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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2021

Ausgabe 1/2021

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 445 Artikel )

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Influences of service characteristics and older people’s attributes on outcomes from direct payments

Vanessa Davey

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

End-stage knee osteoarthritis with and without sarcopenia and the effect of knee arthroplasty – a prospective cohort study

Kevin Ki-Wai Ho, Lawrence Chun-Man Lau, Wai-Wang Chau, Queena Poon, Kwong-Yin Chung, Ronald Man-Yeung Wong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty indexed classification of Bangladeshi older adults’ physio-psychosocial health and associated risk factors- a cross-sectional survey study

Mohammad Meshbahur Rahman, Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Mst. Saleha Akter, Zaki Farhana, Mohammad Kamal Hossain, Mohammad Nayeem Hasan, Md. Nazrul Islam

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Relieving distressed caregivers (ReDiCare study): study protocol of a randomized pragmatic trial

Klaus Pfeiffer, Christina Theurer, Gisela Büchele, Ana Babac, Helene Dick, Gabriele Wilz, the ReDiCare study group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Process evaluation of a reablement training program for homecare staff to encourage independence in community-dwelling older adults

Teuni H. Rooijackers, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Erik van Rossum, Ruth G. M. Vogel, Marja Y. Veenstra, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Silke F. Metzelthin

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physical exercise for individuals with dementia: potential benefits perceived by formal caregivers

A. Sampaio, I. Marques-Aleixo, A. Seabra, J. Mota, J. Carvalho

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is acute kidney injury age-dependent in older adults: an observational study in two centers from North China

Libin Xu, Yanhua Wu, Yuanhan Chen, Ruiying Li, Zhiqiang Wang, Zhilian Li, Guoping Liu, Lei Yu, Wei Shi, Xinling Liang, on behalf of China collaborative study on AKI (CCS-AKI)

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with admission to bed-based care: observational prospective cohort study in a multidisciplinary same day emergency care unit (SDEC)

Tania C. N. Elias, Jordan Bowen, Royah Hassanzadeh, Daniel S. Lasserson, Sarah T. Pendlebury

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Perturbation-based balance training to improve balance control and reduce falls in older adults – study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Marissa H. G. Gerards, Rik G. J. Marcellis, Martijn Poeze, Antoine F. Lenssen, Kenneth Meijer, Rob A. de Bie

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in community-dwelling Chinese populations aged over 55 years: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Yuan Lu, Chaojie Liu, Dehua Yu, Sally Fawkes, Jia Ma, Min Zhang, Chunbo Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Does physical activity lower the risk for metabolic syndrome: a longitudinal study of physically active older women

Izabela Zając-Gawlak, Jana Pelclová, Dorota Groffik, Miroslava Přidalová, Agnieszka Nawrat-Szołtysik, Aleksandra Kroemeke, Aleš Gába, Ewa Sadowska-Krępa

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Protocol for evaluation of perioperative risk in patients aged over 75 years: Aged Patient Perioperative Longitudinal Evaluation–Multidisciplinary Trial (APPLE-MDT study)

Yanhong Zhang, Lina Ma, Tianlong Wang, Wei Xiao, Shibao Lu, Chao Kong, Chaodong Wang, Xiaoying Li, Yun Li, Chunlin Yin, Suying Yan, Ying Li, Kun Yang, Piu Chan, APPLE-MDT Study Working Group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Mild hyponatremia is associated with low skeletal muscle mass, physical function impairment, and depressive mood in the elderly

Chisato Fujisawa, Hiroyuki Umegaki, Taiki Sugimoto, Satoshi Samizo, Chi Hsien Huang, Haruki Fujisawa, Yoshihisa Sugimura, Masafumi Kuzuya, Kenji Toba, Takashi Sakurai

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physical activity level, fear of falling and quality of life: a comparison between community-dwelling and assisted-living older adults

Christopher Olusanjo Akosile, Charles Kenechukwu Igwemmadu, Emmanuel Chiebuka Okoye, Adesola Christiana Odole, Ukamaka Gloria Mgbeojedo, Ayodeji Ayodele Fabunmi, Ifeoma Uchenna Onwuakagba

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High percent body fat mass predicts lower risk of cardiac events in patients with heart failure: an explanation of the obesity paradox

Katsuhiko Ohori, Toshiyuki Yano, Satoshi Katano, Hidemichi Kouzu, Suguru Honma, Kanako Shimomura, Takuya Inoue, Yuhei Takamura, Ryohei Nagaoka, Masayuki Koyama, Nobutaka Nagano, Takefumi Fujito, Ryo Nishikawa, Tomoyuki Ishigo, Ayako Watanabe, Akiyoshi Hashimoto, Tetsuji Miura

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with caregiving self-efficacy among primary informal caregivers of persons with dementia in Singapore

Gregory Tee Hng Tan, Qi Yuan, Fiona Devi, Peizhi Wang, Li Ling Ng, Richard Goveas, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Age-related changes in postural control in older women: transitional tasks in step initiation

Justyna Michalska, Anna Kamieniarz, Grzegorz Sobota, Magdalena Stania, Grzegorz Juras, Kajetan J. Słomka

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and bone fractures after the Great East Japan Earthquake in older adults: a prospective cohort study from the Fukushima Health Management Survey

Fumikazu Hayashi, Tetsuya Ohira, Hironori Nakano, Masanori Nagao, Kanako Okazaki, Mayumi Harigane, Seiji Yasumura, Masaharu Maeda, Atsushi Takahashi, Hirooki Yabe, Yuriko Suzuki, Kenji Kamiya, the Fukushima Health Management Survey Group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

General practitioners’ deprescribing decisions in older adults with polypharmacy: a case vignette study in 31 countries

Katharina Tabea Jungo, Sophie Mantelli, Zsofia Rozsnyai, Aristea Missiou, Biljana Gerasimovska Kitanovska, Birgitta Weltermann, Christian Mallen, Claire Collins, Daiana Bonfim, Donata Kurpas, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Gindrovel Dumitra, Hans Thulesius, Heidrun Lingner, Kasper Lorenz Johansen, Katharine Wallis, Kathryn Hoffmann, Lieve Peremans, Liina Pilv, Marija Petek Šter, Markus Bleckwenn, Martin Sattler, Milly van der Ploeg, Péter Torzsa, Petra Bomberová Kánská, Shlomo Vinker, Radost Assenova, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Rita P. A. Viegas, Rosy Tsopra, Sanda Kreitmayer Pestic, Sandra Gintere, Tuomas H. Koskela, Vanja Lazic, Victoria Tkachenko, Emily Reeve, Clare Luymes, Rosalinde K. E. Poortvliet, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Sven Streit

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Falls efficacy instruments for community-dwelling older adults: a COSMIN-based systematic review

Shawn Leng-Hsien Soh, Judith Lane, Tianma Xu, Nigel Gleeson, Chee Wee Tan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hypoglycaemia in older home-dwelling people with diabetes- a scoping review

Monica Hermann, Lovise S. Heimro, Anne Haugstvedt, Ingvild Hernar, Arun K. Sigurdardottir, Marit Graue

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predicting incidence of long-term care insurance certification in Japan with the Kihon Checklist for frailty screening tool: analysis of local government survey data

Kumiko Ito, Hisashi Kawai, Harukazu Tsuruta, Shuichi Obuchi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The impact of additional resistance and balance training in exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in older patients after valve surgery or intervention: randomized control trial

Egle Tamulevičiūtė-Prascienė, Aurelija Beigienė, Mark James Thompson, Kristina Balnė, Raimondas Kubilius, Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of a culturally adapted group based Montessori based activities on engagement and affect in Chinese older people with dementia: a randomized controlled trial

Helen Yue-lai Chan, Yee-man Yau, Si-fan. Li, Ka-shi Kwong, Yuen-yu Chong, Iris Fung-kam Lee, Doris Sau-fung Yu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between medication or alcohol use and the incidence of frailty: a retrospective cohort study

Janja Jazbar, Igor Locatelli, Mitja Kos

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between social capital and loneliness among older adults: a cross-sectional study in Anhui Province, China

Zhongliang Bai, Zijing Wang, Tiantai Shao, Xia Qin, Zhi Hu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Health professionals perception and beliefs about drug- related problems on polymedicated older adults- a focus group study

Ana Isabel Plácido, Maria Teresa Herdeiro, João Lindo Simões, Odete Amaral, Adolfo Figueiras, Fátima Roque

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the aging transformation scale for older adults with dementia

Lai You Li, Ning Sun, Li Bo Yu, Xiao Xin Dong, Yu Chen Ying, Han Jun Lang, Li Heng Zhou

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Design and rationale of a routine clinical care pathway and prospective cohort study in older patients needing intensive treatment

Yara van Holstein, Floor J. van Deudekom, Stella Trompet, Iris Postmus, Anna Uit den Boogaard, Marjan J. T. van der Elst, Nienke A. de Glas, Diana van Heemst, Geert Labots, Mariëtte Altena, Marije Slingerland, Gerrit Jan Liefers, Frederiek van den Bos, Jessica M. van der Bol, Gerard J. Blauw, Johanneke E. A. Portielje, Simon P. Mooijaart

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The activity of daily living (ADL) subgroups and health impairment among Chinese elderly: a latent profile analysis

Yangchang Zhang, Yang Xiong, Qiuhua Yu, Shisi Shen, Li Chen, Xun Lei

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Burden of bloodstream infection in older persons: a population‐based study

Kevin B. Laupland, Kelsey Pasquill, Lisa Steele, Elizabeth C Parfitt

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hearing and vision care provided to older people residing in care homes: a cross-sectional survey of care home staff

Wendy Andrusjak, Ana Barbosa, Gail Mountain

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Design characteristics and inclusion of evidence-based exercise recommendation in fall prevention community exercise programs for older adults in Canada: a national descriptive self-report study

Alexie J. Touchette, Alison R. Oates, Verena H. Menec, Kathryn M. Sibley

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Adaptation and preliminary psychometric properties of three self-stigma outcome measures for people living with dementia

Jem Bhatt, Charlotte R. Stoner, Katrina Scior, Georgina Charlesworth

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The development and psychometric properties of oral health assessment instruments used by non-dental professionals for nursing home residents: a systematic review

Rojina Thapa, Ritesh Chimoriya, Amit Arora

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Do cognitive performance and physical function differ between individuals with motoric cognitive risk syndrome and those with mild cognitive impairment?

Fang-Yu Cheng, Yuanmay Chang, Shih-Jung Cheng, Jin-Siang Shaw, Chuo-Yu Lee, Pei-Hao Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effective screening tools for detecting hearing loss in elderly population: HHIE-ST Versus TSQ

Nichtima Chayaopas, Pornthep Kasemsiri, Panida Thanawirattananit, Patorn Piromchai, Kwanchanok Yimtae

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Decomposition of gender differences in cognitive functioning: National Survey of the Japanese elderly

Shohei Okamoto, Erika Kobayashi, Hiroshi Murayama, Jersey Liang, Taro Fukaya, Shoji Shinkai

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Proposition of a corrected measure of the Lawton instrumental activities of daily living score

Marine Dufournet, Claire Moutet, Sarah Achi, Floriane Delphin-Combe, Pierre Krolak-Salmon, Virginie Dauphinot, the MEMORA group

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of a multi-component, non-pharmacological intervention to prevent and reduce sleep disturbances in people with dementia living in nursing homes (MoNoPol-sleep): study protocol for a cluster-randomized exploratory trial

Martin N. Dichter, Almuth Berg, Jonas Hylla, Daniela Eggers, Denise Wilfling, Ralph Möhler, Burkhard Haastert, Gabriele Meyer, Margareta Halek, Sascha Köpke

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Active ageing – perspectives on health, participation, and security among older adults in northeastern Thailand – a qualitative study

Manothai Wongsala, Els-Marie Anbäcken, Sirpa Rosendahl

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Behavioral factors associated with utilization of healthcare services among elderly in Pakistan: evidence from a nationally representative survey

Lubna Naz, Umesh Ghimire, Abida Zainab

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Implementation of an integrated care programme to avoid fragility fractures of the hip in older adults in 18 Bavarian hospitals – study protocol for the cluster-randomised controlled fracture liaison service FLS-CARE

Isabel Geiger, Christian Kammerlander, Christine Höfer, Ruth Volland, Jörg Trinemeier, Martina Henschelchen, Thomas Friess, Wolfgang Böcker, Leonie Sundmacher, FLS-CARE study group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of a technology-based, rural weight management intervention in older adults with obesity

John A. Batsis, Curtis L. Petersen, Matthew M. Clark, Summer B. Cook, David Kotz, Tyler L. Gooding, Meredith N. Roderka, Rima I. Al-Nimr, Dawna Pidgeon, Ann Haedrich, K. C. Wright, Christina Aquila, Todd A. Mackenzie

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A volunteer-supported walking programme to improve physical function in older people (the POWER Study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Nina Grede, Anja Rieckert, Julia Muth, Joana Steinbuck, Sabine Weissbach, Annika Schneider, Beate Weber-Schicker, Ellen Freiberger, Nikita Jegan, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Andreas Sönnichsen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of cognitive dysfunction on mid- and long-term mortality after vascular surgery

András Szabó, Krisztina Tóth, Ádám Nagy, Dominika Domokos, Nikoletta Czobor, Csaba Eke, Ágnes Sándor, Béla Merkely, Éva Susánszky, János Gál, Andrea Székely

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Korean version of the clinical frailty scale in older patients

Ryoung-Eun Ko, Seong Mi Moon, Danbee Kang, Juhee Cho, Chi Ryang Chung, Yunhwan Lee, Yun Soo Hong, So Hee Lee, Jung Hee Lee, Gee Young Suh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Muscles adaptation to aging and training: architectural changes – a randomised trial

Adrien J. Létocart, Franck Mabesoone, Fabrice Charleux, Christian Couppé, René B. Svensson, Frédéric Marin, S. Peter Magnusson, Jean-François Grosset

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparison of survival in elderly patients treated with uretero-cutaneostomy or ileal conduit after radical cystectomy

Shang Huang, Hanzhong Chen, Teng Li, Xiaoyong Pu, Jiumin Liu, Xuecheng Bi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Acute effects of strength and endurance exercise on serum BDNF and IGF-1 levels in older men

Hamid Arazi, Parvin Babaei, Makan Moghimi, Abbas Asadi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

System models for resilience in gerontology: application to the COVID-19 pandemic

Katarzyna Klasa, Stephanie Galaitsi, Andrew Wister, Igor Linkov

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incidence, characteristics and clinical relevance of acute stroke in old patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Aline Mendes, François R. Herrmann, Laurence Genton, Christine Serratrice, Emmanuel Carrera, Maria Isabel Vargas, Gabriel Gold, Christophe E. Graf, Dina Zekry, Max Scheffler

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations between objectively measured physical activity, sedentary behaviour and time in bed among 75+ community-dwelling Danish older adults

Li-Tang Tsai, Eleanor Boyle, Jan C. Brønd, Gry Kock, Mathias Skjødt, Lars G. Hvid, Paolo Caserotti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The sniffing bead system, an olfactory dysfunction screening tool for geriatric subjects: a cross-sectional study

Hyun Jin Min, Sun Mi Kim, Doug Hyun Han, Kyung Soo Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sarcopenia is associated with the presence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Zhejiang Province, China: a cross-sectional observational study

Yu-Ming Wang, Ke-Fu Zhu, Wen-Jing Zhou, Qin Zhang, Dan-Feng Deng, Yi-Chen Yang, Wen-Wen Lu, Jia Xu, Yun-Mei Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Medication adherence support of an in-home electronic medication dispensing system for individuals living with chronic conditions: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Mubashir Aslam Arain, Armghan Ahmad, Venus Chiu, Lorena Kembel

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Osteopontin‐induced lncRNA HOTAIR expression is involved in osteoarthritis by regulating cell proliferation

Quanzhi Liang, Ailijiang Asila, Yingjie Deng, Jun Liao, Zhenfeng Liu, Rui Fang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Life-sustaining treatment preferences in older patients when referred to the emergency department for acute geriatric assessment: a descriptive study in a Dutch hospital

Daisy J. M. Ermers, Marit P. H. van Beuningen-van Wijk, Evi Peters Rit, Sonja C. Stalpers-Konijnenburg, Diana G. Taekema, Frank H. Bosch, Yvonne Engels, Patricia J. W. B. van Mierlo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predictors of caregiver burden in aged caregivers of demented older patients

Chia-Fen Tsai, Wei-Shen Hwang, Jun-Jun Lee, Wen-Fu Wang, Ling-Chun Huang, Li-Kai Huang, Wei-Ju Lee, Pi-Shan Sung, Yi-Chien Liu, Chih-Cheng Hsu, Jong-Ling Fuh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Risk‐of‐falling related outcomes improved in community‐dwelling older adults after a 6-week sideways walking intervention: a feasibility and pilot study

Andreas Skiadopoulos, Nick Stergiou

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reablement through time and space: a scoping review of how the concept of ‘reablement’ for older people has been defined and operationalised

Amy Clotworthy, Sasmita Kusumastuti, Rudi G. J. Westendorp

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of reduced retinal arteriolar tortuosity with depression in older participants from the Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing

R. A. O’Neill, A. P. Maxwell, F. Kee, I. Young, R. E. Hogg, S. Cruise, B. McGuinness, G. J. McKay

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Age is not the only risk factor in COVID-19: the role of comorbidities and of long staying in residential care homes

M. D’ascanio, M. Innammorato, L. Pasquariello, D. Pizzirusso, G. Guerrieri, S. Castelli, A. Pezzuto, C. De vitis, P. Anibaldi, A. Marcolongo, R. Mancini, A. Ricci, S. Sciacchitano

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The adaptation of older adults’ transition to residential care facilities and cultural factors: a meta-synthesis

Changxian Sun, Yaping Ding, Yan Cui, Shuqin Zhu, Xianwen Li, Shen Chen, Rong Zhou, Yiting Yu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association of age with decline in renal function after low anterior resection and loop ileostomy for rectal cancer: a retrospective cohort prognostic factor study

Amal Rhemouga, Stefan Buettner, Wolf O. Bechstein, Guido Woeste, Teresa Schreckenbach

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex-specific typologies of older adults’ sedentary behaviors and their associations with health-related and socio-demographic factors: a latent profile analysis

Sofie Compernolle, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Delfien Van Dyck

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between caregiver burden, distress, psychiatric morbidity and healthcare utilization among persons with dementia in Singapore

Jue Hua Lau, Edimansyah Abdin, Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Esmond Seow, Li Ling Ng, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Geriatrician perspectives on perioperative care: a qualitative study

Janani Thillainadesan, Jesse Jansen, Jacqui Close, Sarah Hilmer, Vasi Naganathan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Disability, Frailty and Depression in the community-dwelling older adults with Osteosarcopenia

Ki-Soo Park, Gyeong-Ye Lee, Young-Mi Seo, Sung-Hyo Seo, Jun-Il Yoo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Seniors’ campus continuums: local solutions for broad spectrum seniors care

Frances Morton-Chang, Shilpi Majumder, Whitney Berta

01.12.2021 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development and piloting of a perturbation stationary bicycle robotic system that provides unexpected lateral perturbations during bicycling (the PerStBiRo system)

Shani Batcir, Yaakov Livne, Rotem Lev Lehman, Shmil Edelman, Lavi Schiller, Omri Lubovsky, Guy Shani, Amir Shapiro, Itshak Melzer

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High-dose versus low-dose ergocalciferol for correcting hypovitaminosis D after fragility hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial

Atthakorn Jarusriwanna, Suchat Phusunti, Pojchong Chotiyarnwong, Aasis Unnanuntana

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prognosis tools for short-term adverse events in older emergency department users: result of a Québec observational prospective cohort

Cyrille P. Launay, Joshua Lubov, Kevin Galery, Christine Vilcocq, Éric Maubert, Marc Afilalo, Olivier Beauchet

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Protocol for a multi-site, cluster‐randomized, phase III, comparative clinical trial of geriatric assessment of older patients with non‐small‐cell lung cancer: the ENSURE-GA study

Yukari Tsubata, Shun Shinomiya, Koji Inoue, Nobuhisa Ishikawa, Ryota Saito, Kazuhisa Nakashima, Katsuyuki Hotta, Akinobu Hamada, Fumio Nagashima, Yuichi Ando, Satoshi Morita, Kunihiko Kobayashi, Takeshi Isobe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between renal function and platelet reactivity during aspirin therapy in elderly patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Wenyi Liang, Peng Zhang, Meilin Liu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of hearing impairment and hearing aid use on the incidence of cognitive impairment among community-dwelling older adults: evidence from the Taiwan Longitudinal Study on Aging (TLSA)

Chi-Jung Tai, Tzyy-Guey Tseng, Yu-Han Hsiao, Tsu-Ann Kuo, Ching-Ya Huang, Yi-Hsin Yang, Meng-Chih Lee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reducing the use of physical restraints in home care: development and feasibility testing of a multicomponent program to support the implementation of a guideline

Sara Vandervelde, Kristien Scheepmans, Koen Milisen, Theo van Achterberg, Ellen Vlaeyen, Johan Flamaing, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The change and correlates of healthy ageing among Chinese older adults: findings from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Peng Nie, Yan Li, Nan Zhang, Xiaomin Sun, Bao Xin, Youfa Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effectiveness of a training programme in everyday cognition in healthy older adults: a randomised controlled trial

Celia Sánchez Gómez, Eduardo José Fernández Rodríguez

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Long‐term prognosis of enteral feeding and parenteral nutrition in a population aged 75 years and older: a population‐based cohort study

Yukio Tsugihashi, Manabu Akahane, Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Tomoya Myojin, Shinichiro Kubo, Yuichi Nishioka, Tatsuya Noda, Shuichiro Hayashi, Shiori Furihata, Tsuneyuki Higashino, Tomoaki Imamura

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Use of a technology-based system to motivate older adults in performing physical activity: a feasibility study

Els Knippenberg, Annick Timmermans, Steven Palmaers, Annemie Spooren

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

How cognitive loads modulate the postural control of older women with low back pain?

Le Ge, Qiuhua Yu, Chuhuai Wang, Huanjie Huang, Xin Li, Shanshan Zhang, Siyun Zhang

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of a multicomponent exercise protocol (VIVIFRAIL©) on inflammatory profile and physical performance of older adults with different frailty status: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Marina Petrella, Ivan Aprahamian, Ronei Luciano Mamoni, Carla Fernanda de Vasconcellos Romanini, Natália Almeida Lima, Everson de Cássio Robello, Daniele Lima da Costa, Vinicius Nakajima An, Bianca Nobre Aguirre, Júlia Riccetto Galdeano, Isabela Cunha Fernandes, Salma S. Soleman Hernandez, Matteo Cesari, John E. Morley, Mikel Izquierdo, Richard C. Oude Voshaar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Understanding the positive outcomes of discharge planning interventions for older adults hospitalized following a fall: a realist synthesis

Véronique Provencher, Monia D’Amours, Matthew Menear, Natasa Obradovic, Nathalie Veillette, Marie-Josée Sirois, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Relationship between chewing tobacco, smoking, consuming alcohol and cognitive impairment among older adults in India: a cross‐sectional study

T. Muhammad, Manideep Govindu, Shobhit Srivastava

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Circulating MicroRNA-486 and MicroRNA-146a serve as potential biomarkers of sarcopenia in the older adults

Huang-Chun Liu, Der-Sheng Han, Chih-Chin Hsu, Jong-Shyan Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Relationships among types of activity engagement and insomnia symptoms among older adults

Da Eun Kim, Tonya J. Roberts, Chooza Moon

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Geriatric assessment and intervention in older vulnerable patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial (GEPOC trial)

Troels G. Dolin, Marta Mikkelsen, Henrik L. Jakobsen, Tyge Nordentoft, Trine S. Pedersen, Anders Vinther, Bo Zerahn, Kirsten K. Vistisen, Charlotte Suetta, Dorte Nielsen, Julia S. Johansen, Cecilia M. Lund

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of physical fitness and motor ability at young age with locomotive syndrome risk in middle-aged and older men: J-Fit+ Study

Shaoshuai Shen, Koya Suzuki, Yoshimitsu Kohmura, Noriyuki Fuku, Yuki Someya, Hisashi Naito

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with improved walking in older people during hospital rehabilitation: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Catherine M Said, Jennifer L McGinley, Cassandra Szoeke, Barbara Workman, Keith D. Hill, Joanne E Wittwer, Michael Woodward, Danny Liew, Leonid Churilov, Julie Bernhardt, Meg E Morris

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Life after falls prevention exercise – experiences of older people taking part in a clinical trial: a phenomenological study

Susanne Finnegan, Julie Bruce, Kate Seers

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physical frailty and long-term mortality in older people with chronic heart failure with preserved and reduced ejection fraction: a retrospective longitudinal study

Shuo-Chun Weng, Chu-Sheng Lin, Der-Cherng Tarng, Shih-Yi Lin

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Group or individual lifestyle-integrated functional exercise (LiFE)? A qualitative analysis of acceptability

Leah Reicherzer, Franziska Kramer-Gmeiner, Sarah Labudek, Carl-Philipp Jansen, Corinna Nerz, Malin J. Nystrand, Clemens Becker, Lindy Clemson, Michael Schwenk

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychosocial interventions to support the mental health of informal caregivers of persons living with dementia – a systematic literature review

Henrik Wiegelmann, Sarah Speller, Lisa-Marie Verhaert, Liane Schirra-Weirich, Karin Wolf-Ostermann

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Structure and processes of emergency observation units with a geriatric focus: a scoping review

Pieter Heeren, Annabelle Hendrikx, Janne Ceyssens, Els Devriendt, Mieke Deschodt, Didier Desruelles, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe, Koen Milisen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Implementation of highly challenging balance training for Parkinson’s disease in clinical practice: a process evaluation

Breiffni Leavy, Conran Joseph, Lydia Kwak, Erika Franzén

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of an initiative to improve advance care planning for a home-based primary care service

Michelle B. Cox, Margaret J. McGregor, Madison Huggins, Paige Moorhouse, Laurie Mallery, Katie Bauder

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development of an explicit tool assessing potentially inappropriate medication use in Hong Kong elder patients

Huanyu Zhang, Eliza LY Wong, Eng-kiong Yeoh, Bosco HM Ma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The Frailty In Residential Sector over Time (FIRST) study: methods and baseline cohort description

Agathe Daria Jadczak, Leonie Robson, Tina Cooper, J. Simon Bell, Renuka Visvanathan, on behalf of the FIRST Study Collaborators

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of living arrangements with happiness attributes among older adults

Eun Jeong Hwang, In Ok Sim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Developing a sensor-based mobile application for in-home frailty assessment: a qualitative study

Marcela D. Blinka, Brian Buta, Kevin D. Bader, Casey Hanley, Nancy L. Schoenborn, Matthew McNabney, Qian-Li Xue

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Care homes, their communities, and resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: interim findings from a qualitative study

Fiona Marshall, Adam Gordon, John R. F. Gladman, Simon Bishop

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations between post-stroke motor and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study

Marte Stine Einstad, Ingvild Saltvedt, Stian Lydersen, Marie H. Ursin, Ragnhild Munthe-Kaas, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Anne-Brita Knapskog, Torunn Askim, Mona K. Beyer, Halvor Næss, Yngve M. Seljeseth, Hanne Ellekjær, Pernille Thingstad

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Household physical activity is positively associated with gray matter volume in older adults

Noah D. Koblinsky, Liesel-Ann C. Meusel, Carol E. Greenwood, Nicole D. Anderson

01.12.2021 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Intergenerational caring: a systematic literature review on young and young adult caregivers of older people

Barbara D’Amen, Marco Socci, Sara Santini

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Complex chronic patients as an emergent group with high risk of intracerebral haemorrhage: an observational cohort study

Blanca Lorman-Carbó, Josep Lluís Clua-Espuny, Eulàlia Muria-Subirats, Juan Ballesta-Ors, Maria Antònia González-Henares, José Fernández-Sáez, Francisco M. Martín-Luján, on behalf Ebrictus Research Group

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of the efficacy of hearing aids in older adults: a multiparametric longitudinal study protocol

Domenico Cuda, Sara Ghiselli, Alessandra Murri

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Age-related impairment of navigation and strategy in virtual star maze

Jia-Xin Zhang, Lin Wang, Hai-Yan Hou, Chun-Lin Yue, Liang Wang, Hui-Jie Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Experiences of supporting older persons in completion of an exercise and nutrition intervention: an interview study with nursing home staff

S. Vikström, H. K. Grönstedt, T. Cederholm, E. Franzén, G. Faxén-Irving, Å. Seiger, A.-M. Boström

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reliability and validity of an adapted hip abductor strength measure as a potential new fall risk assessment for older persons: a study protocol

Simone Chantal Gafner, Caroline Henrice Germaine Bastiaenen, Emmanuel Biver, Serge Ferrari, Lara Allet

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty and hospitalization-associated disability after pneumonia: A prospective cohort study

Chan Mi Park, Wonsock Kim, Hye Chang Rhim, Eun Sik Lee, Jong Hun Kim, Kyung Hwan Cho, Dae Hyun Kim

01.12.2021 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review

Ruth E. Pel-Littel, Marjolein Snaterse, Nelly Marela Teppich, Bianca M. Buurman, Faridi S. van Etten-Jamaludin, Julia C. M. van Weert, Mirella M. Minkman, Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with acute myocardial infarction in older patients after hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia: a cross-sectional study

Yu Kang, Xiang-Yang Fang, Dong Wang, Xiao-Juan Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Socio-demographic characteristics associated with emotional and social loneliness among older adults

Irene N. Fierloos, Siok Swan Tan, Greg Williams, Tamara Alhambra-Borrás, Elin Koppelaar, Lovorka Bilajac, Arpana Verma, Athina Markaki, Francesco Mattace-Raso, Vanja Vasiljev, Carmen B. Franse, Hein Raat

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Can dedicated emergency team and area for older people reduce the hospital admission rate? - An observational pre- and post-intervention study

Jenny Liu, Therese Palmgren, Sari Ponzer, Italo Masiello, Nasim Farrokhnia

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of the risk factors for new falls and fragility fractures in self-caring elderly patients aged 80 years and over

Jian Zhou, Bo Liu, Ming-Zhao Qin, Jin-Ping Liu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Utilization of potentially inappropriate medication and risk of adverse drug events among older adults with chronic renal insufficiency: a population-wide cohort study

Safoura Sheikh Rezaei, Hana Šinkovec, Alexander Schöberl, Christoph Rinner, Georg Heinze, Michael Wolzt, Walter Gall

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An observational study protocol to explore loneliness and systemic inflammation in an older adult population with chronic venous leg ulcers

Teresa J. Kelechi, Robin C. Muise-Helmericks, Laurie A. Theeke, Steven W. Cole, Mohan Madisetti, Martina Mueller, Margaret A. Prentice

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Assessing fidelity of a community based psychosocial intervention for people with mild dementia within a large randomised controlled trial

Kirsty Sprange, Jules Beresford-Dent, Gail Mountain, Claire Craig, Clare Mason, Katherine Berry, Jessica Wright, Shazmin Majid, Ben Thomas, Cindy L. Cooper

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular investigation of a RSV outbreak in a geriatric hospital

Yohan Hababou, Assia Taleb, Amélie Recoing, Frédérique Moreau, Isabelle Simon, Florence Muller de Schongor, Elyanne Gault, Marie-Anne Rameix-Welti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Placing assistive technology and telecare in everyday practices of people with dementia and their caregivers: findings from an embedded ethnography of a national dementia trial

Matthew Lariviere, Fiona Poland, John Woolham, Stanton Newman, Chris Fox

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of foreign language learning on executive functions in healthy older adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Judith Alina Grossmann, Verena Magdalena Koelsch, Merve Gul Degirmenci, Steffen Aschenbrenner, Birgit Teichmann, Patric Meyer

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cognitive health risks posed by social isolation and loneliness in older Korean Americans

Yuri Jang, Eun Young Choi, Nan Sook Park, David A. Chiriboga, Lei Duan, Miyong T. Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sociodemographic, health-related, and social predictors of subjective well-being among Chinese oldest-old: a national community-based cohort study

Gang Cheng, Yan Yan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty related all-cause mortality or hospital readmission among adults aged 65 and older with stage-B heart failure inpatients

Pei-Pei Zheng, Si-Min Yao, Wei He, Yu-Hao Wan, Hua Wang, Jie-Fu Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A dementia care training using mobile e-learning with mentoring support for home care workers: a controlled study

Hsin-Feng Su, Malcolm Koo, Wen-Li Lee, Huei-Chuan Sung, Ru-Ping Lee, Wen-I Liu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of an acceptance and commitment therapy intervention for caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Nicole R. Fowler, Katherine S. Judge, Kaitlyn Lucas, Tayler Gowan, Patrick Stutz, Mu Shan, Laura Wilhelm, Tommy Parry, Shelley A. Johns

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of subjective successful aging on emotional and coping responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Dannii Y. Yeung, Edwin K. H. Chung, Alfred H. K. Lam, Alvin K. K. Ho

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Lifetime prevalence of polyvictimization among older adults in Sweden, associations with ill-heath, and the mediating effect of sense of coherence

Johanna Simmons, Katarina Swahnberg

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Living on the edge of the community: factors associated with discontinuation of community living among people with cognitive impairment

Chiaki Ura, Tsuyoshi Okamura, Mika Sugiyama, Fumiko Miyamae, Mari Yamashita, Riko Nakayama, Ayako Edahiro, Tsutomu Taga, Hiroki Inagaki, Madoka Ogawa, Shuichi Awata

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Executive dysfunctions mediate between altered sensory processing and daily activity performance in older adults

Batya Engel-Yeger, Sara Rosenblum

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Secondary analysis of change in physical function after exercise intervention in older adults with hyperkyphosis and low physical function

Amy Gladin, Wendy B. Katzman, Yoshimi Fukuoka, Neeta Parimi, Shirley Wong, Nancy E. Lane

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effectiveness of an integrated multidisciplinary geriatric rehabilitation programme for older persons with stroke: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Tom P. M. M. Vluggen, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Frans E. Tan, Jeanine A. Verbunt, Caroline M. van Heugten, Jos M. G. A. Schols

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The interactive association between sodium intake, alcohol consumption and hypertension among elderly in northern China: a cross-sectional study

Xi Nan, Haiwen Lu, Jing Wu, Mingming Xue, Yonggang Qian, Wenrui Wang, Xuemei Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Self-reported morbidities, nutritional characteristics, and associated factors in institutionalized and non-institutionalized older adults

Abdelhafid Benksim, Rachid Ait Addi, Elhassania Khalloufi, Aziz Habibi, Mohamed Cherkaoui

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Behavioral changes and hygiene practices of older adults in Japan during the first wave of COVID-19 emergency

Yasumichi Arai, Yuko Oguma, Yukiko Abe, Midori Takayama, Azusa Hara, Hisashi Urushihara, Toru Takebayashi

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of FindMyApps: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tablet-based intervention to improve self-management and social participation of community-dwelling people with mild dementia, compared to usual tablet use

David Peter Neal, Yvonne J. F. Kerkhof, Teake P. Ettema, Majon Muller, Judith Bosmans, Evelyn Finnema, Maud Graff, Karin Dijkstra, Max L. Stek, Rose-Marie Dröes

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A practical laboratory index to predict institutionalization and mortality – an 18-year population-based follow-up study

Elisa Heikkilä, Marika Salminen, Anna Viljanen, Taina Katajamäki, Marja-Kaisa Koivula, Kari Pulkki, Raimo Isoaho, Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä, Matti Viitanen, Minna Löppönen, Tero Vahlberg, Laura Viikari, Kerttu Irjala

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Individualized predictions of early isolated distal deep vein thrombosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke: a retrospective study

Hao-Ran Cheng, Gui-Qian Huang, Zi-Qian Wu, Yue-Min Wu, Gang-Qiang Lin, Jia-Ying Song, Yun-Tao Liu, Xiao-Qian Luan, Zheng-Zhong Yuan, Wen-Zong Zhu, Jin-Cai He, Zhen Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Muscle quantity and function measurements are acceptable to older adults during and post- hospitalisation: results of a questionnaire-based study

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Patterns and predictive factors of loss of the independence trajectory among community-dwelling older adults

Charlotte Bimou, Michel Harel, Cécile Laubarie-Mouret, Noëlle Cardinaud, Marion Charenton-Blavignac, Nassima Toumi, Justine Trimouillas, Caroline Gayot, Sophie Boyer, Réjean Hebert, Thierry Dantoine, Achille Tchalla

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A longitudinal study monitoring the quality of life in a national cohort of older adults in Chile before and during the COVID-19 outbreak

M. Soledad Herrera, Raúl Elgueta, M. Beatriz Fernández, Claudia Giacoman, Daniella Leal, Pío Marshall, Miriam Rubio, Felipe Bustamante

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Using augmented reality technology for balance training in the older adults: a feasibility pilot study

Sven Blomqvist, Stefan Seipel, Maria Engström

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Social factors influencing utilization of home care in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review

Jasmine C. Mah, Susan J. Stevens, Janice M. Keefe, Kenneth Rockwood, Melissa K. Andrew

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevention of AcuTe admIssioN algorithm (PATINA): study protocol of a stepped wedge randomized controlled trial

Anders Fournaise, Jørgen T. Lauridsen, Mickael Bech, Uffe K. Wiil, Jesper B. Rasmussen, Kristian Kidholm, Kurt Espersen, Karen Andersen-Ranberg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Qualitative analysis of challenges and enablers to providing age friendly hospital care in an Australian health system

Alison M. Mudge, Adrienne Young, Prue McRae, Frederick Graham, Elizabeth Whiting, Ruth E. Hubbard

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Inverted circadian variation of arterial pressure in a geriatric patient: an indicator of autonomic dysfunction

Siddhartha Lieten, Aziz Debain, Bert Bravenboer, Tony Mets

01.12.2021 | RESEARCH ARTICLE | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Patient Benefit Assessment Scale for Hospitalised Older Patients (P-BAS HOP)

Maria Johanna van der Kluit, Geke J. Dijkstra, Sophia E. de Rooij

01.12.2021 | RESEARCH ARTICLE | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physiotherapy in nursing homes. A qualitative study of physiotherapists’ views and experiences

Shanty Sterke, Ana Paula Nascimento da Cunha, Hanneke Oomen, Lennard Voogt, Marleen Goumans

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of a multimodal exercise intervention on physical and cognitive functions in patients with chronic low back pain (MultiMove): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Lutz Schega, Britta Kaps, Kim-Charline Broscheid, Robert Bielitzki, Martin Behrens, Katharina Meiler, Steffen Drange, Jörg Franke

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A community-based nurse-led medication self-management intervention in the improvement of medication adherence in older patients with multimorbidity: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Chen Yang, Zhaozhao Hui, Dejian Zeng, Song Zhu, Xiuhua Wang, Diana Tze Fan Lee, Sek Ying Chair

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Delirium in older patients undergoing aortic valve replacement: incidence, predictors, and cognitive prognosis

Marc Humbert, Christophe J. Büla, Olivier Muller, Hélène Krief, Pierre Monney

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among Malaysian community‐dwelling older persons

Theng Choon Ooi, Devinder Kaur Ajit Singh, Suzana Shahar, Nor Fadilah Rajab, Divya Vanoh, Razinah Sharif, Maw Pin Tan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Systemic immune-inflammation index independently predicts poor survival of older adults with hip fracture: a prospective cohort study

Zhi-Cong Wang, Wei Jiang, Xi Chen, Ling Yang, Hong Wang, Yue-Hong Liu

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

“Body & Brain”: effects of a multicomponent exercise intervention on physical and cognitive function of adults with dementia - study protocol for a quasi-experimental controlled trial

Joana Carvalho, Flávia Borges-Machado, Duarte Barros, Arnaldina Sampaio, Inês Marques-Aleixo, Lucimere Bohn, Andreia Pizarro, Laetitia Teixeira, José Magalhães, Óscar Ribeiro

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Technology-driven solutions to prompt conversation, aid communication and support interaction for people with dementia and their caregivers: a systematic literature review

Viktoria Hoel, Carine Mendom Feunou, Karin Wolf-Ostermann

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex disparities in cardiovascular health metrics among rural-dwelling older adults in China: a population-based study

Xiaolei Han, Ziying Jiang, Yuanjing Li, Yongxiang Wang, Yajun Liang, Yi Dong, Shi Tang, Yifeng Du, Chengxuan Qiu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Facilitators and barriers to implement nurse-led interventions in long-term dementia care: a qualitative interview study with Swiss nursing experts and managers

Julian Hirt, Melanie Karrer, Laura Adlbrecht, Susi Saxer, Adelheid Zeller

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and family caregiver burden: a path analysis

Bokyoung Kim, Gie Ok Noh, Kyunghee Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with the nutritional status of the older population in a selected area of Dhaka, Bangladesh

K. M. Thouhidur Rahman, Md. Khalequzzaman, Fahmida Afroz Khan, Shahrin Emdad Rayna, Sharraf Samin, Md. Hasan, Syed Shariful Islam

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between components of the delirium syndrome and outcomes in hospitalised adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zoë Tieges, Terence Quinn, Lorn MacKenzie, Daniel Davis, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, Alasdair M. J. MacLullich, Susan D. Shenkin

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Patient factors associated with new prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications in multimorbid US older adults using multiple medications

Katharina Tabea Jungo, Sven Streit, Julie C. Lauffenburger

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of socioeconomic status on informal caregiving for parents among adult married females: evidence from China

Yi Wang, Jiajia Li, Lulu Ding, Yuejing Feng, Xue Tang, Long Sun, Chengchao Zhou

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Exploring rehabilitation potential in older people living with frailty: a qualitative focus group study

A. Cowley, S. E. Goldberg, A. L. Gordon, M. Kerr, P. Logan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of foot-ground clearance in healthy community dwelling Japanese cohorts aged 50, 60 and 70 years

Hanatsu Nagano, W. A. Sparrow, Katsuyoshi Mizukami, Eri Sarashina, Rezaul Begg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Developing a virtual reality for people with dementia in nursing homes based on their psychological needs: a feasibility study

Jung-Hee Kim, Seonmin Park, Hyeongji Lim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High inter-rater reliability of Japanese bedriddenness ranks and cognitive function scores: a hospital-based prospective observational study

Masaki Tago, Naoko E. Katsuki, Shizuka Yaita, Eiji Nakatani, Shun Yamashita, Yoshimasa Oda, Shu-ichi Yamashita

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A qualitative study exploring the lived experiences of deconditioning in hospital in Ontario, Canada

Sara J. T. Guilcher, Amanda C. Everall, Lauren Cadel, Joyce Li, Kerry Kuluski

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Poor health-related physical fitness performance increases the overweight and obesity risk in older adults from Taiwan

Chien-Chang Ho, Po-Fu Lee, Hui-Ling Chen, Ching-Yu Tseng, Xin-Yu Hsieh, Chih-Hui Chiu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between body mass index and severe infection in older adults with microscopic polyangiitis: a retrospective cohort in Japan

Hirokazu Sugiyama, Makoto Yamaguchi, Takayuki Katsuno, Shiho Iwagaitsu, Hironobu Nobata, Hiroshi Kinashi, Shogo Banno, Masahiko Ando, Yoko Kubo, Takuji Ishimoto, Yasuhiko Ito

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cardio-metabolic and socio-demographic risk factors associated with dependency in basic and instrumental activities of daily living among older Iranian adults: Bushehr elderly health program

Kazem Khalagi, Akram Ansarifar, Noushin Fahimfar, Mahnaz Sanjari, Safoora Gharibzdeh, Farshad Sharifi, Gita Shafiee, Ramin Heshmat, Iraj Nabipour, Bagher Larijani, Afshin Ostovar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of comorbidities on survival in persons with Alzheimer’s disease: a matched cohort study

Blair Rajamaki, Sirpa Hartikainen, Anna-Maija Tolppanen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development of a resilience scale for oldest-old age (RSO)

Eiki Akatsuka, Etsuko Tadaka

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

MiRNA-132 regulates the development of osteoarthritis in correlation with the modulation of PTEN/PI3K/AKT signaling

Wei Zhang, Chengfang Hu, Chi Zhang, Congfeng Luo, Biao Zhong, Xiaowei Yu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy among Chilean older adults: evidence from a longitudinal study

Ximena Moreno, Lydia Lera, Francisco Moreno, Cecilia Albala

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Body mass index, performance on activities of daily living and cognition: analysis in two different populations

Miguel Germán Borda, Luis Carlos Venegas-Sanabria, Elkin Garcia-Cifuentes, Ronald Camilo Gomez, Carlos Alberto Cano-Gutierrez, Diego Alejandro Tovar-Rios, Vera Aarsland, Khadija Khalifa, Alberto Jaramillo-Jimenez, Dag Aarsland, Hogne Soennesyn

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Fever, pancytopenia, and elevated D-dimer in a 95‐year‐old woman with ehrlichiosis: a case report

Christopher Radcliffe, Cynthia Tsay, Kimberly Glerum, Jane Liao, George Goshua, Gerard Kerins

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Morning fatigue and structured exercise interact to affect non-exercise physical activity of fit and healthy older adults

Tomas Vetrovsky, Dan Omcirk, Jan Malecek, Petr Stastny, Michal Steffl, James J. Tufano

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Perceived stress and depressive symptoms not neuropsychiatric symptoms predict caregiver burden in Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study

Manee Pinyopornpanish, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Atiwat Soontornpun, Surat Tanprawate, Angkana Nadsasarn, Nahathai Wongpakaran, Tinakon Wongpakaran

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Early mobility after fragility hip fracture: a mixed methods embedded case study

Lynn Haslam-Larmer, Catherine Donnelly, Mohammad Auais, Kevin Woo, Vincent DePaul

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A change in temporal muscle thickness is correlated with past energy adequacy in bedridden older adults: a prospective cohort study

Yoko Hasegawa, Mikako Yoshida, Aya Sato, Yumiko Fujimoto, Takeo Minematsu, Junko Sugama, Hiromi Sanada

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

RubiN – continuous care in regional networks: a study protocol for a prospective controlled trial

Simone Gloystein, Friederike Thomé, Katja Goetz, Nicole Warkentin, Karola Mergenthal, Fabian Engler, Volker Amelung, Matthias Arnold, Felix Freigang, Ann-Kathrin Klähn, Sonja Laag, Neeltje van den Berg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between childhood conditions and heart disease among middle-aged and older population in China: a life course perspective

Jingyue Zhang, Nan Lu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty and associated factors among Saudi community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Bader A. Alqahtani, Aqeel M. Alenazi, Mohammed M. Alshehri, Ahmed M. Osailan, Saud F. Alsubaie, Mohammed A. Alqahtani

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty as a predictor of mortality among patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Xiao-Ming Zhang, Jing Jiao, Jing Cao, Xiao-Peng Huo, Chen Zhu, Xin-Juan Wu, Xiao-Hua Xie

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations of poor oral health with frailty and physical functioning in the oldest old: results from two studies in England and Japan

Viviana Albani, Kensuke Nishio, Tomoka Ito, Eftychia Kotronia, Paula Moynihan, Louise Robinson, Barbara Hanratty, Andrew Kingston, Yukiko Abe, Michiyo Takayama, Toshimitsu Iinuma, Yasumichi Arai, Sheena E. Ramsay

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex differences in the association between latent class of lifestyle and disability among older adults in China

Zaixing Shi, Jianlin Lin, Jian Xiao, Ya Fang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty status as a potential factor in increased postoperative opioid use in older adults

Elizabeth D. Auckley, Nathalie Bentov, Shira Zelber-Sagi, Lily Jeong, May J. Reed, Itay Bentov

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Positive and negative ageing perceptions account for health differences between older immigrant and native populations in the Netherlands

Anna P. Nieboer, Thijs van den Broek, Jane M. Cramm

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Muscle mass rather than muscle strength or physical performance is associated with metabolic syndrome in community-dwelling older Chinese adults

Peiyu Song, Peipei Han, Yinjiao Zhao, Yuanyuan Zhang, Liyan Wang, Zhuoying Tao, Zhengxing Jiang, Shijing Shen, Yunxiao Wu, Jiajie Wu, Xiaoyu Chen, Xing Yu, Yong Zhao, Qi Guo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cross-sectional associations among P3NP, HtrA, Hsp70, Apelin and sarcopenia in Taiwanese population

Yuan-Yuei Chen, Yi-Lin Chiu, Tung-Wei Kao, Tao-Chun Peng, Hui-Fang Yang, Wei-Liang Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The outcomes of a person-centered, non-pharmacological intervention in reducing agitation in residents with dementia in Australian rural nursing homes

Vivian Isaac, Abraham Kuot, Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Edward Strivens, Jennene Greenhill

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Effect of interactive cognitive-motor training on eye-hand coordination and cognitive function in older adults

Pi-Tuan Chan, Wen-Chi Chang, Huei-Ling Chiu, Ching-Chiu Kao, Doresses Liu, Hsin Chu, Kuei-Ru Chou

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Interventions for improving self-direction in people with dementia: a systematic review

Carola M. E. Döpp, Hermijntje Drenth, Paul-Jeroen Verkade, Anneke F. Francke, Iris van der Heide

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Characteristics of fall‐related head injury versus non‐head injury in the older adults

Sun Hyu Kim, Sunpyo Kim, Gyu Chong Cho, Ji Hwan Lee, Eun Jung Park, Duk Hee Lee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiology and associated factors of polypharmacy in older patients in primary care: a northern Italian cross-sectional study

Giuliano Piccoliori, Angelika Mahlknecht, Marco Sandri, Martina Valentini, Anna Vögele, Sara Schmid, Felix Deflorian, Adolf Engl, Andreas Sönnichsen, Christian Wiedermann

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Experiences with and attitudes towards geriatric screening among older emergency department patients: a qualitative study

Laura C. Blomaard, Mareline Olthof, Yvette Meuleman, Bas de Groot, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Simon P. Mooijaart

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Health-related quality of life, functional decline, and long-term mortality in older patients following hospitalisation due to COVID-19

M. M. Walle-Hansen, A. H. Ranhoff, M. Mellingsæter, M. S. Wang-Hansen, M. Myrstad

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Lifestyle exercise attenuates immunosenescence; flow cytometry analysis

Anna Tylutka, Barbara Morawin, Artur Gramacki, Agnieszka Zembron-Lacny

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Disease-related disability burden: a comparison of seven chronic conditions in middle-aged and older adults

Chieh-Ying Chou, Ching-Ju Chiu, Chia-Ming Chang, Chih-Hsing Wu, Feng-Hwa Lu, Jin-Shang Wu, Yi-Ching Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incidence of antidepressant use among community dwellers with and without Parkinson’s disease – a nationwide cohort study

Eerik Hentilä, Miia Tiihonen, Heidi Taipale, Sirpa Hartikainen, Anna-Maija Tolppanen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A study on prospective associations between adiposity and 7-year changes in movement behaviors among older women based on compositional data analysis

Jana Pelclová, Nikola Štefelová, Timothy Olds, Dorothea Dumuid, Karel Hron, Sebastien Chastin, Željko Pedišić

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

To be or not to be: relationship between grandparent status and health and wellbeing

Daniel W. L. Lai, Jia Li, Xue Bai

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Smart@home – supporting safety and mobility of elderly and care dependent people in their own homes through the use of technical assistance systems and conventional mobility supporting tools: a cross-sectional survey

Deborah Elisabeth Jachan, Ursula Müller-Werdan, Nils Axel Lahmann, Sandra Strube-Lahmann

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Health lifestyles and Chinese oldest-old’s subjective well-being—evidence from a latent class analysis

Li Zhang, Xiangyang Bi, Zhihong Ding

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Willingness and preparedness to provide care: interviews with individuals of different ages and with different caregiving experiences

Lea de Jong, Jona Theodor Stahmeyer, Sveja Eberhard, Jan Zeidler, Kathrin Damm

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Orthogeriatrics prevents functional decline in hip fracture patients: report from two randomized controlled trials

Shams Dakhil, Pernille Thingstad, Frede Frihagen, Lars Gunnar Johnsen, Stian Lydersen, Eva Skovlund, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Olav Sletvold, Ingvild Saltvedt, Leiv Otto Watne

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Efficacy of the self-mutual-group model targeting quality of life improvement among empty-nest older adults in Taiyuan, China: an intervention study

Chichen Zhang, Yaqing Xue, Yuan Cai, Jiao Lu, Xiao Zheng, Wenpei Yuan, Yi Qian

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Understanding transitional care programs for older adults who experience delayed discharge: a scoping review

Katherine S. McGilton, Shirin Vellani, Alexandra Krassikova, Sheryl Robertson, Constance Irwin, Alexia Cumal, Jennifer Bethell, Elaine Burr, Margaret Keatings, Sandra McKay, Kathryn Nichol, Martine Puts, Anita Singh, Souraya Sidani

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The psychometric evaluation of the sense of belonging instrument (SOBI) with Iranian older adults

Kelly-Ann Allen, Gökmen Arslan, Heather Craig, Sedigheh Arefi, Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh, Hamid Sharif Nia

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence and factors related to urinary incontinence in older adults women worldwide: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Sedighe Batmani, Rostam Jalali, Masoud Mohammadi, Shadi Bokaee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

SPPB reference values and performance in assessing sarcopenia in community-dwelling Singaporeans – Yishun study

Shuen Yee Lee, Pei Ling Choo, Benedict Wei Jun Pang, Lay Khoon Lau, Khalid Abdul Jabbar, Wei Ting Seah, Kenneth Kexun Chen, Tze Pin Ng, Shiou-Liang Wee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Variations in situational risk factors for fractures of the distal forearm, hip, and vertebrae in older women

Wen-Yu Yu, Hei-Fen Hwang, Mau-Roung Lin

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Efficacy of quetiapine for delirium prevention in hospitalized older medical patients: a randomized double-blind controlled trial

Saran Thanapluetiwong, Sirasa Ruangritchankul, Orapitchaya Sriwannopas, Sirintorn Chansirikarnjana, Pichai Ittasakul, Tipanetr Ngamkala, Lalita Sukumalin, Piangporn Charernwat, Krittika Saranburut, Taweevat Assavapokee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations between physical function and device-based measures of physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns in older adults: moving beyond moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity

Rod L. Walker, Mikael Anne Greenwood-Hickman, John Bellettiere, Andrea Z. LaCroix, David Wing, Michael Higgins, KatieRose Richmire, Eric B. Larson, Paul K. Crane, Dori E. Rosenberg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex differences in dietary consumption and its association with frailty among middle-aged and older Australians: a 10-year longitudinal survey

Xiaoyue Xu, Sally C Inglis, Deborah Parker

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reduction in unplanned hospitalizations associated with a physician focused intervention to reduce potentially inappropriate medication use among older adults: a population-based cohort study

M. Alcusky, R. B. Thomas, N. Jafari, S. W. Keith, A. Kee, S. Del Canale, M. Lombardi, V. Maio

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The prognostic role of functional dependency in older inpatients with COVID-19

Galina Plotnikov, Efraim Waizman, Irma Tzur, Alexander Yusupov, Yonatan Shapira, Oleg Gorelik

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development and testing of the Geriatric Care Assessment Practices (G-CAP) survey

Justine L. Giosa, Paul Stolee, Paul Holyoke

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Perceived walking difficulties in Parkinson’s disease – predictors and changes over time

Magnus Lindh-Rengifo, Stina B. Jonasson, Susann Ullén, Niklas Mattsson-Carlgren, Maria H. Nilsson

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Primary dementia care based on the individual needs of the patient: study protocol of the cluster randomized controlled trial, DemStepCare

Isabella Bablok, Harald Binder, Dominikus Stelzer, Klaus Kaier, Erika Graf, Julian Wangler, Michael Jansky, Michael Löhr, Michael Schulz, Marie Kockläuner, Katharina Geschke, Alexandra Wuttke-Linnemann, Andreas Fellgiebel, Erik Farin, study group DemStepCare

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incorporating foot assessment in the comprehensive geriatric assessment

Rebecca K. Iseli, Gregory Duncan, Elton K. Lee, Ellen Lewis, Andrea B. Maier

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Feasibility of a multicomponent cognitive behavioral intervention for fear of falling after hip fracture: process evaluation of the FIT-HIP intervention

Maaike N. Scheffers-Barnhoorn, Monica van Eijk, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Romke van Balen, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Wilco P. Achterberg, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

ABT-263 enhanced bacterial phagocytosis of macrophages in aged mouse through Beclin-1-dependent autophagy

Yu Zhang, Li-hua Tang, Jia Lu, Li-ming Xu, Bao-li Cheng, Jun-yu Xiong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Fall awareness behaviour and its associated factors among community dwelling older adults

Jing Wen Goh, Devinder Kaur Ajit Singh, Normala Mesbah, Anis Afifa Mohd Hanafi, Adlyn Farhana Azwan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Exploring the effect of professional experience on knowledge towards geriatric care among nurses working in adult care units

Erkihun Tadesse Amsalu, Tesfaye Alemayehu Messele, Metadel Adane

01.12.2021 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Mobility in community-dwelling older adults; what are its determinants?

Wiebren Zijlstra, Eleftheria Giannouli

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Self-perceived functional ability and performance-based testing of physical function in older women with or without long-term back pain – results of the H70 study

Hilda Kristin Svensson, Jon Karlsson, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Felicia Ahlner, Ingmar Skoog, Hanna Falk Erhag

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Caregiving, care burden and awareness of caregivers and patients with dementia in Asian locations: a secondary analysis

Yong S. Shim, Kee Hyung Park, Christopher Chen, Jacqueline C. Dominguez, Kyunghun Kang, Hee-Jin Kim, Zhen Hong, Yu-Te Lin, Leung-Wing Chu, San Jung, SangYun Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between serum uric acid and major chronic diseases among centenarians in China: based on the CHCCS study

Fuyin Kou, Shanshan Yang, Shengshu Wang, Miao Liu, Yao He

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of antiplatelet persistence on long-term mortality and predictors of non-persistence in ischemic stroke patients 75 years and older: a nationwide cohort study

Seung Jae Kim, Oh Deog Kwon, Ho Chun Choi, Eung-Joon Lee, BeLong Cho

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Polypharmacy and severe potential drug-drug interactions among older adults with cardiovascular disease in the United States

Marwan Sheikh-Taha, Myriam Asmar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

How does the multidimensional frailty score compare with grip strength for predicting outcomes after hip fracture surgery in older patients? A retrospective cohort study

Jung-Yeon Choi, Jin-Kak Kim, Kwang-il Kim, Young-Kyun Lee, Kyung-Hoi Koo, Cheol-Ho Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

“Helping fill that gap:” a qualitative study of aging in place after disaster through the lens of home-based care providers

Sue Anne Bell, Lydia K. Krienke, Sarah Dickey, Raymond G. De Vries

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cognitive leisure activity and all-cause mortality in older adults: a 4-year community-based cohort

Xin Liu, Ye Ruan, Limei Huang, Yanfei Guo, Shuangyuan Sun, Hao Chen, Junling Gao, Yan Shi, Qianyi Xiao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Rice farming care as a novel method of green care farm in East Asian context: an implementation research

Chiaki Ura, Tsuyoshi Okamura, Sachiko Yamazaki, Masaya Shimmei, Keisuke Torishima, Akira Eboshida, Yu Kawamuro

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of quadratus lumborum block on postoperative cognitive function in elderly patients undergoing laparoscopic radical gastrectomy: a randomized controlled trial

Manhua Zhu, Yong Qi, Huijuan He, Song Zhang, Yuliu Mei

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of muscle quality and quantity for the assessment of sarcopenia using mid-thigh computed tomography: a cohort study

Hiroki Oba, Yasumoto Matsui, Hidenori Arai, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Hiroki Iida, Takafumi Mizuno, Satoshi Yamashita, Shinya Ishizuka, Yasuo Suzuki, Hideki Hiraiwa, Shiro Imagama

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The relation between kinematic synergy to stabilize the center of mass during walking and future fall risks: a 1-year longitudinal study

Momoko Yamagata, Hiroshige Tateuchi, Itsuroh Shimizu, Junya Saeki, Noriaki Ichihashi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predictive value of geriatric-quickSOFA in hospitalized older people with sepsis

Francesca Remelli, Federico Castellucci, Aurora Vitali, Irene Mattioli, Amedeo Zurlo, Savino Spadaro, Stefano Volpato

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Games of uncertainty: the participation of older patients with multimorbidity in care planning meetings – a qualitative study

Jannike Dyb Oksavik, Marit Solbjør, Ralf Kirchhoff, Maren Kristine Raknes Sogstad

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Convergent and discriminative validity of the Frail-VIG index with the EQ-5D-3L in people cared for in primary health care

Juan-José Zamora-Sánchez, Edurne Zabaleta-del-Olmo, Vicente Gea-Caballero, Iván Julián-Rochina, Gemma Pérez-Tortajada, Jordi Amblàs-Novellas

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Evaluation of FindMyApps: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tablet-based intervention to improve self-management and social participation of community-dwelling people with mild dementia, compared to usual tablet use

David Peter Neal, Yvonne J. F. Kerkhof, Teake P. Ettema, Majon Muller, Judith Bosmans, Evelyn Finnema, Maud Graff, Karin Dijkstra, Max L. Stek, Rose-Marie Dröes

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Salivary flow rate and the risk of cognitive impairment among Korean elders: a cross-sectional study

Minh-Tung Do, Huong Vu, Jong-Koo Lee, Sang-Min Park, Joung-Sik Son, Hyun-Duck Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A multidimensional approach to frailty compared with physical phenotype in older Brazilian adults: data from the FIBRA-BR study

Claudia Venturini, Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, Bruno de Souza Moreira, Eduardo Ferriolli, Anita Liberalesso Neri, Roberto Alves Lourenço, Lygia Paccini Lustosa

01.12.2021 | Article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Understanding factors associated with sarcopenic obesity in older African women from a low-income setting: a cross-sectional analysis

Amy E. Mendham, Julia H. Goedecke, Lisa K. Micklesfield, Naomi E. Brooks, Mieke Faber, Dirk L. Christensen, Iain J. Gallagher, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson, Kathryn H. Myburgh, Feyisayo A. Odunitan-Wayas, Estelle V. Lambert, Sebastiana Kalula, Angus M. Hunter

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Social engagement and physical frailty in later life: does marital status matter?

Yi Wang, Zhuo Chen, Chengchao Zhou

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The incidence of mental disorder increases after hip fracture in older people: a nationwide cohort study

Ling-Yin Kuo, Po-Ting Hsu, Wen-Tien Wu, Ru-Ping Lee, Jen-Hung Wang, Hao-Wen Chen, Ing-Ho Chen, Tzai-Chiu Yu, Cheng-Huan Peng, Kuan-Lin Liu, Chung-Yi Hsu, Kuang-Ting Yeh

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effectiveness of resistance training on resilience in Hong Kong Chinese older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Pak-Kwong Chung, Chun-Qing Zhang, Yanan Zhao, Ming Yu Claudia Wong, Chun Hu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Validation of the professional good care scale in nursing homes (GCS-NH)

Gema Pérez-Rojo, Javier López, Cristina Noriega, José Angel Martínez-Huertas, Cristina Velasco

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Intergenerational support and subjective wellbeing among oldest-old in China: the moderating role of economic status

Fanghong Huang, Peipei Fu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Can volunteer medical visit companions support older adults in the United States?

Orla C. Sheehan, Marcela D. Blinka, David L. Roth

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Influences of service characteristics and older people’s attributes on outcomes from direct payments

Vanessa Davey

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Appetite, oral health and weight loss in community-dwelling older men: an observational study from the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

Sachiko Takehara, Vasant Hirani, F. A. Clive Wright, Vasi Naganathan, Fiona M. Blyth, David G. Le Couteur, Louise M. Waite, Markus J. Seibel, David J. Handelsman, Robert G. Cumming

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Malnutrition and depression as predictors for 30-day unplanned readmission in older patient: a prospective cohort study to develop 7-point scoring system

Ika Fitriana, Siti Setiati, Edy W Rizal, Rahmi Istanti, Ikhwan Rinaldi, Taro Kojima, Masahiro Akishita, Muhammad Khifzhon Azwar

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The performance of balance exercises during daily tooth brushing is not sufficient to improve balance and muscle strength in healthy older adults

Urs Granacher, Thomas Muehlbauer, Gerd Göstemeyer, Stefanie Gruber, Markus Gruber

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A systematic review of the evidence for deprescribing interventions among older people living with frailty

Kinda Ibrahim, Natalie J. Cox, Jennifer M. Stevenson, Stephen Lim, Simon D. S. Fraser, Helen C. Roberts

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between housing environment and depressive symptoms among older people: a multidimensional assessment

Yuan Chen, Ping Yu Cui, Yi Yang Pan, Ya Xing Li, Nuremaguli Waili, Ying Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of body mass index and waist circumference with high blood pressure in older adults

Wenli Zhang, Kun He, Hao Zhao, Xueqi Hu, Chunyu Yin, Xiaoyan Zhao, Songhe Shi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Caregiving burnout of community-dwelling people with dementia in Hong Kong and New Zealand: a cross-sectional study

Crystal Y. Chan, Gary Cheung, Adrian Martinez-Ruiz, Patsy Y. K. Chau, Kailu Wang, E. K. Yeoh, Eliza L. Y. Wong

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

COVID-19 as the sole cause of death is uncommon in frail home healthcare individuals: a population-based study

Lena Nilsson, Christer Andersson, Rune Sjödahl

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Costs and effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment in primary care for older adults with high risk for hospitalisation

Magnus Nord, Johan Lyth, Jenny Alwin, Jan Marcusson

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Does digital technology reduce health disparity? Investigating difference of depression stemming from socioeconomic status among Chinese older adults

Aruhan Mu, Zhaohua Deng, Xiang Wu, Liqin Zhou

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of risk for pressure ulcers, malnutrition, poor oral health and falls – a register study among older persons receiving municipal health care in southern Sweden

Merita Neziraj, Peter Hellman, Christine Kumlien, Magdalena Andersson, Malin Axelsson

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Thematic research clusters in very old populations (≥ 80 years): a bibliometric approach

Gregorio Gonzalez-Alcaide, Sergio Palacios-Fernandez, Jose-Manuel Ramos-Rincon

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Tea consumption and serum uric acid levels among older adults in three large-scale population-based studies in China

Dan-Dan Chen, Xing-Xuan Dong, Xue-Jiao Yang, Hong-Peng Sun, Gang Liang, Xing Chen, Chen-Wei Pan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between primary caregiver type and mortality among Chinese older adults with disability: a prospective cohort study

Yangyujin Liu, Haoxue Li, Bei Wu, Xiaoting Liu, Honglin Chen, Hai-Yu Jin, Chenkai Wu

01.12.2021 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Translation of the updated clinical frailty scale 2.0 into Danish and implications for cross-sectoral reliability

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

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Types of leisure time physical activities (LTPA) of community-dwelling persons who have been screened positive for dementia

Britta Müller, Peter Kropp, Maria Isabel Cardona, Bernhard Michalowsky, Nanja van den Berg, Stefan Teipel, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Jochen René Thyrian

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The profile of older adults seeking chiropractic care: a secondary analysis

Katie de Luca, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Martha Funabashi, Silvano Mior, Simon D. French

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Social and physical factors related to depression in the older population of Siberia, Russia: a cross-sectional study

Georg von Fingerhut, Katsuyoshi Mizukami, Dorothy Yam, Konstantin Makarov, Yuriy Kim, Elena Kondyurina, Lyudmila Yakovleva

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex- and age-specific normative values for handgrip strength and components of the Senior Fitness Test in community-dwelling older adults aged 65–75 years in Germany: results from the OUTDOOR ACTIVE study

Birte Marie Albrecht, Imke Stalling, Karin Bammann

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease and cumulative incidence of cognitive impairment in the Health and Retirement Study

Allyson L. Covello, Leora I. Horwitz, Shreya Singhal, Caroline S. Blaum, Yi Li, John A. Dodson

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Establishing content validity for a composite activities-specific risk of falls scale:linkage between fear of falling and physical activity

Jing X. Wang, Lin Y. Chen, Yan N. Jiang, Ling Ni, Jie M. Sheng, Xia Shen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations of sarcopenia components with physical activity and nutrition in Australian older adults performing exercise training

Ewelina Akehurst, David Scott, Juan Peña Rodriguez, Carol Alonso Gonzalez, Jasmaine Murphy, Helen McCarthy, Sandor Dorgo, Alan Hayes

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The prevalence and prescribing patterns of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs in older nursing home residents in different European countries and Israel: retrospective results from the EU SHELTER study

Anna Lukačišinová, Daniela Fialová, Nancye May Peel, Ruth Eleanor Hubbard, Jovana Brkic, Graziano Onder, Eva Topinková, Jacob Gindin, Tamar Shochat, Leonard Gray, Roberto Bernabei

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chronic diseases in the geriatric population: morbidity and use of primary care services according to risk level

Jaime Barrio-Cortes, Almudena Castaño-Reguillo, María Teresa Beca-Martínez, Mariana Bandeira-de Oliveira, Carmen López-Rodríguez, María Ángeles Jaime-Sisó

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Retrospective study revealed that Zn relate to improvement of swallowing function in the older adults

Yumika Seki, Kota Ishizawa, Tetsuya Akaishi, Michiaki Abe, Koji Okamoto, Junichi Tanaka, Ryutaro Arita, Shin Takayama, Akiko Kikuchi, Mariko Miyazaki, Hideo Harigae, Mayumi Sato, Masaya Hoshi, Kazuaki Hatsugai, Tadashi Ishii

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predicting outcomes in older ED patients with influenza in real time using a big data-driven and machine learning approach to the hospital information system

Tian-Hoe Tan, Chien-Chin Hsu, Chia-Jung Chen, Shu-Lien Hsu, Tzu-Lan Liu, Hung-Jung Lin, Jhi-Joung Wang, Chung-Feng Liu, Chien-Cheng Huang

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Enhancing sleep quality for nursing home residents with dementia: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial of an evidence-based frontline huddling program

A. Lynn Snow, Julia Loup, Robert O. Morgan, Kathy Richards, Patricia A. Parmelee, Rosa R. Baier, Ellen McCreedy, Barbara Frank, Cathie Brady, Liam Fry, Megan McCullough, Christine W. Hartmann

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Visceral fat area is the measure of obesity best associated with mobility disability in community dwelling oldest-old Chinese adults

Kevin Yiqiang Chua, Xinyi Lin, Yeli Wang, Yap-Seng Chong, Wee-Shiong Lim, Woon-Puay Koh

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Influence of comorbidities on functional outcomes in patients with surgically treated fragility hip fractures: a retrospective cohort study

Soo Hoon Yoon, Bo Ryun Kim, Sang Yoon Lee, Jaewon Beom, Jun Hwan Choi, Jae-Young Lim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The Turkish version of the SPPIC validated among informal caregivers with a Turkish immigrant background

Nienke van Wezel, Iris van der Heide, Walter L. J. M. Devillé, Gozde Duran, Rianne Hoopman, Marco M. Blom, Anne Margriet Pot, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Anneke L. Francke

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Health care transitions for persons living with dementia and their caregivers

Jessica Ashbourne, Veronique Boscart, Samantha Meyer, Catherine E. Tong, Paul Stolee

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Combining a variable‐centered and a person-centered analytical approach to caregiving burden – a holistic approach

Qi Yuan, Gregory Tee Hng Tan, Peizhi Wang, Fiona Devi, Richard Goveas, Harish Magadi, Li Ling Ng, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Addressing COVID-19 challenges in a randomised controlled trial on exercise interventions in a high-risk population

G. S. Kienle, P. Werthmann, B. Grotejohann, T. Hundhammer, C. Schmoor, Ch Stumpe, S. Voigt-Radloff, R. Huber

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Good performance in the management of acute heart failure in cardiogeriatric departments: the ICREX-94 experience

Emmanuelle Berthelot, Amaury Broussier, Thibaud Damy, Cristiano Donadio, Stephane Cosson, Xavier Rovani, Emmanuel Salengro, Gilles Billebeau, Richard Megbemado, Noomen Rekik, Christian Godreuil, Kevin Richard, Jason Shourick, Patrick Assayag, Joel Belmin, Jean Philippe David, Luc Hittinger, for the FINC-94 network

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of an interprofessional Quality Circle-Deprescribing Module (QC-DeMo) in Swiss nursing homes: a randomised controlled trial

Damien Cateau, Pierluigi Ballabeni, Anne Niquille

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Patterns of home- and community‐based services in older adults with dementia: an analysis of the long‐term care system in Taiwan

Wen-Fu Wang, Yung-Yu Su, Kai-Ming Jhang, Chun-Min Chen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors Related to Self-Confidence to Live Alone in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

So Im Ryu, BeLong Cho, Sun Ju Chang, Hana Ko, Yu Mi Yi, Eun-Young Noh, Hye Ryung Cho, Yeon-Hwan Park

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations of sarcopenia and its defining components with cognitive function in community-dwelling oldest old

Anying Bai, Weihao Xu, Jing Sun, Juan Liu, Xinli Deng, Linna Wu, Xiao Zou, Jing Zuo, Lin Zou, Yunxia Liu, Hengge Xie, Xiaohong Zhang, Li Fan, Yixin Hu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Tai Chi exercise improves age‐associated decline in cerebrovascular function: a cross‐sectional study

Lili Li, Jingjing Wang, Shaoying Guo, Yangqi Xing, Xiongwen Ke, Yinghao Chen, Yuan He, Shun Wang, Jiayu Wang, Xinwu Cui, Zhihua Wang, Lixu Tang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Dying from COVID-19 in nursing homes-sex differences in symptom occurrence

Lisa Martinsson, Peter Strang, Jonas Bergström, Staffan Lundström

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A qualitative study of home care client and caregiver experiences with a complex cardio-respiratory management model

Connie Schumacher, Darly Dash, Fabrice Mowbray, Lindsay Klea, Andrew Costa

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The accuracy of the Ishii score chart in predicting sarcopenia in the elderly community in Chengdu

Xiaoyan Chen, Lisha Hou, Ying Zhang, Shuyue Luo, Birong Dong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An examination of three prescribing cascades in a cohort of older adults with dementia

Shanna C. Trenaman, Susan K. Bowles, Susan Kirkland, Melissa K. Andrew

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Attitudes and perspectives of older adults on technologies for assessing frailty in home settings: a focus group study

Chao Bian, Bing Ye, Anna Hoonakker, Alex Mihailidis

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The performance of the Dutch Safety Management System frailty tool to predict the risk of readmission or mortality in older hospitalised cardiac patients

Patricia Jepma, Lotte Verweij, Arno Tijssen, Martijn W. Heymans, Isabelle Flierman, Corine H. M. Latour, Ron J. G. Peters, Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer, Bianca M. Buurman, Gerben ter Riet

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Smell, taste and trigeminal disorders in a 65‐year‐old population

Anne Thea Tveit Sødal, Preet Bano Singh, Rasa Skudutyte-Rysstad, My Tien Diep, Lene Hystad Hove

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Life under lockdown and social restrictions - the experiences of people living with dementia and their carers during the COVID-19 pandemic in England

Remco Tuijt, Rachael Frost, Jane Wilcock, Louise Robinson, Jill Manthorpe, Greta Rait, Kate Walters

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Spanish-dementia knowledge assessment scale (DKAS-S): psychometric properties and validation

A. Carnes, E. Barallat-Gimeno, A. Galvan, B. Lara, A. Lladó, J. Contador-Muñana, A. Vega-Rodriguez, M. A. Escobar, G. Piñol-Ripoll

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Lessons learned implementing and managing the DIVERT-CARE trial: practice recommendations for a community-based chronic disease self-management model

Darly Dash, Connie Schumacher, Aaron Jones, Andrew P. Costa

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Distinguishing between household headship with and without power and its association with subjective well-being among older adults: an analytical cross-sectional study in India

Shobhit Srivastava, S. K. Singh, Manish Kumar, T. Muhammad

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

BEFRIENding for Depression, Anxiety and Social support in older adults living in Australian residential aged care facilities (BEFRIENDAS): randomised controlled trial protocol

Colleen Doyle, Sunil Bhar, Christina Bryant, Briony Dow, David Dunt, George Mnatzaganian, Daniel O’Connor, Julie Ratcliffe, Emily You, Anne-Marie Bagnall, Georgia Major, Robin Harper, Marcia Fearn

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

“A good death but there was all this tension around”- perspectives of residential managers on the experience of delivering end of life care for people living with dementia

Jessica A. L. Borbasi, Allison Tong, Alison Ritchie, Christopher J. Poulos, Josephine M. Clayton

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The frequency and quality of delirium documentation in discharge summaries

Victoria L Chuen, Adrian C.H Chan, Jin Ma, Shabbir M.H Alibhai, Vicky Chau

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Exploring polypharmacy burden among elderly patients with chronic diseases in Chinese community: a cross-sectional study

Yongli Wang, Xiaodan Li, Dongmei Jia, Beilei Lin, Bo Fu, Bei Qi, Zhenxiang Zhang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A qualitative study of home health care experiences among Chinese homebound adults

Rui Zhou, Joyce Cheng, Shuangshuang Wang, Nengliang Yao

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is geriatric depression scale a valid instrument to screen depression in Chinese community-dwelling elderly?

Feifei Huang, Huijun Wang, Zhihong Wang, Jiguo Zhang, Wenwen Du, Xiaofang Jia, Liusen Wang, Bing Zhang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A web-based dynamic Nomogram for predicting instrumental activities of daily living disability in older adults: a nationally representative survey in China

Li Zhang, Huijie Cui, Qiuzhi Chen, Yan Li, Chunxia Yang, Yanfang Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Ambient bright light treatment improved proxy-rated sleep but not sleep measured by actigraphy in nursing home patients with dementia: a placebo-controlled randomised trial

Gunnhild J. Hjetland, Eirin Kolberg, Ståle Pallesen, Eirunn Thun, Inger Hilde Nordhus, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Elisabeth Flo-Groeneboom

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations between nut intake, cognitive function and non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in older adults in the United States: NHANES 2011-14

Sze-Yen Tan, Ekavi N. Georgousopoulou, Barbara R. Cardoso, Robin M. Daly, Elena S. George

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Singapore multidisciplinary consensus recommendations on muscle health in older adults: assessment and multimodal targeted intervention across the continuum of care

Samuel T. H. Chew, Geetha Kayambu, Charles Chin Han Lew, Tze Pin Ng, Fangyi Ong, Jonathan Tan, Ngiap Chuan Tan, Shuen-Loong Tham

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Profile and needs of primary informal caregivers of older patients in Belgian geriatric day hospitals: a multicentric cross-sectional study

C. Eyaloba, I. De Brauwer, S. Cès, F. Benoit, S. Gillain, L. Pesch, H. Rouvière, S. De Breucker

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Needs of older persons living in long-term care institutions: on the usefulness of cluster approach

Sławomir Tobis, Krystyna Jaracz, Sylwia Kropińska, Dorota Talarska, Juanita Hoe, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, Aleksandra Suwalska

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and factors related to antibiotic-associated diarrhea in elderly patients with pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study

Yoko Takedani, Tsukasa Nakamura, Noriko Fukiwake, Toshihiro Imada, Junji Mashino, Takeshi Morimoto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Qualitative analysis of reasons for hospitalization for severe hypoglycemia among older adults with diabetes

Weronika E. Pasciak, David N. Berg, Emily Cherlin, Terri Fried, Kasia J. Lipska

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Malnutrition is not related with emergence delirium in older patients after noncardiac surgery

Fang Zhang, Shu-Ting He, Yan Zhang, Dong-Liang Mu, Dong-Xin Wang

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A randomized clinical study on the impact of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) based interventions on the quality of life of elderly, frail, onco-hematologic patients candidate to anticancer therapy: protocol of the ONCO-Aging study

Abdurraouf Mokhtar Mahmoud, Federica Biello, Paola Maria Maggiora, Riccardo Bruna, Giovanni Burrafato, Miriam Cappelli, Feba Varughese, Veronica Martini, Francesca Platini, Clara Deambrogi, Andrea Patriarca, Maura Nicolosi, Ajay ram Vachanaram, Carla Pisani, Eleonora Ferrara, Elvira Catania, Danila Azzolina, Francesco Barone-Adesi, Marco Krengli, Gianluca Gaidano, Alessandra Gennari

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical features and outcomes of COVID-19 in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sunny Singhal, Pramod Kumar, Sumitabh Singh, Srishti Saha, Aparajit Ballav Dey

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Socio-economic inequality in the prevalence of violence against older adults – findings from India

Debashree Sinha, Prem Shankar Mishra, Shobhit Srivastava, Pradeep Kumar

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Feasibility and preliminary effect of anabolic steroids in addition to strength training and nutritional supplement in rehabilitation of patients with hip fracture: a randomized controlled pilot trial (HIP-SAP1 trial)

Signe Hulsbæk, Thomas Bandholm, Ilija Ban, Nicolai Bang Foss, Jens-Erik Beck Jensen, Henrik Kehlet, Morten Tange Kristensen

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Self-help guided by trained lay providers for generalized anxiety disorder in older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Philippe Landreville, Patrick Gosselin, Sébastien Grenier, Pierre-Hugues Carmichael

01.12.2021 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development of an 360-degree virtual reality video-based immersive cycle training system for physical enhancement in older adults: a feasibility study

Development of immersive virtual cycle for older adults
Namsu Lee, Wonjae Choi, Seungwon Lee

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Multi-disciplinary supportive end of life care in long-term care: an integrative approach to improving end of life

Patricia M. Harasym, Misha Afzaal, Sarah Brisbin, Aynharan Sinnarajah, Lorraine Venturato, Patrick Quail, Sharon Kaasalainen, Sharon Straus, Tamara Sussman, Navjot Virk, Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cost-utility analysis of a consensus and evidence-based medication review to optimize and potentially reduce psychotropic drug prescription in institutionalized dementia patients

Mireia Massot Mesquida, Frans Folkvord, Gemma Seda, Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva, Pere Torán Monserrat

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Serum sodium in relation to various domains of cognitive function in the elderly US population

Sohyae Lee, Jin-young Min, Beom Kim, Sang-Won Ha, Jeohng Ho Han, Kyoung-bok Min

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between anemia, physical performance and cognitive function in Iranian elderly people: evidence from Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) program

Maryam Marzban, Iraj Nabipour, Akram Farhadi, Afshin Ostovar, Bagher Larijani, Amir Hossein Darabi, Elnaz Shabankari, Mohamad Gholizade

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Soluble ST2 and risk of cognitive impairment after acute ischemic stroke: a prospective observational study

Yinwei Zhu, Chongquan Fang, Qi Zhang, Yaling Lu, Rui Zhang, Aili Wang, Xiaoqing Bu, Jintao Zhang, Zhong Ju, Yonghong Zhang, Tan Xu, Chongke Zhong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Type of tea consumption and depressive symptoms in Chinese older adults

Yao Yao, Huashuai Chen, Lele Chen, Sang-Yhun Ju, Huazhen Yang, Yi Zeng, Danan Gu, Tze Pin Ng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Optimal care for the management of older people non-weight bearing after lower limb fracture: a consensus study

S. Aloraibi, J. Gladman, D. Godfrey, V. Booth, K. Robinson, E. Lunt, A. Caswell, M. Kerr, B. Ollivere, A. L. Gordon

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between hearing loss and frailty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rong Tian, Osvaldo P. Almeida, Dona M. P. Jayakody, Andrew H. Ford

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of delirium in older internal medicine patients: a prospective cohort study

Yanli Zhao, Jirong Yue, Peng Lei, Taiping Lin, Xuchao Peng, Dongmei Xie, Langli Gao, Xiaoyu Shu, Chenkai Wu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Functional status and its associated factors among community-dwelling older adults in rural Nepal: findings from a cross-sectional study

Saruna Ghimire, Grish Paudel, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Mahmood Parvez, Binod Rayamajhee, Pravash Paudel, Man Kumar Tamang, Uday Narayan Yadav

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Validation of perceived physical fatigability using the simplified-Chinese version of the Pittsburgh Fatigability Scale

Yixin Hu, Hangming Zhang, Weihao Xu, Ming Zhao, Juan Liu, Linna Wu, Lin Zou, Jing Zuo, Yunxia Liu, Li Fan, Woei-Nan Bair, Yujia (Susanna) Qiao, Nancy W. Glynn

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of PainChek® in UK Aged Care Residents with advanced dementia

Ivana Babicova, Ainslea Cross, Dawn Forman, Jeffery Hughes, Kreshnik Hoti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A comparison of spouse and non-spouse carers of people with dementia: a descriptive analysis of Swedish national survey data

Marcus F. Johansson, Kevin J. McKee, Lena Dahlberg, Christine L. Williams, Martina Summer Meranius, Elizabeth Hanson, Lennart Magnusson, Björn Ekman, Lena Marmstål Hammar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sarcopenia as a predictor of mortality among the critically ill in an intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Xiao-Ming Zhang, Denghong Chen, Xiao-Hua Xie, Jun-E Zhang, Yingchun Zeng, Andy SK Cheng

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The sex difference in gait speed among older adults: how do sociodemographic, lifestyle, social and health determinants contribute?

Lena D. Sialino, Laura A. Schaap, Sandra H. van Oostrom, H. Susan J. Picavet, Johannes W.R. Twisk, W. M. Monique Verschuren, Marjolein Visser, Hanneke A.H. Wijnhoven

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Experiences of community-dwelling older people with dementia participating in a person-centred multidimensional interdisciplinary rehabilitation program

Anna Sondell, Josefine Lampinen, Mia Conradsson, Håkan Littbrand, Undis Englund, Ingeborg Nilsson, Nina Lindelöf

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Transitions between levels of dependency among older people receiving social care – a retrospective longitudinal cohort study in a Swedish municipality

Magnus Zingmark, Fredrik Norström

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Promoting neuroplasticity and neuropsychological functioning in frailty through an app-based sensorimotor training: study protocol for a randomized trial

Florian Beier, Martin Löffler, Frauke Nees, Lucrezia Hausner, Lutz Frölich, Herta Flor

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Instruments used to assess quality of life of older adults in African countries: a scoping review

Priscilla Y. A. Attafuah, Irma H. J. Everink, Ruud J. G. Halfens, Christa Lohrmann, Aaron Abuosi, Jos M. G. A. Schols

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Contribution of IQ in young adulthood to the associations of education and occupation with cognitive ability in older age

Insa Feinkohl, Petra Kozma, Friedrich Borchers, Simone J. T. van Montfort, Jochen Kruppa, Georg Winterer, Claudia Spies, Tobias Pischon

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial assessing the implementation, effectiveness and cost-consequences of the EDDIE+ hospital avoidance program in 12 residential aged care homes: study protocol

Hannah E. Carter, Xing J. Lee, Alison Farrington, Carla Shield, Nicholas Graves, Elizabeth V. Cyarto, Lynne Parkinson, Florin I. Oprescu, Claudia Meyer, Jeffrey Rowland, Trudy Dwyer, Gillian Harvey

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A novel Longshi Scale measured activity of daily living disability in elderly patients affected by neurological diseases: a multi-center cross-sectional study in China

Jingpu Zhao, Xiangxiang Liu, Li Wan, Yan Gao, Meiling Huang, Fubing Zha, Jianjun Long, Dongxia Li, Guohui Nie, Yulong Wang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Frailty increases the risk for developing urinary tract infection among 79,887 patients with diabetic mellitus and chronic kidney disease

Chia-Ter Chao, Szu-Ying Lee, Jui Wang, Kuo-Liong Chien, Jenq-Wen Huang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Fear of falling is as important as multiple previous falls in terms of limiting daily activities: a longitudinal study

Minhui Liu, Tianxue Hou, Yuxiao Li, Xiaocao Sun, Sarah L. Szanton, Lindy Clemson, Patricia M. Davidson

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of social robots for older adults and people with dementia: a scoping review

Wei Qi Koh, Simone Anna Felding, Kübra Beliz Budak, Elaine Toomey, Dympna Casey

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between successful aging transitions and depressive symptoms among older Korean adults: findings from the Korean longitudinal study of aging (2006–2018)

Fatima Nari, Bich Na Jang, Selin Kim, Wonjeong Jeong, Sung-In Jang, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychometric validation of the Chinese version of the PaArticular Scales among elderly residents in long-term care facilities with joint contractures

Yi-chang Chen, Keh-chung Lin, Chen-Jung Chen, Shu-Hui Yeh, Ay-Woan Pan, Hao-Ling Chen, Chih-Hung Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of life course socioeconomic status and adult height with cognitive functioning of older adults in India and China

Y. Selvamani, P. Arokiasamy

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The role of SARC-F scale in predicting progression risk of COVID-19 in elderly patients: a prospective cohort study in Wuhan

Yao Ma, Min He, Li-Sha Hou, Shen Xu, Zhi-Xin Huang, Na Zhao, Yan Kang, Ji-Rong Yue, Chenkai Wu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A mixed-methods study evaluating the impact of an excursion-based social group on quality of life of older adults

Joyce Siette, Mikaela Jorgensen, Amy Nguyen, Gilbert Knaggs, Stuart Miller, Johanna I. Westbrook

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between frailty and ischemic heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rosa Liperoti, Davide L. Vetrano, Katie Palmer, Tomasz Targowski, Maria C. Cipriani, Maria R. Lo Monaco, Silvia Giovannini, Nicola Acampora, Emanuele Rocco Villani, Roberto Bernabei, Graziano Onder, on behalf of ADVANTAGE JA WP4 group

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Subjective and objective health predicting mortality and institutionalization: an 18-year population-based follow-up study among community-dwelling Finnish older adults

Anna Viljanen, Marika Salminen, Kerttu Irjala, Elisa Heikkilä, Raimo Isoaho, Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä, Päivi Korhonen, Tero Vahlberg, Matti Viitanen, Maarit Wuorela, Minna Löppönen, Laura Viikari

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is achieving 7,000 steps/day cross-sectionally and prospectively associated with older adults’ lower-extremity performance?

Ming-Chun Hsueh, Chien-Yu Lin, Ting-Fu Lai, Yi-Chien Yu, Shao-Hsi Chang, Ju Yong Bae, Yung Liao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Structural equation model of affecting factors on elder abuse to patients under hemodialysis by family caregivers

Amaneh Mahmoudian, Abbas Shamsalinia, Atefeh Alipour, Zahra Fotoukian, Fatemeh Ghaffari

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High prevalence of osteoporosis in patients undergoing spine surgery in China

Xiaoyi Mo, Shengli Zhao, Zhenxing Wen, Wei Lin, Zhipeng Chen, Zhiyun Wang, Chen Huang, Jie Qin, Jie Hao, Bailing Chen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pre-stroke cognitive impairment is associated with vascular imaging pathology: a prospective observational study

Till Schellhorn, Manuela Zucknick, Torunn Askim, Ragnhild Munthe-Kaas, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Yngve M. Seljeseth, Anne-Brita Knapskog, Halvor Næss, Hanne Ellekjær, Pernille Thingstad, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Ingvild Saltvedt, Mona K. Beyer

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Oral status of older people in medium to long-stay health and social care setting: a systematic review

Juan Antonio Ruiz-Roca, Dora Martín Fuentes, Francisco J. Gómez García, Yolanda Martínez-Beneyto

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of late-life depression with cognitive impairment: evidence from a cross-sectional study among older adults in India

T. Muhammad, Trupti Meher

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with eating performance in older adults with dementia in long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional study

Dukyoo Jung, Jennie C. De Gagne, Hyesoon Lee, Minkyung Lee

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Older people’s attitudes towards deprescribing cardiometabolic medication

Stijn Crutzen, Jamila Abou, Sanne E. Smits, Gert Baas, Jacqueline G. Hugtenburg, Mette Heringa, Petra Denig, Katja Taxis

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The preventive efficacy of vitamin B supplements on the cognitive decline of elderly adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shufeng Li, Yuchen Guo, Jie Men, Hanlin Fu, Ting Xu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sleep duration and incident frailty: The Rural Frailty Study

Karla Moreno-Tamayo, Betty Manrique-Espinoza, Evangelina Morales-Carmona, Aarón Salinas-Rodríguez

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Disability-adjusted life years associated with population ageing in China, 1990-2017

Ruotong Li, Xunjie Cheng, David C. Schwebel, Yang Yang, Peishan Ning, Peixia Cheng, Guoqing Hu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between preoperative modified frailty index and postoperative complications in Chinese elderly patients with hip fractures

Yanjiao Shen, Qiukui Hao, Yuting Wang, Xiaoyan Chen, Jiaojiao Jiang, Birong Dong, Gordon Guyatt

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Time trends in hospital discharges in patients aged 85 years and older in Spain: data from the Spanish National Discharge Database (2000–2015)

Sergio Palacios-Fernandez, Mario Salcedo, Gregorio Gonzalez-Alcaide, Jose-Manuel Ramos-Rincon

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Multimorbidity patterns in old adults and their associated multi-layered factors: a cross-sectional study

Jiao Lu, Yuan Wang, Lihong Hou, Zhenxing Zuo, Na Zhang, Anle Wei

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sleep duration, vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality among older adults in China: a 6-year prospective study

Chen Bai, Muqi Guo, Yao Yao, John S. Ji, Danan Gu, Yi Zeng

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with long-term care certification in older adults: a cross-sectional study based on a nationally representative survey in Japan

Akira Momose, Satoko Yamaguchi, Akira Okada, Kayo Ikeda-Kurakawa, Daisuke Namiki, Yasuhito Nannya, Hideki Kato, Toshimasa Yamauchi, Masaomi Nangaku, Takashi Kadowaki

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The rising tide of dementia deaths: triangulation of data from three routine data sources using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink

Shaleen Ahmad, Iain M Carey, Tess Harris, Derek G Cook, Stephen DeWilde, David P Strachan

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between nutritional status and functional limitations among centenarians: a cross-sectional study

Yang Song, Miao Liu, Wang-ping Jia, Ke Han, Sheng-shu Wang, Yao He

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment intervention on quality of life, caregiver burden and length of hospital stay: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Zhongyi Chen, Zhaosheng Ding, Caixia Chen, Yangfan Sun, Yuyu Jiang, Fenglan Liu, Shanshan Wang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Overcoming barriers to the adoption of locating technologies in dementia care: a multi-stakeholder focus group study

Silka Dawn Freiesleben, Herlind Megges, Christina Herrmann, Lauri Wessel, Oliver Peters

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparison of adaptive versions of the Hong Kong-specific criteria and 2015 Beers criteria for assessing potentially inappropriate medication use in Hong Kong older patients

Huanyu ZHANG, Eliza L. Y. WONG, Samuel Y. S. WONG, Patsy Y. K. CHAU, Benjamin H. K. YIP, Roger Y. N. CHUNG, Eric K. P. LEE, Francisco T. T. LAI, Eng-kiong YEOH

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Trends in functional disability and cognitive impairment among the older adult in China up to 2060: estimates from a dynamic multi-state population model

John P. Ansah, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Aloysius Chia Wei-Yan, Tessa Lui Shi Min, David B. Matchar

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The (cost-)effectiveness of an implemented fall prevention intervention on falls and fall-related injuries among community-dwelling older adults with an increased risk of falls: protocol for the in balance randomized controlled trial

Maaike van Gameren, Daniël Bossen, Judith E. Bosmans, Bart Visser, Sanne W. T. Frazer, Mirjam Pijnappels

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Advanced cognitive impairment among older nursing home residents

Tadeja Gracner, Patricia W. Stone, Mansi Agarwal, Mark Sorbero, Susan L Mitchell, Andrew W. Dick

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE)

Omid Hatami, Mahdi Aghabagheri, Somayeh Kahdouei, Khadijeh Nasiriani

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between protoporphyrin IX and sarcopenia: a cross sectional study

Chia-Chun Kao, Zhe-Yu Yang, Wei-Liang Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Decline in independence after three years and its association with dietary patterns and IADL-related factors in community-dwelling older people: an analysis by age stage and sex

Sayuri Kodama, Tanji Hoshi, Sugako Kurimori

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between health literacy, general psychological factors, and adherence to medical treatment among Danes aged 50–80 years

Subash Thapa, Jesper B Nielsen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Ageing and dementia: age-period-cohort effects of policy intervention in England, 2006–2016

Kamila Kolpashnikova

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Older people’s experiences of oral health and assisted daily oral care in short-term facilities

Susanne Koistinen, Katri Ståhlnacke, Lena Olai, Anna Ehrenberg, Eva Carlsson

01.12.2021 | SARS-CoV-2 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Different aspects of frailty and COVID-19: points to consider in the current pandemic and future ones

Hani Hussien, Andra Nastasa, Mugurel Apetrii, Ionut Nistor, Mirko Petrovic, Adrian Covic

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Quality of life measurement in community-based aged care – understanding variation between clients and between care service providers

Joyce Siette, Mikaela L. Jorgensen, Andrew Georgiou, Laura Dodds, Tom McClean, Johanna I. Westbrook

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: a one sample Mendelian randomization study

Jing Xiao, Jingyi Lv, Shiyu Wang, Yang Zhou, Lunwen Chen, Juying Lu, Xiaoyi Zhang, Xiaojian Wang, Yunjuan Gu, Qingyun Lu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Domain-specific self-perceptions of aging are associated with different gait patterns in older adults: a cross-sectional latent profile analysis

Anne Blawert, Sebastian Krumpoch, Ellen Freiberger, Susanne Wurm

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Validation of the revised 9-scale clinical frailty scale (CFS) in Greek language

Ioannis Vrettos, Panagiota Voukelatou, Stefani Panayiotou, Andreas Kyvetos, Andreas Kalliakmanis, Konstantinos Makrilakis, Petros P. Sfikakis, Dimitris Niakas

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Recumbent cycling to improve outcomes in people with hip fracture: a feasibility randomized trial

Catherine M. Said, Marisa Delahunt, Andrew Hardidge, Paul Smith, Phong Tran, Luke McDonald, Emmanuel Kefalianos, Cathy Daniel, Sue Berney

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Bidirectional relationship between subjective age and frailty: a prospective cohort study

Yuxiao Li, Minhui Liu, Christina E. Miyawaki, Xiaocao Sun, Tianxue Hou, Siyuan Tang, Sarah L. Szanton

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Exploring life-space in the nursing home. An observational longitudinal study

Karen Sverdrup, Sverre Bergh, Geir Selbæk, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Bettina Husebø, Irene Mari Røen, Pernille Thingstad, Gro Gujord Tangen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

‘One feels somewhere that one is insignificant in that system’ – older multimorbid patients’ between lifeworld and system in healthcare

Lilian Keene Boye, Christian Backer Mogensen, Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Frans Boch Waldorff, Thorbjørn Hougaard Mikkelsen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Service providers’ use of harm reduction approaches in working with older adults experiencing abuse: a qualitative study

Donna Goodridge, Kerstin Stieber Roger, Christine A. Walsh, Elliot PausJenssen, Marina Cewick, Carla Liepert

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychometric properties and diagnostic accuracy of the short form of the geriatric anxiety scale (GAS-10)

Leonardo Carlucci, Matteo Balestrieri, Elisa Maso, Alessia Marini, Nadia Conte, Michela Balsamo

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice of dentists toward providing care to the geriatric patients

Bahareh Tahani, Skekoufeh Sedaghat Manesh

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A national survey on COVID-19 second-wave lockdowns on older adults’ mental wellbeing, health-seeking behaviours and social outcomes across Australia

Joyce Siette, Karla Seaman, Laura Dodds, Kristiana Ludlow, Carly Johnco, Viviana Wuthrich, Joanne K. Earl, Piers Dawes, Paul Strutt, Johanna I. Westbrook

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development of a multivariable prognostic PREdiction model for 1-year risk of FALLing in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults aged 75 years and above (PREFALL)

Gustav Valentin Gade, Martin G. Jørgensen, Jesper Ryg, Tahir Masud, Lasse Hjort Jakobsen, Stig Andersen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Trajectories of end-of-life medical and long-term care expenditures for older adults in Japan: retrospective longitudinal study using a large-scale linked database of medical and long-term care claims

Emi Teraoka, Susumu Kunisawa, Yuichi Imanaka

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

“Caregiving is like on the job training but nobody has the manual”: Canadian caregivers’ perceptions of their roles within the healthcare system

Susan Law, Ilja Ormel, Stephanie Babinski, Kerry Kuluski, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between visual attention and body movement-controlled video games, balance and mobility in older adults

Mansour Alghamdi, Lori Ann Vallis, Susan Jennifer Leat

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Stratification in health and survival after age 100: evidence from Danish centenarians

Jesús-Adrián Alvarez, Anthony Medford, Cosmo Strozza, Mikael Thinggaard, Kaare Christensen

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The PROMOTe study: targeting the gut microbiome with prebiotics to overcome age-related anabolic resistance: protocol for a double-blinded, randomised, placebo-controlled trial

Mary Ni Lochlainn, Ayrun Nessa, Alyce Sheedy, Rachel Horsfall, María Paz García, Deborah Hart, Gulsah Akdag, Darioush Yarand, Samuel Wadge, Andrei-Florin Baleanu, Kevin Whelan, Claire Steves

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Psychometric properties of modified MOS social support survey 5-item (MSSS-5-item) among Iranian older adults

Maryam Bakhshandeh Bavarsad, Mahshid Foroughan, Nasibeh Zanjari, Zahra Jorjoran Shushtari, Gholamreza Ghaedamini Harouni

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Systematic geriatric assessment for older patients with frailty in the emergency department: a randomised controlled trial

Janne Alakare, Kirsi Kemp, Timo Strandberg, Maaret Castrén, Dimitrije Jakovljević, Jukka Tolonen, Veli-Pekka Harjola

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Mortality of older acutely admitted medical patients after early discharge from emergency departments: a nationwide cohort study

Martin Aasbrenn, Christian Fynbo Christiansen, Buket Öztürk Esen, Charlotte Suetta, Finn Erland Nielsen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Screening tools to expedite assessment of frailty in people receiving haemodialysis: a diagnostic accuracy study

Tobia Zanotto, Thomas H. Mercer, Marietta L. van der Linden, Pelagia Koufaki

01.12.2021 | Article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Digital health interventions for healthy ageing: a qualitative user evaluation and ethical assessment

Marcello Ienca, Christophe Schneble, Reto W. Kressig, Tenzin Wangmo

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is multimorbidity associated with risk of elder abuse? Findings from the AHSETS study

Jaya Singh Kshatri, Trilochan Bhoi, Shakti Ranjan Barik, Subrata Kumar Palo, Sanghamitra Pati

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Process evaluation of a tailored intervention to Reduce Inappropriate psychotropic Drug use in nursing home residents with dementia

Claudia M. Groot Kormelinck, Charlotte F. van Teunenbroek, Sytse U. Zuidema, Martin Smalbrugge, Debby L. Gerritsen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Age differences in the association of comorbid burden with adverse outcomes in SARS-CoV-2

A. M. O’Hare, K. Berry, V. S. Fan, K. Crothers, M. C. Eastment, J. A. Dominitz, J. A. Shah, P. Green, E. Locke, G. N. Ioannou

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated to functioning and health in relation to home rehabilitation in Sweden: a non-randomized pre-post intervention study

Anette Johansson, Marie Ernsth Bravell, Eleonor I. Fransson, Sofi Fristedt

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Intra-day variation in daily outdoor walking speed among community-dwelling older adults

Hisashi Kawai, Shuichi Obuchi, Ryo Hirayama, Yutaka Watanabe, Hirohiko Hirano, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Kazushige Ihara, Hunkyung Kim, Yoshiyuki Kobayashi, Masaaki Mochimaru, Eiki Tsushima, Kozo Nakamura

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Perspectives of older adults with a chronic condition on functioning, social participation and health: a qualitative study

Leen De Coninck, Anja Declercq, Leen Bouckaert, Mieke Vermandere, Maud J. L. Graff, Bert Aertgeert

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sex disparities in the prevalence of physical function disabilities: a population-based study in a low-income community

Elsa M. Orellano-Colón, Erick L. Suárez-Pérez, Marta Rivero-Méndez, Claudia X. Boneu-Meléndez, Nelson Varas-Díaz, Mauricio Lizama-Troncoso, Ivonne Z. Jiménez-Velázquez, Arelí León-Astor, Jeffrey W. Jutai

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Disability trajectories prior to death for ten leading causes of death among middle-aged and older adults in Taiwan

Ching-Ju Chiu, Meng-Ling Li, Chia-Ming Chang, Chih-Hsing Wu, Maw Pin Tan

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between the inability to identify particular odors and physical performance, cognitive function, and/or brain atrophy in community-dwelling older adults from the Fukuoka Island City study

Yujiro Kose, Yoichi Hatamoto, Rie Takae, Yuki Tomiga, Jun Yasukata, Takaaki Komiyama, Yasuki Higaki

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with physical, psychological and social frailty among community-dwelling older persons in Europe: a cross-sectional study of Urban Health Centres Europe (UHCE)

Lizhen Ye, Liset E. M. Elstgeest, Xuxi Zhang, Tamara Alhambra-Borrás, Siok Swan Tan, Hein Raat

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The impact of physical exercises with elements of dance movement therapy on the upper limb grip strength and functional performance of elderly wheelchair users living in nursing homes – a randomized control trial

Natalia Wołoszyn, Agnieszka Wiśniowska-Szurlej, Joanna Grzegorczyk, Andrzej Kwolek

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Convergent and discriminative validity of the Frail-VIG index with the EQ-5D-3L in people cared for in primary health care

Juan-José Zamora-Sánchez, Edurne Zabaleta-del-Olmo, Vicente Gea-Caballero, Iván Julián-Rochina, Gemma Pérez-Tortajada, Jordi Amblàs-Novellas

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Describing people with cognitive impairment and their complex treatment needs during routine care in the hospital – cross-sectional results of the intersec-CM study

F. Kracht, M. Boekholt, F. Schumacher-Schönert, A. Nikelski, N. Chikhradze, P. Lücker, H. C. Vollmar, W. Hoffmann, S. H. Kreisel, J. R. Thyrian

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Determinants of acquired disability and recovery from disability in Indian older adults: longitudinal influence of socio-economic and health-related factors

Ronak Paul, Shobhit Srivastava, T. Muhammad, Rashmi Rashmi

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Assessing the perspective of well-being of older patients with multiple morbidities by using the LAVA tool - a person-centered approach

B. Wild, V. S. Wurmbach, F. Böhlen, M. K.-P. Kusch, H. M. Seidling, P. Reich, M. Hartmann, W. E. Haefeli, H. C. Friederich, J. Slaets

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Using hand grip strength to detect slow walking speed in older adults: the Yilan study

Yen-Huai Lin, Hsi-Chung Chen, Nai-Wei Hsu, Pesus Chou

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Interventions to prevent aspiration in older adults with dysphagia living in nursing homes: a scoping review

Shen Chen, Bridie Kent, Yan Cui

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The longitudinal association between the use of antihypertensive medications and 24-hour sleep in nursing homes: results from the randomized controlled COSMOS trial

Elisabeth Flo-Groeneboom, Tony Elvegaard, Christine Gulla, Bettina S Husebo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pain assessment and management in care homes: understanding the context through a scoping review

Jan Pringle, Ana Sofia Alvarado Vázquez Mellado, Erna Haraldsdottir, Fiona Kelly, Jo Hockley

01.12.2021 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Shaping the next steps of research on frailty: challenges and opportunities

Ivan Aprahamian, Qian-Li Xue

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of 12-weeks elastic band resistance training on MyomiRs and osteoporosis markers in elderly women with Osteosarcopenic obesity: a randomized controlled trial

Ebrahim Banitalebi, Majid Mardaniyan Ghahfarrokhi, Mortaza Dehghan

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of a multimodal comprehensive care methodology for family caregivers of people with dementia

Masaki Kobayashi, Miwako Honda

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of a patient-centered medical home demonstration on quality of life and patient activation for older adults with complex needs in Singapore

Grace Sum, Soon Hoe Ho, Zoe Zon Be Lim, Junxing Chay, Mimaika Luluina Ginting, Mary Ann Tsao, Chek Hooi Wong

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Poor clinical outcomes associated with suboptimal antibiotic treatment among older long-term care facility residents with urinary tract infection: a retrospective cohort study

Haley J. Appaneal, Theresa I. Shireman, Vrishali V. Lopes, Vincent Mor, David M. Dosa, Kerry L. LaPlante, Aisling R. Caffrey

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effectiveness of a programable body-worn digital hearing aid for older adults in a developing country: a randomized controlled trial with a cross-over design

Pornthep Kasemsiri, Kwanchanok Yimtae, Panida Thanawirattananit, Pasin Israsena, Anukool Noymai, Supawan Laohasiriwong, Patravoot Vatanasapt, Pipop Siripaopradith, Pritaporn Kingkaew

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Primary care providers’ perceptions and experiences of family-centered care for older adults: a qualitative study of community-based diabetes management in China

Jiong Tu, Jing Liao

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A qualitative study about the mental health and wellbeing of older adults in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic

A. R. McKinlay, D. Fancourt, A. Burton

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of group-based exercise to prevent falls in elderly community-dwelling people

Benjamin Scheckel, Stephanie Stock, Dirk Müller

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Applying the RE-AIM implementation framework to evaluate fall prevention interventions in community dwelling adults with cognitive impairment: a review and secondary analysis

M. Racey, M. Markle-Reid, D. Fitzpatrick-Lewis, M. U. Ali, H. Gagné, S. Hunter, J. Ploeg, R. Sztramko, L. Harrison, R. Lewis, M. Jovkovic, D. Sherifali

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correlation between plasma ZAG and adiponectin in older adults: gender modification and frailty specificity

Ya-Ping Lee, Chin-Hao Chang, Chin-Ying Chen, Chiung-Jung Wen, Hsien-Liang Huang, Jen-Kuei Peng, Yu-Ting Wang, Ching-Yu Chen, Jaw-Shiun Tsai

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Interaction between cognitive leisure activity and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake on global cognitive decline in a Japanese longitudinal cohort study: National Institute for Longevity Sciences-Longitudinal Study of Aging

Chika Horikawa, Rei Otsuka, Yukiko Nishita, Chikako Tange, Yuki Kato, Takao Tanaka, Tomohiro Rogi, Hiroshi Shibata, Fujiko Ando, Hiroshi Shimokata

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with TBS worse than BMD in non-osteoporotic elderly population: Bushehr elderly health program

Nekoo Panahi, Afshin Ostovar, Noushin Fahimfar, Hamid Reza Aghaei Meybodi, Safoora Gharibzadeh, Babak Arjmand, Mahnaz Sanjari, Kazem Khalagi, Ramin Heshmat, Iraj Nabipour, Akbar Soltani, Bagher Larijani

01.12.2021 | Original research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Role of handgrip strength in predicting new-onset diabetes: findings from the survey of health, ageing and retirement in Europe

Guochen Li, Yanan Qiao, Yanqiang Lu, Siyuan Liu, Yi Ding, Xing Chen, Chaofu Ke

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