelly, J. Simon Bell, Sarah N. Hilmer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The influence of integrated geriatric outpatient clinics on the health care utilization of older people

Yu-Ju Wei, Cheng-Fang Hsieh, Yu-Ting Huang, Ming-Shyan Huang, Tzu-Jung Fang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role and attitude of senior leaders in promoting group-based community physical activity: a qualitative study

Hiroko Komatsu, Kaori Yagasaki, Yuko Oguma, Yoshinobu Saito, Yasuhiro Komatsu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Shared decision-making in advance care planning for persons with dementia in nursing homes: a cross-sectional study

Bart Goossens, Aline Sevenants, Anja Declercq, Chantal Van Audenhove

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Accelerometry assessed physical activity of older adults hospitalized with acute medical illness - an observational study

Plamena Tasheva, Vanessa Kraege, Peter Vollenweider, Guillaume Roulet, Marie Méan, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increasing the uptake of vitamin D supplement use in Australian residential aged care facilities: results from the vitamin D implementation (ViDAus) study

Pippy Walker, Annette Kifley, Susan Kurrle, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Functional fitness normative values for elderly polish population

Zofia Ignasiak, Anna Sebastjan, Teresa Sławińska, Anna Skrzek, Wojciech Czarny, Paweł Król, Marian Rzepko, Barbara Duda-Biernacka, Anna Marchewka, Katarzyna Filar-Mierzwa, Sylwia Nowacka-Dobosz, Janusz Dobosz, Danuta Umiastowska

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Knowledge, skills and attitudes of older people and staff about getting up from the floor following a fall: a qualitative investigation

Dawn R. Swancutt, Suzy V. Hope, Benjamin P. Kent, Maria Robinson, Victoria A. Goodwin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical and psychological states interfere with health-related quality of life of institutionalized elderly: a cross-sectional study

Ilky Pollansky Silva e Farias, Luiza de Almeida Souto Montenegro, Rayssa Lucena Wanderley, Jannerson Cesar Xavier de Pontes, Antonio Carlos Pereira, Leopoldina de Fátima Dantas de Almeida, Yuri Wanderley Cavalcanti

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effects of neostigmine on postoperative cognitive function and inflammatory factors in elderly patients – a randomized trial

Bao Zhu, Defeng Sun, Lin Yang, Zhongliang Sun, Yan Feng, Chengcheng Deng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty as a predictor of future falls and disability: a four-year follow-up study of Chinese older adults

Quan Zhang, Xinyi Zhao, Huiying Liu, Hua Ding

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frailty and healthcare utilisation across care settings among community-dwelling older adults in Singapore

Lixia Ge, Chun Wei Yap, Bee Hoon Heng, Woan Shin Tan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Interprofessional medication assessment among home care patients: any impact on functioning? Results from a randomised controlled trial

K. Auvinen, A. Voutilainen, J. Jyrkkä, E. Lönnroos, P. Mäntyselkä

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of kidney function, serum albumin and hemoglobin on dementia severity in the oldest old people with newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease in a residential aged care facility: a cross-sectional study

Jia-Jyun Wu, Shuo-Chun Weng, Chih-Kuang Liang, Chu-Sheng Lin, Tsuo-Hung Lan, Shih-Yi Lin, Yu-Te Lin

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Paroxysmal hemicrania masquerading as a stroke in an elderly gentleman: case report

Boon Hian Tan, Astrid Melani Suantio, Yeow Hoay Koh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A scoping review of the Clinical Frailty Scale

Sophie Church, Emily Rogers, Kenneth Rockwood, Olga Theou

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Improving stamina and mobility with preop walking in surgical patients with frailty traits –OASIS IV: randomized clinical trial study protocol

Laboni Hoque, Ryan Dewolf, David Meyers, Daniel K. White, Kathleen M. Mazor, Mihaela Stefan, Sybil Crawford, Karim Alavi, Jennifer Yates, Mark Maxfield, Feiran Lou, Karl Uy, Matthias Walz, Alok Kapoor

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and manifestations in older patients with COVID-19

Chenchen Wei, Ya Liu, Yapeng Liu, Kai Zhang, Dezhen Su, Ming Zhong, Xiao Meng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A physical activity program versus usual care in the management of quality of life for pre-frail older adults with chronic pain: randomized controlled trial

Pedro Otones, Eva García, Teresa Sanz, Azucena Pedraz

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of dementia and language on hospitalizations: a retrospective cohort of long-term care residents

Karine Riad, Colleen Webber, Ricardo Batista, Michael Reaume, Emily Rhodes, Braden Knight, Denis Prud’homme, Peter Tanuseputro

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Training improves the handling of inhaler devices and reduces the severity of symptoms in geriatric patients suffering from chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease

Marie-Christine Luley, Tobias Loleit, Elmar Knopf, Marija Djukic, Carl-Peter Criée, Roland Nau

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Glycaemia and hand grip strength in aging people: Guangzhou biobank cohort study

Xue Liang, Chao Qiang Jiang, Wei Sen Zhang, Feng Zhu, Ya Li Jin, Kar Keung Cheng, Tai Hing Lam, Lin Xu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility of a yoga intervention to decrease pain in older women: a randomized controlled pilot study

Rebecca Seguin-Fowler, Meredith Graham, Judy Ward, Galen Eldridge, Urshila Sriram, Diane Fine

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mediating factors on the association between fear of falling and health-related quality of life in community-dwelling German older people: a cross-sectional study

Sophie Gottschalk, Hans-Helmut König, Michael Schwenk, Carl-Philipp Jansen, Corinna Nerz, Clemens Becker, Jochen Klenk, Judith Dams

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Self-reported activities of daily living, health and quality of life among older adults in South Africa and Uganda: a cross sectional study

Sanni Yaya, Dina Idriss-Wheeler, N’doh Ashken Sanogo, Maude Vezina, Ghose Bishwajit

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical frailty predicts the development of social frailty: a prospective cohort study

Koutatsu Nagai, Kayoko Tamaki, Hiroshi Kusunoki, Yosuke Wada, Shotaro Tsuji, Masako Itoh, Kyoko Sano, Manabu Amano, Seiya Hayashitani, Ryota Yokoyama, Ryo Yonezawa, Tsukasa Kamitani, Ken Shinmura

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Precision implementation of early ambulation in elderly patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized-controlled clinical trial

Zhaomei Cui, Na Li, Chaonan Gao, Yiou Fan, Xin Zhuang, Jing Liu, Jie Zhang, Qi Tan

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The MAKS-s study: multicomponent non-pharmacological intervention for people with severe dementia in inpatient care – study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Kristina Diehl, André Kratzer, Elmar Graessel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Coverage of non-receipt of cash transfer (Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty) and associated factors among older persons in the Mampong Municipality, Ghana – a quantitative analysis

Doris Ottie-Boakye

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparing proton pump inhibitors with histamin-2 receptor blockers regarding the risk of osteoporotic fractures: a nested case-control study of more than 350,000 Korean patients with GERD and peptic ulcer disease

Joo-Hyun Park, Jessie Lee, Su-Yeon Yu, Jin-Hyung Jung, Kyungdo Han, Do-Hoon Kim, Jinnie Rhee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Determinants of participation in a post-hospitalization physical exercise program for older adults

Miriam Urquiza, Iñaki Echeverria, Ariadna Besga, María Amasene, Idoia Labayen, Ana Rodriguez-Larrad, Julia Barroso, Mikel Aldamiz, Jon Irazusta

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Older age and frailty are the chief predictors of mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to an acute medical unit in a secondary care setting- a cohort study

Rajkumar Chinnadurai, Onesi Ogedengbe, Priya Agarwal, Sally Money-Coomes, Ahmad Z. Abdurrahman, Sajeel Mohammed, Philip A. Kalra, Nicola Rothwell, Sweta Pradhan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Challenging oneself on the threshold to the world of research – frail older people’s experiences of involvement in research

Isak Berge, Emmelie Barenfeld, Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Maria Haak, Qarin Lood

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Supporting the mobilization of health assets among older community dwellers residing in senior-only households in Singapore: a qualitative study

Betsy Seah, Geir Arild Espnes, Emily Neo Kim Ang, Jian Yang Lim, Yanika Kowitlawakul, Wenru Wang

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The MIPAM trial: a 12-week intervention with motivational interviewing and physical activity monitoring to enhance the daily amount of physical activity in community-dwelling older adults – a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Christoffer Bruun Korfitsen, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Henning Boje Andersen, Jan Christensen, Henning Langberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

External validation of the detection of indicators and vulnerabilities for emergency room trips (DIVERT) scale: a retrospective cohort study

Fabrice I. Mowbray, Aaron Jones, Connie Schumacher, John Hirdes, Andrew P. Costa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Low calf circumference is associated with frailty in diabetic adults aged over 80 years

Yun-Xia Zhu, Yue Zhang, Yan-Yan Wang, Chen-Xi Ren, Jun Xu, Xiao-Yan Zhang

01.12.2020 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Revisiting: “prevalence of and factors associated with sarcopenia among multi-ethnic ambulatory older Asians with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a primary care setting”

Xueting Li, Fengqiang Xu, Longgang Hu, Hao Fang, Yi An

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Unmet care needs in the oldest old with social loss experiences: results of a representative survey

Janine Stein, Margrit Löbner, Alexander Pabst, Hans-Helmut König, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health care costs of injury in the older population: a prospective multicentre cohort study in the Netherlands

Marjolein van der Vlegel, Juanita A. Haagsma, A. J. L. M. Geraerds, Leonie de Munter, Mariska A. C. de Jongh, Suzanne Polinder

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Train the brain with music (TBM): brain plasticity and cognitive benefits induced by musical training in elderly people in Germany and Switzerland, a study protocol for an RCT comparing musical instrumental practice to sensitization to music

Clara E. James, Eckart Altenmüller, Matthias Kliegel, Tillmann H.C. Krüger, Dimitri Van De Ville, Florian Worschech, Laura Abdili, Daniel S. Scholz, Kristin Jünemann, Alexandra Hering, Frédéric Grouiller, Christopher Sinke, Damien Marie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Decreased swallowing function in the sarcopenic elderly without clinical dysphagia: a cross-sectional study

Yen-Chih Chen, Pei-Yun Chen, Yu-Chen Wang, Tyng-Guey Wang, Der-Sheng Han

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Lack of association between circulating apelin level and frailty-related functional parameters in older adults: a cross-sectional study

Il-Young Jang, Seungjoo Lee, Jeoung Hee Kim, Eunju Lee, Jin Young Lee, So Jeong Park, Da Ae Kim, Mark W. Hamrick, Jin Hoon Park, Beom-Jun Kim

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey assessing the preparedness of the long-term care sector to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Canada

Henry Yu-Hin Siu, Lorand Kristof, Dawn Elston, Abe Hafid, Fred Mather

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

How does ageism influence frailty? A preliminary study using a structural equation model

Bo Ye, Junling Gao, Hua Fu, Hao Chen, Wenjing Dong, Ming Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Fingerfoods: a feasibility study to enhance fruit and vegetable consumption in Dutch patients with dementia in a nursing home

Annemijn Visscher, Marieke C. E. Battjes-Fries, Ondine van de Rest, Olga N. Patijn, Mascha van der Lee, Nienke Wijma-Idsinga, Gerda K. Pot, Peter Voshol

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of poor glycemic control in cognitive performance in the elderly with type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Mexican Health and Aging Study

Alberto J. Mimenza-Alvarado, Gilberto A. Jiménez-Castillo, Sara G. Yeverino-Castro, Abel J. Barragán-Berlanga, Mario U. Pérez-Zepeda, J. Alberto Ávila-Funes, Sara G. Aguilar-Navarro

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in hospitalized older patients with versus without prolonged use of opioid analgesics, benzodiazepines, and z-hypnotics: a cross-sectional study

Socheat Cheng, Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui, Michael Gossop, Knut Stavem, Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen, Christofer Lundqvist

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of frailty in aortic valve surgery

Elisabet Berastegui Garcia, Maria Luisa Camara Rosell, Enrique Moret Ruiz, Irma Casas Garcia, Sara Badia Gamarra, Claudio Fernandez Gallego, Luis Delgado Ramis, Ignasi Julia Almill, Anna Llorens Ferrer, Bernat Romero Ferrer, Antoni Bayes Genis, Christian Muñoz Guijosa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prospective GERiatric Observational (ProGERO) study: cohort design and preliminary results

Marcos Daniel Saraiva, Luís Fernando Rangel, Julia Lusis Lassance Cunha, Thereza Cristina Ariza Rotta, Christian Douradinho, Eugênia Jatene Bou Khazaal, Márlon Juliano Romero Aliberti, Thiago Junqueira Avelino-Silva, Daniel Apolinario, Claudia Kimie Suemoto, Wilson Jacob-Filho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dropout from farm-based day care for people with dementia in Norway: a follow-up study

T. L. Ibsen, Ø. Kirkevold, G. G. Patil, S. Eriksen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Revisiting the hypothesis of syndromic frailty: a cross-sectional study of the structural validity of the frailty phenotype

François Béland, Dominic Julien, Christina Wolfson, Howard Bergman, Pierrette Gaudreau, Claude Galand, John Fletcher, Maria-Victoria Zunzunegui, Bryna Shatenstein, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, José A. Morais, Tamàs Fülöp

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Longitudinal trajectory of disability in community-dwelling older adults: An observational cohort study in South Korea

Hae Reong Kim, Heayon Lee, Yoonje Seong, Eunju Lee, Hee-Won Jung, Yu Rang Park, Il-Young Jang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Community-dwelling older adults’ awareness of the inappropriate use of proton pump inhibitors

Mohammad Rababa, Abeer Rababa’h

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physiotherapists’ perceptions of challenges facing evidence-based practice and the importance of environmental empowerment in fall prevention in the municipality – a qualitative study

Hilde Worum, Daniela Lillekroken, Kirsti Skavberg Roaldsen, Birgitte Ahlsen, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Functional decline in geriatric rehabilitation ward; is it ascribable to hospital acquired infection? A prospective cohort study

Marie Laurent, Nadia Oubaya, Jean-Philippe David, Cynthia Engels, Florence Canoui-Poitrine, Lola Corsin, Eveline Liuu, Etienne Audureau, Sylvie Bastuji-Garin, Elena Paillaud

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Interventions to foster family inclusion in nursing homes for people with dementia: a systematic review

Ramona Backhaus, Linda J. M. Hoek, Erica de Vries, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Jan P. H. Hamers, Hilde Verbeek

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

What do older adults with multimorbidity and polypharmacy think about deprescribing? The LESS study - a primary care-based survey

Zsofia Rozsnyai, Katharina Tabea Jungo, Emily Reeve, Rosalinde K. E. Poortvliet, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Sven Streit

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Changes in the provision of instrumental support by older adults in nine European countries during 2004—2015: a panel data analysis

S. K. Lestari, X. de Luna, M. Eriksson, G. Malmberg, N. Ng

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A three-armed cognitive-motor exercise intervention to increase spatial orientation and life-space mobility in nursing home residents: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial in the PROfit project

Bettina Wollesen, Madeleine Fricke, Carl-Philipp Jansen, Katharina Gordt, Michael Schwenk, Thomas Muehlbauer, Christina Morawietz, Adele Kruse, Klaus Gramann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Substantial gap in primary care: older adults with HIV presenting late to care

Faiza Yasin, Christina Rizk, Bennie Taylor, Lydia A. Barakat

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of morbidity on care need increase and mortality in nursing homes: a retrospective longitudinal study using administrative claims data

Katrin C. Reber, Ivonne Lindlbauer, Claudia Schulz, Kilian Rapp, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health impact of providing informal care in Portugal

Fátima Barbosa, Gina Voss, Alice Delerue Matos

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Causes of death in a nationwide cohort of community-dwellers with Alzheimer’s disease

Anna-Maija Tolppanen, Heidi Taipale, Marjaana Koponen, Jari Tiihonen, Sirpa Hartikainen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Can voucher scheme enhance primary care provision for older adults: cross-sectional study in Hong Kong

Johnny T. K. Cheung, Samuel Y.S. Wong, Dicken C. C. Chan, Dexing Zhang, Lawrence H. F. Luk, Patsy Y. K. Chau, Benjamin H. K. Yip, Eric K. P. Lee, Eliza L. Y. Wong, E. K. Yeoh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cross-sectoral inter-rater reliability of the clinical frailty scale – a Danish translation and validation study

Søren Kabell Nissen, Anders Fournaise, Jørgen T. Lauridsen, Jesper Ryg, Christian H. Nickel, Claire Gudex, Mikkel Brabrand, Karen Andersen-Ranberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validity and reliability testing of the Spanish version of the BESTest and mini-BESTest in healthy community-dwelling elderly

Pilar Dominguez-Olivan, Angel Gasch-Gallen, Esmeralda Aguas-Garcia, Ana Bengoetxea

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer in the elderly aged over 80 years old versus non-elderly: a retrospective cohort study

Yoshitake Ueda, Norio Shiraishi, Takahide Kawasaki, Tomonori Akagi, Shigeo Ninomiya, Hidefumi Shiroshita, Tsuyoshi Etoh, Masafumi Inomata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exercise interveNtion outdoor proJect in the cOmmunitY for older people – results from the ENJOY Seniors Exercise Park project translation research in the community

Pazit Levinger, Maya Panisset, Jeremy Dunn, Terry Haines, Briony Dow, Frances Batchelor, Stuart Biddle, Gustavo Duque, Keith D. Hill

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between tea consumption and cognitive impairment in middle-aged and older adults

Jia Zhang, Anxin Wang, Xiaoli Zhang, Shuohua Chen, Shouling Wu, Xingquan Zhao, Qian Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Developing an assessment scale for long-term care reablement literacy in home care workers in Taiwan using a modified Delphi method

Hsiao-Wei Yu, Tzu-Ying Chiu, Pin-Yuan Chen, Tai-Hsiang Liao, Wen-Hui Chang, Mei-Wen Wang, Pay-Shin Lin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physician assistants in geriatric medical care

Andrzej Kozikowski, Trenton Honda, Freddi Segal-Gidan, Roderick S. Hooker

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“A false sense of confidence” The perceived role of inflammatory point-of-care testing in managing urinary tract infections in Dutch nursing homes: a qualitative study

S. D. Kuil, C. Schneeberger, F. van Leth, M. D. de Jong, J. Harting

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An elderly diabetic patient with McArdle disease and recurrent rhabdomyolysis: a potential association with late hypoinsulinemia?

Pedro Renato Chocair, Sara Mohrbacher, Precil Diego Miranda de Menezes Neves, Leonardo Victor Barbosa Pereira, Erico Souza Oliveira, Luciana Loureiro Nardotto, Alessandra Martins Bales, Victor Augusto Hamamoto Sato, Sabrina Neves Silva, Bernadete Maria Coelho Ferreira, Américo Lourenço Cuvello-Neto

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The detrimental impacts of negative age stereotypes on the episodic memory of older adults: does social participation moderate the effects?

Stephen C. Y. Chan, Alma M. L. Au, Simon M. K. Lai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Emergency department and hospital admissions among people with dementia living at home or in nursing homes: results of the European RightTimePlaceCare project on their frequency, associated factors and costs

F. Javier Afonso-Argilés, Gabriele Meyer, Astrid Stephan, Mercè Comas, Ansgar Wübker, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Connie Lethin, Kai Saks, Maria Soto-Martin, Caroline Sutcliffe, Hilde Verbeek, Adelaida Zabalegui, Anna Renom-Guiteras, on behalf of the RightTimePlaceCare Consortium

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Inclusion of medication-related fall risk in fall risk assessment tool in geriatric care units

Jana Michalcova, Karel Vasut, Marja Airaksinen, Katarina Bielakova

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The prevalence of malnutrition and impact on patient outcomes among older adults presenting at an Irish emergency department: a secondary analysis of the OPTI-MEND trial

Anne Griffin, Aoife O’Neill, Margaret O’Connor, Damien Ryan, Audrey Tierney, Rose Galvin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social participation needs of older adults living in a rural regional county municipality: toward reducing situations of isolation and vulnerability

Mélanie Levasseur, Sonia Routhier, Irma Clapperton, Chantal Doré, Frances Gallagher

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Inflammatory indexes are not associated with sarcopenia in Chinese community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study

Tianjiao Tang, Lingling Xie, Lingling Tan, Xiaoyi Hu, Ming Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Provincial legislative and regulatory standards for pain assessment and management in long-term care homes: a scoping review and in-depth case analysis

Natasha L. Gallant, Allie Peckham, Gregory Marchildon, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Blair Roblin, Rhonda J. N. Stopyn

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Barriers to effective prescribing in older adults: applying the theoretical domains framework in the ambulatory setting – a scoping review

Sabrina Lau, Penny Lun, Wendy Ang, Keng Teng Tan, Yew Yoong Ding

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Education interventions for health professionals on falls prevention in health care settings: a 10-year scoping review

L. Shaw, D. Kiegaldie, M. K. Farlie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differences in sarcopenia prevalence between upper-body and lower-body based EWGSOP2 muscle strength criteria: the Tromsø study 2015–2016

Jonas Johansson, Bjørn Heine Strand, Bente Morseth, Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock, Sameline Grimsgaard

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Renal dysfunction is associated with decline of cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults: Korean frailty and aging cohort study

Ji Yoon Kong, Jin Sug Kim, Min Hye Kang, Hyeon Seok Hwang, Chang Won Won, Kyung Hwan Jeong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Expectations and experiences with physician care among patients receiving post-acute care in US skilled nursing facilities

Kira L. Ryskina, Kierra A. Foley, Jason H. Karlawish, Joshua D. Uy, Briana Lott, Erica Goldberg, Nancy A. Hodgson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of a multicomponent high intensity exercise program on physical function and health-related quality of life in older adults with or at risk of mobility disability after discharge from hospital: a randomised controlled trial

Sylvia Sunde, Karin Hesseberg, Dawn A. Skelton, Anette Hylen Ranhoff, Are Hugo Pripp, Marit Aarønæs, Therese Brovold

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exploring person-centred care in relation to resource utilization, resident quality of life and staff job strain – findings from the SWENIS study

Anders Sköldunger, Per-Olof Sandman, Annica Backman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between self-reported walking speed and calcaneal stiffness index in postmenopausal Japanese women

Yoshihito Tomita, Kazuhiko Arima, Satoshi Mizukami, Ritsu Tsujimoto, Shin-ya Kawashiri, Takayuki Nishimura, Takuhiro Okabe, Natsumi Tanaka, Yuzo Honda, Kazumi Nakahara, Naoko Yamamoto, Izumi Ohmachi, Hisashi Goto, Maiko Hasegawa, Youko Sou, Itsuko Horiguchi, Mitsuo Kanagae, Yasuyo Abe, Fumiaki Nonaka, Mami Tamai, Hirotomo Yamanashi, Yasuhiro Nagata, Atsushi Kawakami, Takahiro Maeda, Kiyoshi Aoyagi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Risk factors for hospital readmission in older adults within 30 days of discharge – a comparative retrospective study

Maria Glans, Annika Kragh Ekstam, Ulf Jakobsson, Åsa Bondesson, Patrik Midlöv

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development, reliability and validity of the Safe Use of Mobility Aids Checklist (SUMAC) for 4-wheeled walker use in people living with dementia

Susan W. Hunter, Alison Divine, Humberto Omana, Ed Madou, Jeffrey Holmes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of anemia with mobility capacity in older adults: a Korean nationwide population-based cross-sectional study

Ki Young Son, Dong Wook Shin, Ji Eun Lee, Sang Hyuck Kim, Jae Moon Yun, Belong Cho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and incidence of cognitive impairment in an elder Portuguese population (65–85 years old)

Ricardo Pais, Luís Ruano, Carla Moreira, Ofélia P. Carvalho, Henrique Barros

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of a patient-centred deprescribing procedure in older multimorbid patients in Swiss primary care - A cluster-randomised clinical trial

Stefan Zechmann, Oliver Senn, Fabio Valeri, Stefan Essig, Christoph Merlo, Thomas Rosemann, Stefan Neuner-Jehle

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differentiating objective and subjective dimensions of social isolation and apprasing their relations with physical and mental health in italian older adults

Maddalena Fiordelli, Gabriele Sak, Benedetta Guggiari, Peter J. Schulz, Serena Petrocchi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The pattern of stressful life events prior to suicide among the older adults in rural China: a national case-control psychological autopsy study

Qiqing Mo, Zhenyu Ma, Guojun Wang, Cunxian Jia, Lu Niu, Liang Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Long-term cost-utility analysis of remote monitoring of older patients with pacemakers: the PONIENTE study

Rafael Jesus Bautista-Mesa, Antonio Lopez-Villegas, Salvador Peiro, Daniel Catalan-Matamoros, Emilio Robles-Musso, Remedios Lopez-Liria, Cesar Leal-Costa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The migrating mediators and the interaction associated with the use of essential public health services: a cross-sectional study in Chinese older migrants

Chengxu Long, Shangfeng Tang, Ruoxi Wang, Lu Ji, Yang Wang, Tailai Wu, Zhifei Li, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The influence of co-residential and non-co-residential living arrangements on sufficient fruit and vegetable consumption in the aging population in Thailand

Sirinya Phulkerd, Rossarin Soottipong Gray, Aphichat Chamratrithirong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Negative stereotypes, fear and social distance: a systematic review of depictions of dementia in popular culture in the context of stigma

Lee-Fay Low, Farah Purwaningrum

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Is preoperative anxiety associated with postoperative delirium in older persons undergoing cardiac surgery? Secondary data analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Koen Milisen, Bastiaan Van Grootven, Wim Hermans, Karen Mouton, Layth Al Tmimi, Steffen Rex, Elke Detroyer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors influencing the deterioration from cognitive decline of normal aging to dementia among nursing home residents

Audai A. Hayajneh, Mohammad Rababa, Alia A. Alghwiri, Dina Masha’al

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social engagement within the facility increased life expectancy in nursing home residents: a follow-up study

Roberto Pastor-Barriuso, Alicia Padrón-Monedero, Lina M. Parra-Ramírez, Fernando J. García López, Javier Damián

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between length of residence and prevalence of MRSA colonization among residents in geriatric long-term care facilities

Teppei Sasahara, Ryusuke Ae, Akio Yoshimura, Koki Kosami, Kazumasa Sasaki, Yumiko Kimura, Dai Akine, Masanori Ogawa, Kenji Hamabata, Shuji Hatakeyama, Longzhu Cui

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Racial and ethnic patterns and differences in health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries with and without cognitive deficits or Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Sungchul Park, Jie Chen

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Map the apps: a rapid review of digital approaches to support the engagement of older adults in strength and balance exercises

Lisa McGarrigle, Elisabeth Boulton, Chris Todd

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Measuring consumer access, appraisal and application of services and information for dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a key component of dementia literacy

Kathleen Veronica Doherty, Hoang Nguyen, Claire E. A. Eccleston, Laura Tierney, Ron L. Mason, Aidan Bindoff, Andrew Robinson, James Vickers, Fran McInerney

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characteristics and outcomes of frail patients with suspected infection in intensive care units: a descriptive analysis from a multicenter cohort study

Akira Komori, Toshikazu Abe, Kazuma Yamakawa, Hiroshi Ogura, Shigeki Kushimoto, Daizoh Saitoh, Seitaro Fujishima, Yasuhiro Otomo, Joji Kotani, Yuichiro Sakamoto, Junichi Sasaki, Yasukazu Shiino, Naoshi Takeyama, Takehiko Tarui, Ryosuke Tsuruta, Taka-aki Nakada, Toru Hifumi, Hiroki Iriyama, Toshio Naito, Satoshi Gando, for the JAAM SPICE Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characteristics of resting-state functional connectivity in older adults after the PICMOR intervention program: a preliminary report

Hikaru Sugimoto, Toshikazu Kawagoe, Mihoko Otake-Matsuura

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical characteristics, treatment methods and prognoses of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese population: a single institution retrospective cohort study

Chonji Fukumoto, Shouhei Ogisawa, Masashi Tani, Toshiki Hyodo, Ryouta Kamimura, Yuta Sawatani, Tomonori Hasegawa, Yuske Komiyama, Atsushi Fujita, Takahiro Wakui, Yasuo Haruyama, Gen Kobashi, Hitoshi Kawamata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Course of activities of daily living in nursing home residents with dementia from admission to 36-month follow-up

Reidun Haarr Johansen, Karoline Olsen, Sverre Bergh, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Geir Selbæk, Anne-Sofie Helvik

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mental wellbeing in the German old age population largely unaltered during COVID-19 lockdown: results of a representative survey

Susanne Röhr, Ulrich Reininghaus, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A balance between meaningfulness and risk of harm – frail elderly patients’ perceptions of physical activity and exercise – an interview study

Kristina Åhlund, Birgitta Öberg, Niklas Ekerstad, Maria Bäck

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Measuring global functioning in older adults with cognitive impairments using the Rasch model

Rocco Palumbo, Alberto Di Domenico, Federica Piras, Salvatore Bazzano, Mario Zerilli, Fabio Lorico, Erika Borella

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of texture properties of semi-solid food on the sensory test for pharyngeal swallowing effort in the older adults

Jin-Woo Park, Seul Lee, Byoungseung Yoo, Kiyeon Nam

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Independent and synergistic effects of pain, insomnia, and depression on falls among older adults: a longitudinal study

Yuxiao Li, Minhui Liu, Xiaocao Sun, Tianxue Hou, Siyuan Tang, Sarah L. Szanton

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical therapy interventions for older people with vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders addressing mobility and participation: a systematic review

Verena Regauer, Eva Seckler, Martin Müller, Petra Bauer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Healthcare utilisation in the last year of life in internal medicine, young-old versus old-old

Vanda Ho, Cynthia Chen, Sara Ho, Benjamin Hooi, Loo Swee Chin, Reshma Aziz Merchant

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with success in transition care services among older people in Australia

Monica Cations, Catherine Lang, Maria Crotty, Steven Wesselingh, Craig Whitehead, Maria C. Inacio

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of malnutrition among older adults aged above 65 years in eastern Ethiopia: neglected public health concern

Abdu Oumer Abdu, Imam Dagne Yimamu, Ahmed Ale Kahsay

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Malnutrition and its determinants among older adults people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tadele Abate, Berhanu Mengistu, Asmamaw Atnafu, Terefe Derso

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Can usual gait speed be used as a prognostic factor for early palliative care identification in hospitalized older patients? A prospective study on two different wards

Celine Van de Vyver, Anja Velghe, Hilde Baeyens, Jean-Pierre Baeyens, Julien Dekoninck, Nele Van Den Noortgate, Ruth Piers

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of disease-related immobilization on thigh muscle mass and strength in older hospitalized patients

Nikola Rommersbach, Rainer Wirth, Gero Lueg, Christiane Klimek, Mirja Schnatmann, Dieter Liermann, Gregor Janssen, Manfred James Müller, Maryam Pourhassan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Age and education as factors associated with medication literacy: a community pharmacy perspective

Javier Plaza-Zamora, Isabel Legaz, Eduardo Osuna, María D. Pérez-Cárceles

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessing timewise changes over 15 months in life-space mobility among community-dwelling elderly persons

Chisato Hayashi, Haruka Tanaka, Soshiro Ogata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Attendant’s experience with the personalized citizen assistance for social participation (APIC)

Karine Gagnon, Mélanie Levasseur

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between anorexia and hyposalivation in community-dwelling older adults in Japan: a 6-year longitudinal study

Yuki Ohara, Hisashi Kawai, Maki Shirobe, Keiko Motokawa, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Hunkyung Kim, Kazushige Ihara, Shuichi Obuchi, Ayako Edahiro, Masanori Iwasaki, Yutaka Watanabe, Hirohiko Hirano

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

GERO Cohort Protocol, Chile, 2017–2022: Community-based Cohort of Functional Decline in Subjective Cognitive Complaint elderly

Andrea Slachevsky, Pedro Zitko, David Martínez-Pernía, Gonzalo Forno, Felipe A. Court, Patricia Lillo, Roque Villagra, Claudia Duran-Aniotz, Teresa Parrao, Rodrigo Assar, Paulina Orellana, Carolina Toledo, Rodrigo Rivera, Agustín Ibañez, Mario A. Parra, Christian González-Billault, Helena Amieva, Daniela Thumala

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Improving medication appropriateness in nursing homes via structured interprofessional medication-review supported by health information technology: a non-randomized controlled study

Johanna Katharina Dellinger, Stefan Pitzer, Dagmar Schaffler-Schaden, Maria Magdalena Schreier, Laura Sandre Fährmann, Georg Hempel, Rudolf Likar, Jürgen Osterbrink, Maria Flamm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of three-month mortality among hospitalized older adults in Togo

Fifonsi Adjidossi Gbeasor-Komlanvi, Martin Kouame Tchankoni, Akila Wimima Bakoubayi, Matthieu Yaovi Lokossou, Arnold Sadio, Wendpouiré Ida Carine Zida-Compaore, Mohaman Djibril, Mofou Belo, Amegnona Agbonon, Didier Koumavi Ekouevi

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hearing aids to support cognitive functions of older adults at risk of dementia: the HearCog trial- clinical protocols

Dona M. P. Jayakody, Osvaldo P. Almeida, Andrew H. Ford, Marcus D. Atlas, Nicola T. Lautenschlager, Peter L. Friedland, Suzanne Robinson, Marshall Makate, Lize Coetzee, Angela S. P. Liew, Leon Flicker

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

High anemia prevalence in Korean older adults, an advent healthcare problem: 2007–2016 KNHANES

Hee Won Chueh, Hye Lim Jung, Ye Jee Shim, Hyoung Soo Choi, Jin Yeong Han, on the behalf of the Red Blood Cell Disorder Working Party of The Korean Society of Hematology

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mild behavioral impairment is related to frailty in non-dementia older adults: a cross-sectional study

Shaoyi Fan, Ximin Liang, Tianchan Yun, Zhong Pei, Bin Hu, Zahinoor Ismail, Zhimin Yang, Fuping Xu

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

HOme-based Longitudinal Investigation of the multidiSciplinary Team Integrated Care (HOLISTIC): protocol of a prospective nationwide cohort study

Jung-Yu Liao, Ping-Jen Chen, Yu-Lin Wu, Ching-Hsia Cheng, Sang-Ju Yu, Chi-Hsien Huang, Chia-Ming Li, Ying-Wei Wang, Kai-Ping Zhang, I-Te Liu, Hiroyuki Umegaki, Jun Hamano, Masanori Mori, Irene Petersen, Elizabeth L. Sampson, Chao A. Hsiung

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An elderly female with adult-onset Still’s disease initially misdiagnosed as prosthetic joint infection after total knee arthroplasty: lessons in differential diagnosis and treatment

Xufeng Jiao, Zheng Li, Shuai An, Jiang Huang, Guangzhong Yang, Yi Zhao, Jianghua Shen, Yanqi Chu, Charlie C. Yang, Guanglei Cao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of physical and cognitive function in performance of activities of daily living in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease – a cross-sectional study

Frederikke K Clemmensen, Kristine Hoffmann, Volkert Siersma, Nanna Sobol, Nina Beyer, Birgitte B Andersen, Asmus Vogel, Annette Lolk, Hanne Gottrup, Peter Høgh, Gunhild Waldemar, Steen G Hasselbalch, Kristian S Frederiksen

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical characteristics on admission predict in-hospital fatal outcome in patients aged ≥75 years with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19): a retrospective cohort study

Zhihua Yu, Yuhe Ke, Jiang Xie, Hao Yu, Wei Zhu, Liqun He, Qiongli Zheng, Chuanwei Li, Jingya Lu, Songnan Li, Songnan Wen, Sheng Wei, Nian Liu, Li Wei, Rong Bai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Does working memory protect against auditory distraction in older adults?

Yatin Mahajan, Jeesun Kim, Chris Davis

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Preoperative low muscle mass is a predictor of falls within 12 months of surgery in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

Takashi Wada, Shinji Tanishima, Yuki Kitsuda, Mari Osaki, Hideki Nagashima, Hiroshi Hagino

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The factors of adaptation to nursing homes in mainland China: a cross-sectional study

Changxian Sun, Yiting Yu, Xuxu Li, Yan Cui, Yaping Ding, Shuqin Zhu, Xianwen Li, Shen Chen, Rong Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anthropometric indicators as a discriminator of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults of the Amazon region: a cross-sectional study

Cássio Lima Esteves, Daniela Gonçalves Ohara, Areolino Pena Matos, Vânia T. K. Ferreira, Natalia C. R. Iosimuta, Maycon Sousa Pegorari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical impact of early post-transplant infection in older kidney transplant recipients: the Korean organ transplantation registry study

Jin Sug Kim, Kyung Hwan Jeong, Dong Won Lee, Sam Yeol Lee, Sang Ho Lee, Jaeseok Yang, Curie Ahn, Hyeon Seok Hwang, the Korean Organ Transplantation Registry Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mapping and understanding the decision-making process for providing nutrition and hydration to people living with dementia: a systematic review

Kanthee Anantapong, Nathan Davies, Justin Chan, Daisy McInnerney, Elizabeth L. Sampson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dysphagia and masticatory performance as a mediator of the xerostomia to quality of life relation in the older population

Ting-Yu Lu, Jen-Hao Chen, Je-Kang Du, Ying-Chun Lin, Pei-Shan Ho, Chien-Hung Lee, Chih-Yang Hu, Hsiao-Ling Huang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mortality is not increased with Diabetes in hospitalised very old adults: a multi-site review

Peter Smerdely

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Shorter length of hospital stay for hip fracture in those with dementia and without a known diagnosis of osteoporosis in the USA

Rafia S. Rasu, Rana Zalmai, Aliza R. Karpes Matusevich, Suzanne L. Hunt, Milind A. Phadnis, Nahid Rianon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Delirium is associated with high mortality in older adult patients with acute decompensated heart failure

Misun Pak, Masahiko Hara, Shoko Miura, Motohide Furuya, Masatake Tamaki, Taiji Okada, Nobuhide Watanabe, Akihiro Endo, Kazuaki Tanabe

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Emphasise capability, not disability: exploring public perceptions, facilitators and barriers to living well with dementia in Northern Ireland

Gary Mitchell, Victoria McTurk, Gillian Carter, Christine Brown-Wilson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of interventions on management of frailty in hospitalized frail older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zahra Rezaei-Shahsavarloo, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Robbert J. J. Gobbens, Abbas Ebadi, Gholamreza Ghaedamini Harouni

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a hospital avoidance program in a residential aged care facility: a prospective cohort study and modelled decision analysis

Hannah E. Carter, Xing J. Lee, Trudy Dwyer, Barbara O’Neill, Dee Jeffrey, Christopher M Doran, Lynne Parkinson, Sonya R Osborne, Kerry Reid-Searl, Nicholas Graves

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

‘I wanted to talk about it, but I couldn’t’, an H70 focus group study about experiencing depression in early late life

Therese Rydberg Sterner, Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Pia Gudmundsson, Stefan Wiktorsson, Sara Hed, Hanna Falk, Ingmar Skoog, Margda Waern

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of falls among community-dwelling older people: results from three consecutive waves of the national health interview survey in Taiwan

Yih-Jian Tsai, Ping-Yen Yang, Yi-Ching Yang, Mau-Roung Lin, Ying-Wei Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Age trajectories of disability in instrumental activities of daily living and disability-free life expectancy among middle-aged and older adults in Taiwan: an 11-year longitudinal study

Wen-Ling Liao, Yu-Hung Chang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Rehabilitation for people with dementia: a multi-method study examining knowledge and attitudes

Kate E. Laver, Maria Crotty, Lee-Fay Low, Lindy Clemson, Craig Whitehead, James McLoughlin, Kate Swaffer, Monica Cations

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exercise and Nutrition for Healthy AgeiNg (ENHANce) project – effects and mechanisms of action of combined anabolic interventions to improve physical functioning in sarcopenic older adults: study protocol of a triple blinded, randomized controlled trial

Lenore Dedeyne, Jolan Dupont, Katrien Koppo, Sabine Verschueren, Jos Tournoy, Evelien Gielen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Bathing and toileting difficulties of older adults in rural China: the role of environment

Changxi Liu, Joelle H. Fong, Jasmon W. T. Hoh, Hailin Wu, Yunsheng Dong, Danan Gu, Qiushi Feng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation of the interview-based life-space assessment in institutionalized settings (LSA-IS) for older persons with and without cognitive impairment

Klaus Hauer, Phoebe Ullrich, Patrick Heldmann, Saskia Hummel, Jürgen M. Bauer, Christian Werner

01.12.2020 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Decision-making capacity evaluations: the role of neuropsychological assessment from a multidisciplinary perspective

Sarah Wood, Klaus Bally, Christine Cabane, Patrick Fassbind, Ralf J. Jox, Thomas Leyhe, Andreas Monsch, Manuel Trachsel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Regional patterns and trends of hearing loss in England: evidence from the English longitudinal study of ageing (ELSA) and implications for health policy

Dialechti Tsimpida, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Darren M. Ashcroft, Maria Panagioti

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Design of the DYNAMO study: a multi-center randomized controlled trial to investigate the effect of pre-thickened oral nutritional supplements in nursing home residents with dysphagia and malnutrition (risk)

Viviënne A. L. Huppertz, Nick van Wijk, Laura W. J. Baijens, Lisette C. P. G. M. de Groot, Ruud J. G. Halfens, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Ardy van Helvoort

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A systematic review assessing the under-representation of elderly adults in COVID-19 trials

Virginie Prendki, Noam Tau, Tomer Avni, Marco Falcone, Angela Huttner, Laurent Kaiser, Mical Paul, Yaara Leibovici-Weissmann, Dafna Yahav, on behalf of ESCMID Study Group for Infections in the Elderly (ESGIE)

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Spontaneous muscle hematoma in older patients with COVID-19: two case reports and literature review

Sara Rogani, Valeria Calsolaro, Riccardo Franchi, Alessia Maria Calabrese, Chukwuma Okoye, Fabio Monzani

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The situation of elderly with cognitive impairment living at home during lockdown in the Corona-pandemic in Germany

Jochen René Thyrian, Friederike Kracht, Angela Nikelski, Melanie Boekholt, Fanny Schumacher-Schönert, Anika Rädke, Bernhard Michalowsky, Horst Christian Vollmar, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Francisca S. Rodriguez, Stefan H. Kreisel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sleep duration and all-cause mortality in the elderly in China: a population-based cohort study

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