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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 423 from Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

T-Cell Phenotypes Predictive of Frailty and Mortality in Elderly Nursing Home Residents.

To determine whether immune phenotypes associated with immunosenescence are predictive of frailty and mortality within 1-year in elderly nursing home residents.

Comparison of a Virtual Older Driver Assessment with an On-Road Driving Test.

To design a low-cost simulator-based driving assessment for older adults and to compare its validity with that of an on-road driving assessment and other measures of older driver risk.

Health Care for Older Adults in Uganda: Lessons for the Developing World.

Approximately two-thirds of the world's older adults live in developing nations. By 2050, as many as 80% of such older people will live in low- and middle-income countries. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, the number of individuals aged 60 and older is projected to reach 163 million. Despite this demographic wave, the majority of Africa has limited access to qualified geriatric health care.(3) Although foreign aid and capacity-building efforts can help to close this gap over time, it is likely that failure to u...

Using the 4 Pillars Practice Transformation Program to Increase Pneumococcal Immunizations for Older Adults: A Cluster-Randomized Trial.

To test the effectiveness of a step-by step, evidence-based guide, the 4 Pillars Practice Transformation Program, to increase adult pneumococcal vaccination.

Play Activities Program to Relieve Chronic Pain and Enhance Functional Mobility and Psychological Well-Being for Frail Older Adults: A Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

Examining Consistency Between Self-Assessed and Peer-Rated Quality of Life in Older Persons.

Invasive Management for Elderly Adults with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Where Are We Now?

An Interim Analysis of an Advance Care Planning Intervention in the Nursing Home Setting.

To describe processes and preliminary outcomes from the implementation of a systematic advance care planning (ACP) intervention in the nursing home setting.

A Novel Approach to Proactive Primary Care-Based Case Finding and Multidisciplinary Management of Falls, Syncope, and Dizziness in a One-Stop Service: Preliminary Results.

National and international evidence and guidelines on falls prevention and management in community-dwelling elderly adults recommend that falls services should be multifactorial and their interventions multicomponent. The way that individuals are identified as having had or being at risk of falls in order to take advantage of such services is far less clear. A novel multidisciplinary, multifactorial falls, syncope, and dizziness service model was designed with enhanced case ascertainment through proactive, ...

Unrecognized Cognitive Impairment and Its Effect on Heart Failure Readmissions of Elderly Adults.

To determine whether 30-day readmissions were associated with presence of cognitive impairment more in elderly adults with heart failure (HF) than in those with other diagnoses and whether medical teams recognized cognitive impairment.

Home-Based Exercise Supported by General Practitioner Practices: Ineffective in a Sample of Chronically Ill, Mobility-Limited Older Adults (the HOMEfit Randomized Controlled Trial).

To evaluate the effects a home-based exercise program delivered to ill and mobility-limited elderly individuals on physical function, physical activity, quality of life, fall-related self-efficacy, and exercise self-efficacy.

Effects of Longitudinal Glucose Exposure on Cognitive and Physical Function: Results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Movement and Memory Study.

To test whether average long-term glucose exposure is associated with cognitive and physical function in middle-aged and younger-old adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Exploring Home Care Interventions for Frail Older People in Belgium: A Comparative Effectiveness Study.

To examine the effects of home care interventions for frail older people in delaying permanent institutionalization during 6 months of follow-up.

How Does Aging Affect Presentation and Management of Biliary Stones?

Common bile duct (CBD) stones are common in elderly adults, but the effect of aging on the presentation of CBD stones remains to be evaluated. Recent studies have demonstrated that the clinical presentation of CBD stones may vary with age. Younger adults may present with classical biliary colic symptoms, whereas elderly adults may have no unapparent clinical features. Younger adults with CBD stones were significantly more likely to have abnormal liver function tests than those without. The sensitivity and a...

National Glucose-Lowering Treatment Complexity Is Greater in Nursing Home Residents than Community-Dwelling Adults.

Geriatric Cardiology Mini-Focus Issue: Call for Papers.


Self-Reported Sleep Problems Prospectively Increase Risk of Disability: Findings from the Survey of Midlife Development in the United States.

To determine whether subjective poor sleep prospectively increases functional limitations and incident disability in a national sample of adults living in the United States.

Management Outcome in Elderly Adults with Epilepsy in a Tertiary Care Epilepsy Center.

Missing Warfarin Discharge Communication and Risk of 30-Day Rehospitalization and/or Death: Retrospective Cohort Study.

Effect of Health Qigong Baduanjin on Fall Prevention in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease.

Discussion Strategies That Primary Care Clinicians Use When Stopping Cancer Screening in Older Adults.

Content Validity and Psychometric Characteristics of the "Knowledge about Older Patients Quiz" for Nurses Using Item Response Theory.

To assess the content validity and psychometric characteristics of the Knowledge about Older Patients Quiz (KOP-Q), which measures nurses' knowledge regarding older hospitalized adults and their certainty regarding this knowledge.

Effect of Intensive Chemotherapy on Physical, Cognitive, and Emotional Health of Older Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

To measure short-term changes in physical and cognitive function and emotional well-being of older adults receiving intensive chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Differences Between Men and Women Aged 65 and Older in the Relationship Between Self-Reported Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: A Nationwide Survey in Taiwan.

To examine the prevalence of self-reported sleep disturbances and cognitive impairment in men and women aged 65 and older and to determine sex-specific effects on the relationship between self-reported sleep and cognitive impairment.

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