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Name: Journal of palliative medicine
In clinical settings, untreatable biliary sludge in the gallbladder can be observed in older adults with advanced dementia. The underlying cause of biliary sludge existence in patients with dementia i...
As the number of individuals with dementia and exposure to dementia increases, worrying about dementia may threaten individuals' health and lifestyle. This cross-sectional study compared dementia worr...
Older adults with Down syndrome (DS) and dementia are an emerging sub-population. With much longer life spans than decades ago, issues have arisen as to where these aging adults will live and how nurs...
Older people with cognitive impairment are at increased risk of falls; however, fall prevention strategies have limited success in this population. The aim of this paper is to review the literature to...
Alzheimer disease (AD) and other dementia syndromes are becoming more common; an estimated 5.5 million adults aged 65 years or older are living with AD in the United States. It is important for primar...
Advance directives are again in the heart of debate since the Leonetti-Claeys's law . These pieces of legislation allow everyone to decide by advance their wishes of the end of life.Howeve...
The law about advance directives is evolving but, in France, few people write it. Te main endpoint of this research is to estimate the proportion of patients who have written their advanc...
The ability to communicate with patients is profoundly impacted by their health literacy - the ability to interpret documents, read and write prose, use quantitative information and speak ...
In this study, hospitalized patients will first be surveyed regarding their interest in a traditional advanced directive (AD) and then in a modified AD.
This study is to evaluate the results from an intervention designed to encourage older adults with dementia for their engagement in activities through their active participation of activit...
Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.
Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
Tests designed to assess various aspects of neurocognitive function and/or dementia.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
Dementia describes a range of symptoms of cognitive decline. For example memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication skills, and a reduction in a person's abilities and skills in carrying out daily activities. There are about 820,000 peo...