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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 590 from Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Periodontal Disease Associated with Higher Risk of Dementia: Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan.

To determine the magnitude and temporal aspect of the effect of poor dental health and periodontal disease (PD) on dementia.

Functional Impairment and Risk of Venous Thrombosis in Older Adults.

To determine the role of age-specific risk factors for thrombosis in older age, such as functional impairment.

Reply to: Estimating the Full Value of the High-Dose Influenza Vaccine.

Seventeen Hours.

Estimating the Full Value of High-Dose Influenza Vaccine.

Male Centenarians: How and Why Are They Different from Their Female Counterparts?

The Geriatrics 5M's: A new way of communicating what we do.

Improving Specialty Care of Older Adults: Creating Champions, Supporting Research, Fostering Partnerships.

Expanding the Field of Surgical Researchers: The Jahnigen Career Development Award.

Under a long-standing collaboration with the John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF), the Atlantic Philanthropies (AP), and specialty societies in 10 targeted specialties, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has been working to improve quality of care provided to older adults by surgical and related medical specialists. To support and nurture future academic leaders, the Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative (GSI) established the Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholar Award (JCDA) program in 2002, with ...

Meeting the Need for Training in Geriatrics: The Geriatrics Education for Specialty Residents Program.

The imperative created by increasing numbers of aging Americans coupled with increasing longevity has generated recognition and acceptance within american medicine that education, from medical school through postgraduate training through continuing medical education, must include appropriate knowledge and skills in aging and geriatrics to provide for effective care of older adults. Such education and training is necessary not only for traditional primary care providers, but also for specialty physicians, in...

Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative: An Eleven-Specialty Collaboration to Improve Care of Older Adults.

In the early 1990s, visionary leaders at the American Geriatrics Society and The John A. Hartford Foundation recognized that the marked and growing shortage of geriatrics healthcare professionals would lead to a U.S. healthcare system ill prepared to provide optimal care for the ever-increasing number of older Americans. Led by the late Dennis W. Jahnigen, MD, they set forth a plan to address this shortage by collaborating with surgical and related medical specialists to create a series of programs to foste...

Time for a New Approach to Studying Older People with Ischemic Heart Disease.

Function Begets Function and Resilience in Old Age: Is Precision Gerontology Possible?

Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing Practices in Long-Term Care Facilities, Boston, Massachusetts.

To describe latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) testing practices in long-term care facilities (LTCFs).

Opioids and Other Central Nervous System-Active Polypharmacy in Older Adults in the United States.

To determine patterns of and trends in contributions to central nervous system (CNS) polypharmacy, defined by the Beers Criteria as three or more CNS-active medications of each medication class, of adults aged 65 and older seen in U.S. outpatient medical practices.

Survival, Functional Status, and Eating Ability After Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement for Acute Stroke.

To determine the long-term survival and independence of individuals with stroke and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement.

Caregiving for Older Adults with Obesity in the United States.

To determine the difference in receipt of activity of daily living (ADL) assistance between obese and normal-weight older adults.

Neuroprotective Diets Are Associated with Better Cognitive Function: The Health and Retirement Study.

To evaluate the association between the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) and the Mediterranean-DASH diet Intervention for Neurodegeneration Delay (MIND diet) and cognition in a nationally representative population of older U.S. adults.

Accuracy of Current Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Bacterial Infection in Older Adults in the Emergency Department.

To compare the accuracy of the Loeb criteria, emergency department (ED) physicians' diagnoses, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for acute bacterial infection in older adults with a criterion standard expert review.

#GeriMedJC: The Twitter Complement to the Traditional-Format Geriatric Medicine Journal Club.

Twitter is a public microblogging platform that overcomes physical limitations and allows unrestricted participation beyond academic silos, enabling interactive discussions. Twitter-based journal clubs have demonstrated growth, sustainability, and worldwide communication, using a hashtag (#) to follow participation. This article describes the first year of #GeriMedJC, a monthly 1-hour live, 23-hour asynchronous Twitter-based complement to the traditional-format geriatric medicine journal club. The Twitter m...

Family and Other Unpaid Caregivers and Older Adults with and without Dementia and Disability.

To estimate the number of caregivers providing assistance to community-dwelling older persons with and without dementia and with or without substantial disability; to describe the characteristics of caregivers and care recipients in these groups; to characterize the health-related tasks that caregivers provide; and to estimate associations between the numbers of tasks and caregiver burden.

The Seventh Year.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for Prevention of Delirium After Hip Fracture: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.

To assess the efficacy of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in prevention of delirium after hip fracture.

Association Between Vascular Pathology and Rate of Cognitive Decline Independent of Alzheimer's Disease Pathology.

To examine the association between vascular pathology and rate of cognitive decline in older adults independent of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology.

Vitamin D for Healthy Aging.

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