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  1. Studies on care networks of home-dwelling older adults often focus on network composition. However, looking at network mechanisms (negotiation, navigation and contagion) can be helpful to improve the support g...

    Authors: Wendy Kemper-Koebrugge, Marian Adriaansen, Miranda Laurant and Michel Wensing
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:800
  2. The Exercise Right for Active Ageing (ERAA) program was established to improve access to exercise classes for community-dwelling older Australians. The aims of this study were to determine whether older adults...

    Authors: Christina Ekegren, Helen Skouteris, Darshini Ayton and Sze-Ee Soh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:799
  3. Internationally, prolonged length of stay for older adults in the emergency department (ED) is associated with increased risk of in-hospital adverse events. In Sweden patients 65 years and older account for 35...

    Authors: Ann-Sofie Källberg, Lena M Berg, Sara Skogli, Charlotte Bjurbo, Åsa Muntlin and Anna Ehrenberg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:798
  4. This study, based on the China Hainan Centenarians Cohort Study (CHCCS), aims to comprehensively describe the characteristic of daytime, night and total sleep duration, sleep quality and different sleep mode o...

    Authors: Shanshan Yang, Shengshu Wang, Guangdong Liu, Rongrong Li, Xuehang Li, Shimin Chen, Yali Zhao, Miao Liu, Yunxi Liu and Yao He
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:796
  5. A supportive home environment is critical to the safety and quality of life of older adults. Home modification is an effective way to build a supportive home environment for older adults’ aging in place. Howev...

    Authors: Jiajing Li, Bei Wu and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:795
  6. Today, public health research on later life, including the literature on aging with multiple sclerosis, is often centered on aging as a biological phenomenon. By applying a participatory narrative approach, th...

    Authors: Sofie Olsgaard Bergien, Lasse Skovgaard and Maria Kristiansen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:794
  7. This study examined how living alone and loneliness associate with all-cause mortality in older men and women.

    Authors: Masuma Novak, Margda Waern, Lena Johansson, Anna Zettergren, Lina Ryden, Hanna Wetterberg, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg, Pia Gudmundsson and Ingmar Skoog
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:793
  8. To develop and validate a prediction tool, or nomogram, for the risk of a decline in cognitive performance based on the interRAI Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS).

    Authors: Dawn M. Guthrie, Nicole Williams, Hannah M. O’Rourke, Joseph B. Orange, Natalie Phillips, M. Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, Marie Y. Savundranayagam and Rinku Sutradhar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:792
  9. Sleep quality is one of the most important factors to improve the quality of life in older adults and physical and mental health plays an essential role in better sleep quality. This study aimed to determine t...

    Authors: Zahra Salehi, Hajar Pasha, Seyed Reza Hosseini, Farzan Kheirkhah and Ali Bijani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:791
  10. Diabetes has become a prominent global public health problem, which is an important cause of death, disease burden, and medical and health economic burden.

    Authors: Lanlan Zhao, Fuqin Xu, Xin Zheng, Ziwen Xu, Benjamin Osten, Kai Ji, Shuo Ding, Guoqing Liu, Shufan Yang and Ren Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:790
  11. The prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes is increasing. Hypertension and diabetes are common complications. Additionally, obesity and hypertension–diabetes comorbidity (HDC) are both closely relate...

    Authors: Haojie Li, Zhan Shi, Xuejiao Chen, Junjie Wang, Jiacheng Ding, Shuoji Geng, Xinyuan Sheng and Songhe Shi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:789
  12. Frail older patients are at risk for many complications when admitted to the hospital. Multidisciplinary regional transmural agreements (RTA) in which guidelines were set concerning the information transfer of...

    Authors: G. Fritsche, N. Schoonenboom, H. Van der Kroon, CE. Douma, J. Van der Dussen, MNE. Verlaan, B. Cloosterman, M. Heems, A. Nepal, E. J. Toor, A. de Rooij, KJ. van Stralen and JA. Lucke
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:787
  13. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) are among the most feared age-related conditions. The aim of this study was to evaluate a brief psychological intervention to promote adaptive coping in older a...

    Authors: Francesca R Farina, John Regan, Melissa Marquez, Hosanna An, Patricia O’Loughlin, Pavithra Pavithra, Michelle Taddeo, Rachel C Knight, Marc Bennett, Bert Lenaert and James W Griffith
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:786
  14. Physical activity is known to help prevent physical frailty, but it is not clear which physical activities practiced alone or in combination are most closely associated with a lower risk of physical frailty. W...

    Authors: Tsubasa Yokote, Harukaze Yatsugi, Tianshu Chu, Xin Liu and Hiro Kishimoto
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:785
  15. Healthy and sustainable food environments are urgently needed, also in nursing and residential care homes. Malnutrition in care homes is becoming an increasing problem as populations worldwide are ageing and m...

    Authors: Femke A. Hoefnagels, Olga N. Patijn, Marieke J. G. Meeusen and Marieke C. E. Battjes-Fries
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:784
  16. The Emergency unit of the hospital (Department) (ED) is the fastest and most common way for most French general practitioners (GPs) to respond to the complexity of managing older adults patients with multiple ...

    Authors: Luc Goethals, Nathalie Barth, Laure Martinez, Noémie Lacour, Magali Tardy, Jérôme Bohatier, Marc Bonnefoy, Cédric Annweiler, Caroline Dupre, Bienvenu Bongue and Thomas Celarier
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:783
  17. Phenotypic age acceleration, which reflects the difference between phenotypic age and chronological age, is an assessment to measure accelerated aging. Klotho is a protein related to slower aging, but its asso...

    Authors: Heng Li, Shuai Miao, Min Zhang, Peng Zhang, Yan-Bin Li and Rui-Sheng Duan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:780
  18. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased internet use by older age groups to an unprecedented level in Hungary mirroring the general tendency in the total population. Nevertheless, international trends indicate tha...

    Authors: Zsuzsa Győrffy, Julianna Boros, Bence Döbrössy and Edmond Girasek
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:779
  19. A tap test is established as an evaluation method to indicate shunt surgery for hydrocephalus, especially idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). The timing of gait assessment after the test is still ...

    Authors: Ryo Oike, Yasuaki Inoue, Yoshiaki Ota and Takatoshi Sorimachi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:776
  20. Cancer is the disease of the ageing. Most of the elderly cancer patients have pre-existing illnesses requiring complexity of medical care. Excessive medications would lead not only futility, but also result in...

    Authors: Chanyoot Bandidwattanawong, Pat Rattanaserikulchai and Nontakorn Jetsadavanit
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:775
  21. The association between body mass index (BMI) and dementia risk differs depending on follow-up time and age at BMI measurement. The relationship between BMI trajectories in late-middle age (50–65 years old) an...

    Authors: Zijian Qin, Zheran Liu, Ruidan Li, Yaxin Luo, Zhigong Wei, Ling He, Yiyan Pei, Yonglin Su, Xiaolin Hu and Xingchen Peng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:773
  22. Many older adults live with the combination of multiple long-term conditions (MLTC) and frailty and are at increased risk of a deterioration in health requiring interaction with healthcare services. Low skelet...

    Authors: Christopher Hurst, Lorelle Dismore, Antoneta Granic, Ellen Tullo, Jane M. Noble, Susan J. Hillman, Miles D. Witham, Avan A. Sayer, Richard M. Dodds and Sian M. Robinson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:772
  23. Degenerative spinal diseases are common in older adults with concurrent frailty. Preoperative frailty is a strong predictor of adverse clinical outcomes after surgery. This study aimed to investigate the assoc...

    Authors: Wonhee Baek, Sun-Young Park and Yoonjoo Kim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:771
  24. The FRAIL scale for evaluating frailty consists of five items: fatigue, resistance, aerobic, illness, and loss of weight. However, it is difficult to obtain a specific weight loss value. Since the Timed Up and...

    Authors: Lining Xu, Weiyu Wang, Yingying Xu and Bo Yang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:770
  25. Sarcopenia is defined as the disease of muscle loss and dysfunction. The prevalence of sarcopenia is strongly age-dependent. It could bring about disability, hospitalization, and mortality. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Chi-Jen Lo, Chih-Ming Lin, Chun-Ming Fan, Hsiang-Yu Tang, Han-Fang Liu, Hung-Yao Ho and Mei-Ling Cheng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:769
  26. As emergency department (ED) leaders started integrating geriatric emergency guidelines on a facultative basis, important variations have emerged between EDs in care for older patients. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Pieter Heeren, Farah Islam, Didier Desruelles, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe and Koen Milisen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:768
  27. Delirium is a prevalent neuropsychiatric medical phenomenon that causes serious emergency outcomes, including mortality and morbidity. It also increases the suffering and the economic burden for families and c...

    Authors: Md Parvez Mosharaf, Khorshed Alam, Jeff Gow and Rashidul Alam Mahumud
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:767
  28. Urinary incontinence (UI) is prevalent in more than half of residents of nursing and residential care homes and can have a detrimental impact on dignity and quality of life. Care homes predominantly use absorb...

    Authors: Linda Fenocchi, Helen Mason, Lisa Macaulay, Catriona O’Dolan, Shaun Treweek and Joanne Booth
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:766
  29. Older patients with diabetes mellitus are more susceptible to frailty. Although some imaging markers of appendicular skeletal muscle mass obtained using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry or computed tomography ...

    Authors: Motoya Sato, Yoshiaki Tamura, Yuji Murao, Fumino Yorikawa, Yuu Katsumata, So Watanabe, Shugo Zen, Remi Kodera, Kazuhito Oba, Kenji Toyoshima, Yuko Chiba and Atsushi Araki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:765
  30. Aesthetics of everyday life are associated with the physical, mental, and social health of older adults, leading them to experience a successful old age. This study aimed to examine the aesthetics of everyday ...

    Authors: Nafise Zamani, Fatemeh Sadat Izadi-Avanji, Azade Safa, Ismail Azizi-Fini and Esmaeil Mohammadnejad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:764
  31. Osteoarthritis is a prevalent condition in older adults that leads to reduced physical function in many patients and ultimately requires hip or knee replacement. The aim of the study was to determine the impac...

    Authors: Tobias Kappenschneider, Philip Bammert, Günther Maderbacher, Felix Greimel, Dominik Emanuel Holzapfel, Timo Schwarz, Julia Götz, Stefano Pagano, Markus Scharf, Katrin Michalk, Joachim Grifka and Matthias Meyer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:763
  32. According to Swedish law, older adults in Sweden should be able to live a good, safe, and independent life with social and healthcare provided, based on their individual needs. In assisted living in Swedish el...

    Authors: Lise-Lotte Jonasson, Angela Bångsbo, Annika Billhult and Maria Wolmesjö
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:762
  33. Although lipid-lowering drugs are not recommended for primary prevention in patients 75+, prevalence of use is high and there is unexplained variation in prescribing between physicians. The objective of this s...

    Authors: Robyn Tamblyn, Teresa Moraga, Nadyne Girard, Fiona K. I. Chan, Bettina Habib and John Boulet
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:761
  34. Improving the quality and safety of care transitions is a priority in many countries. Carrying out performance measurements play a significant role in improving quality of decisions undertaken by different act...

    Authors: Estera Wieczorek, Ewa Kocot, Silvia Evers, Christoph Sowada and Milena Pavlova
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:760
  35. Falling in the older adults has many irreparable consequences, including hospitalization to long-term care centers and loss of independence, depression and social isolation, financial burden, and death. The pr...

    Authors: Sara Mortazavi, Ahmad Delbari, Mohsen Vahedi, Reza Fadayevatan, Mitra Moodi, Hossein Fakhrzadeh, Masoumeh Khorashadizadeh, Ameneh Sobhani, Moloud Payab, Mahbube Ebrahimpur, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed and Farshad Sharifi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:758
  36. Physiological, pathological, and socioeconomic changes occurring in older people negatively influence food intake, utilization, nutritional status, and health. These problems are deeply rooted in low socio-eco...

    Authors: Ahmed Muhye Seid and Netsanet Fentahun Babbel
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:757
  37. Pain is often neglected in disabled older population, especially in Taiwan where the population of institutional residents is rapidly growing. Our study aimed to investigate pain prevalence and associated fact...

    Authors: Sheng-Hua Wu, Chung-Fen Lin, I-Cheng Lu, Ming-Sung Yeh, Chin-Cheng Hsu and Yuan-Han Yang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:756
  38. As health reforms move Ireland from a mixed public-private system toward universal healthcare, it is important to understand variations in prescribing practice for patients with differing health cover and soci...

    Authors: Ciaran Prendergast, Michelle Flood, Logan T. Murry, Barbara Clyne, Tom Fahey and Frank Moriarty
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:755
  39. The identification of modifiable risk factors is crucial for the prevention and/or reversal of frailty, which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Hearing loss affects two-thirds of older ad...

    Authors: Sahar Assi, Wuyang Zhang, John P. Carey, Jennifer A. Deal, Alison Huang, Esther S. Oh, Pablo Martinez-Amezcua and Nicholas S. Reed
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:754
  40. The present study is intended to examine the multiple mediating roles of sleep quality and depression in the relationship between psychological resilience and quality of life in middle-aged and older adults ho...

    Authors: Jiashuang Xu, Lin Zhang, Hong Sun, Ziyun Gao, Meiding Wang, Mengya Hu, Qiqi Ji and Leilei Guo
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:752
  41. Individuals 65 years or older are presumably more susceptible to becoming frail, which increases their risk of multiple adverse health outcomes. Reversing frailty has received recent attention; however, little...

    Authors: Aurélie Tonjock Kolle, Krystina B. Lewis, Michelle Lalonde and Chantal Backman
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:751
  42. Regarding the care of older adults, 24-h home-care represents a cornerstone, with > 32,000 service users in Austria. Our research project 24hQuAALity aimed to develop and evaluate a distributed client-server soft...

    Authors: Elisabeth Haslinger-Baumann, Peter Putz, Carina Hauser, Elisabeth Kupka-Klepsch, Nadine Sturm and Franz Werner
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:750

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