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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 601 from Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Trends in Aging-Related Services During Nephrectomy: Implications for Surgery in an Aging Population.

To characterize the extent to which geriatric and related healthcare services are provided to older adults undergoing surgery for kidney cancer, a potential growth area in geriatrics and oncology.

Accelerometer-Measured Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Incidence Rates of Falls in Older Women.

To examine whether moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) measured using accelerometry is associated with incident falls and whether associations differ according to physical function or history of falls.

ENabling Reduction of Low-grade Inflammation in SEniors Pilot Study: Concept, Rationale, and Design.

To test two interventions to reduce interleukin (IL)-6 levels, an indicator of low-grade chronic inflammation and an independent risk factor for impaired mobility and slow walking speed in older adults.

Effectiveness of Light Therapy in Cognitively Impaired Persons: A Metaanalysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

To explore the effects of light therapy on behavioral disturbances (BDs), sleep quality, and depression.

Effect of a Community-Based Service Learning Experience in Geriatrics on Internal Medicine Residents and Community Participants.

Community-based service learning (CBSL) provides an opportunity to teach internal medicine residents the social context of aging and clinical concepts. The objectives of the current study were to demonstrate the feasibility of a CBSL program targeting internal medicine residents and to assess its effect on medical residents and community participants. internal medicine residents participated in a CBSL experience for half a day during ambulatory blocks from 2011 to 2014. Residents attended a senior housing u...

Hearing Impairment and Incident Dementia: Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

To determine whether hearing loss is associated with incident physician-diagnosed dementia in a representative sample.

The Birder.

Reply to OverREACHing Conclusions.

Over-REACHing Conclusions.

The 2025 Big "G" Geriatrician: Defining Job Roles to Guide Fellowship Training.

Changes in health care that are already in progress, including value- and population-based care, use of new technologies for care, big data and machine learning, and the patient as consumer and decision maker, will determine the job description for geriatricians practicing in 2025. Informed by these future certainties, 115 geriatrics educators attending the 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Annual meeting identified five 2025 geriatrician job roles: complexivist; consultant; health system leader and innova...

Big 'G' and Little 'g' Geriatrics Education for Physicians.

In the July 2016 issue of this journal, Dr. Mary Tinetti proposed that geriatric medicine abandon attempts to increase the numbers of board-certified geriatricians and change focus to the development of a "small elite workforce." What would be gained and what sacrificed by accepting this challenge? We agree that the best clinical use of a scarce resource, specialty trained geriatricians, is to care for frail, complex, severely ill elderly adults and to help design and study novel interventions in research, ...

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).

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