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  1. Positive aspects of caregiving are important coping resources for informal caregivers of persons with dementia (PWD). However, existing studies mostly focused on caregivers from western societies and less atte...

    Authors: Qi Yuan, Yunjue Zhang, Ellaisha Samari, Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Richard Goveas, Li Ling Ng and Mythily Subramaniam
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:51
  2. Older people have increasingly complex healthcare needs, often requiring appropriate access to diagnostic imaging, an essential component of their health and disease management planning. Ultrasound is a safe i...

    Authors: Virginie Gaget, Maria C. Inacio, David R. Tivey, Robert N. Jorissen, Wendy J. Babidge, Renuka Visvanathan and Guy J. Maddern
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:50
  3. Age-related changes in frailty have been documented in the literature. However, the evidence regarding changes in frailty prior to death is scarce. Understanding patterns of frailty progression as individuals ...

    Authors: Natalie D. Jenkins, Miles Welstead, Lucy Stirland, Emiel O. Hoogendijk, Joshua J. Armstrong, Annie Robitaille and Graciela Muniz-Terrera
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:49
  4. Physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on physical and mental health outcomes in older adults. However, a consistent decline in PA participation has been noted with increasing age, with older adults con...

    Authors: Laura Britten, Ilaria Pina, Camilla Nykjaer and Sarah Astill
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:48
  5. Falls are common among older people in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). Falls cause considerable morbidity, mortality and reduced quality of life. Of numerous interventional studies of fall prevention interv...

    Authors: Neah Albasha, Leanne Ahern, Lauren O’Mahony, Ruth McCullagh, Nicola Cornally, Sheena McHugh and Suzanne Timmons
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:47
  6. Plenty of evidence shows how social isolation and loneliness are associated with increased risk for numerous diseases and mortality. But findings about their interactive or combined effects on health outcomes ...

    Authors: Ashuin Kammar-García, Ricardo Ramírez-Aldana, Paloma Roa-Rojas, Luis Raymundo Lozano-Juárez, Sergio Sánchez-García, Pamela Tella-Vega and Carmen García-Peña
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:45
  7. Research on potentially inappropriate medications (PIM) and medication-related problems (MRP) among the Chinese population with chronic diseases and polypharmacy is insufficient.

    Authors: Jing Tang, Ke Wang, Kun Yang, Dechun Jiang, Xianghua Fang, Su Su, Yang Lin, Shicai Chen, Hongyan Gu, Pengmei Li and Suying Yan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:44
  8. The decline in everyday life physical activity reflects and contributes to the frailty syndrome. While especially self-reported frailty assessments have the advantage of reaching large groups at low costs, lit...

    Authors: Stephanie Schmidle, Philipp Gulde, Raphael Koster, Cristina Soaz and Joachim Hermsdörfer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:43
  9. Postal screening has not previously been validated as a method for identifying fall and fracture risk in community-dwelling populations. We examined prognostic performance of a postal risk screener used in the...

    Authors: Julie Bruce, Anower Hossain, Chen Ji, Ranjit Lall, Susanne Arnold, Emma Padfield, Martin Underwood and Sarah E. Lamb
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:42
  10. In 2015, a plan for integrated care was launched by the Belgium government that resulted in the implementation of 12 integrated care pilot project across Belgium. The pilot project Zorgzaam Leuven consists of ...

    Authors: Merel Leithaus, Amal Fakha, Johan Flamaing, Hilde Verbeek, Mieke Deschodt, Gijs van Pottelbergh and Geert Goderis
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:41
  11. Older adults experience persistent symptoms post-COVID-19, termed as Long COVID, affecting their physical and mental health. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of Long COVID, level of physical activity, ...

    Authors: Sanaz Shanbehzadeh, Nasibeh Zanjari, Marzieh Yassin, Zeynab Yassin and Mahnaz Tavahomi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:40
  12. Urinary incontinence is an increasingly common problem, especially among older people in nursing homes. Nursing assistants are the leading workforce in nursing homes, and their knowledge and attitudes regardin...

    Authors: Lulu Liao, Hui Feng, Jingjing Jiao, Yinan Zhao and Hongting Ning
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:39
  13. Yoga is a mind-body practice that can elicit robust health and wellbeing effects for older adults. As a result, there is increased public and academic interest into the potential benefits of yoga for older peo...

    Authors: Diana Karamacoska, Tiffany Tan, Danielle C. Mathersul, Angelo Sabag, Michael de Manincor, Dennis Chang and Genevieve Z. Steiner-Lim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:37
  14. The global leadership initiative on malnutrition (GLIM) proposed the first international standards (GLIM criteria) for malnutrition diagnosis. Early screening using nutritional tools is recommended to improve ...

    Authors: Taeko Hiraike, Chika Momoki and Daiki Habu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:35
  15. The handover of older adults with complex health and social care from hospital admissions to homebased healthcare requires coordination between multiple care providers. Providing insight to the care coordinati...

    Authors: Janne Agerholm, Natasja Koitzsch Jensen and Ann Liljas
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:32
  16. Authors: Juan Luis Sánchez-Sánchez, Cristina Udina, Almudena Medina-Rincón, Mariano Esbrí-Victor, Irene Bartolomé-Martín, Débora Moral-Cuesta, Itxaso Marín-Epelde, Fernanda Ramon-Espinoza, Marina Sánchez-Latorre, Fernando Idoate, Adriana Goñi-Sarriés, Blanca Martínez-Martínez, Raquel Escudero Bonet, Julián Librero and Álvaro Casas-Herrero
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:31

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:612

  17. The population of elderly patients with burn injuries is growing. Insight into long-term mortality rates of elderly after burn injury and predictors affecting outcome is limited. This study aimed to provide th...

    Authors: Charlotte I. Cords, Margriet E. van Baar, Anouk Pijpe, Marianne K. Nieuwenhuis, Eelke Bosma, Michael H. J. Verhofstad and Cornelis H. van der Vlies
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:30
  18. Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a progressive syndrome affecting gait, incontinence, and cognition in a significant number of older adults. Still, prospective studies on early development of...

    Authors: Otto Lilja-Lund, Martin Maripuu, Karin Kockum, Johanna Andersson, Anna Lindam, Lars Nyberg and Katarina Laurell
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:29
  19. Southwest China is facing a serious aging problem across the country, but the status of cognitive function in middle-aged and elderly people in this region is superior to the national average. This study inten...

    Authors: Xu Li, Anjiao Peng, Lin Li and Lei Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:28
  20. Neuropsychiatric disturbances are common manifestations of dementia disorders and are associated with caregiver burden and affiliate stigma. The present study investigated affiliate stigma and caregiver burden...

    Authors: Yi-Jung Chen, Jian-An Su, Jung-Sheng Chen, Chieh-hsiu Liu, Mark D. Griffiths, Hsin-Chi Tsai, Chih-Cheng Chang and Chung-Ying Lin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:27
  21. Although larger amounts of scientific attention have been directed toward the concept of positive aspects of caregiving (PAC) in recent years, a globally uniform definition and a suitable, scientifically valid...

    Authors: Anna Pendergrass, Saskia Weiß, Nicolas Rohleder and Elmar Graessel
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:26
  22. Data on the association of Alternative Healthy Eating Index-2010 (AHEI-2010) with sarcopenia are scarce. We aimed to evaluate the association between adherence to AHEI-2010 and sarcopenia and its components in...

    Authors: Seyed Mojtaba Ghoreishy, Soraya Ebrahimpour Koujan, Rezvan Hashemi, Ramin Heshmat, Ahmadreza Dorosty Motlagh and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:25
  23. Few studies emphasize on predictors of incident cognitive frailty (CF) and examine relationships between various gait characteristics and CF. Therefore, we conducted a 2-year prospective study to investigate p...

    Authors: Hei-Fen Hwang, Lalu Suprawesta, Sy-Jou Chen, Wen-Yu Yu and Mau-Roung Lin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:24
  24. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in unprecedented challenges for older adults. Medicare enrollment was already an overwhelming process for a high fraction of older adults pre-pandemic. Therefore, the purpose of ...

    Authors: Aaron Castillo, Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez and Kyle A. Moody
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:23
  25. The high prevalence of depression among older people in China places a heavy burden on the health system. Multimorbidity, mobility limitation and subjective memory impairment are found to be risk indicators fo...

    Authors: Yiman Ji, Yiping Feng, Sijia Wu, Yutong Wu, Jiongjiong Wang, Xiangjuan Zhao and Yunxia Liu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:22
  26. Deprescribing of preventive medication is recommended in older patients with polypharmacy, including people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It seems that many patients in low-middle-income countries are not willin...

    Authors: Monika Pury Oktora, Cindra Tri Yuniar, Lia Amalia, Rizky Abdulah, Eelko Hak and Petra Denig
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:21
  27. Authors: Anne Göhner, Elena Dreher, Felix Kentischer, Christoph Maurer, Erik Farin-Glattacker, Rieka von der Warth, Boris A. Brühmann, Andy Maun, Vitalii Minin, Claudia Salm, Alexander Ritzi, Gwendolyn Engelhardt, Mario Sofroniou and Sebastian Voigt-Radloff
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:20

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:754

  28. Frailty is an age-associated state of increased vulnerability to stressors that strongly predicts poor health outcomes. Epidemiological evidence on frailty is limited during the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether ...

    Authors: Miao Jiang, Laurie Corna, Rebecca Amati, Giovanni Piumatti, Giovanni Franscella, Luca Crivelli and Emiliano Albanese
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:18
  29. Documentation during resident transitions from long-term care (LTC) to the emergency department (ED) can be inconsistent, leading to inappropriate care. Inconsistent documentation can lead to undertreatment, i...

    Authors: Kaitlyn Tate, Rachel Ma, R. Colin Reid, Patrick McLane, Jen Waywitka, Garnet E. Cummings and Greta G. Cummings
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:17
  30. Nurse care managers (NCM) operate through care management programs to provide care for persons living with dementia (PLWD) and interact regularly with their family caregivers; however, most do not receive form...

    Authors: Taylor J. Mellinger, Brent P. Forester, Christine Vogeli, Karen Donelan, Joy Gulla, Michael Vetter, Maryann Vienneau and Christine S. Ritchie
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:16
  31. In the era of virtual care, self-reported tools are beneficial for preoperative assessments and facilitating postoperative planning. We have previously reported the use of the Edmonton Frailty Scale (EFS) as a...

    Authors: Luxey Sirisegaram, Oluwafemi P. Owodunni, April Ehrlich, Caroline Xu Qin, Dianne Bettick and Susan L. Gearhart
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:15
  32. Falls prevention interventions are effective for community dwelling older adults however, the same cannot be said for older adults living in long-term care (LTC). The Staying UpRight (SUp) randomized controlle...

    Authors: Elizabeth Binns, Felicity Bright, John Parsons, Kathy Peri, Lynne Taylor, Ngaire Kerse and Denise Taylor
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:14
  33. To compare the screening ability of the phase Angle (PhA) and the Short-Form Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA-SF) alone and combined detection in the different stages of sarcopenia among the older adults in th...

    Authors: Xiaoli Zhu, Xinying Dong, Li Wang, Xueting Lao, Shugang Li and Hao Wu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:13
  34. Vouchers, which are demand-side subsidies to targeted groups, are a type of consumer-led near-cash social transfer for specified benefits that have been used in education, health and other sectors. To provide ...

    Authors: Carrie Ho-Kwan Yam, Eng-Kiong Yeoh, Eliza Lai-Yi Wong, Angel Hor-Yan Lai, Ethan Ming-Yin Ip, Tsz-Yu Chow and Kailu Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:12
  35. While the current literature suggests an association with frailty and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer (CRC), the basis of this relationship is unclear.

    Authors: Josh McGovern, Alexander Grayston, Dominic Coates, Stephen Leadbitter, Adam Hounat, Paul G. Horgan, Ross D. Dolan and Donald C McMillan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:9
  36. While older adults are living longer, they often face health challenges, including living with multiple chronic conditions. How older adults respond and adapt to the challenges of multimorbidity to maintain he...

    Authors: Carly Whitmore, Maureen Markle-Reid, Carrie McAiney, Kathryn Fisher and Jenny Ploeg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:8
  37. Cognitive impairment (CoI) is a significant risk factor for ill-health status among the older adults and a major burden on public health. This study unearths the degree of socioeconomic inequalities and assess...

    Authors: Madhurima Sharma and Manas Ranjan Pradhan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:7
  38. Integrated care may improve outcomes for older people living with frailty. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of a new, anticipatory, multidisciplinary care service in improving the wellbeing and quality of ...

    Authors: Fliss E. M. Murtagh, Mabel Okoeki, Blessing Onyinye Ukoha-kalu, Assem Khamis, Joseph Clark, Jason W. Boland, Sophie Pask, Ugochinyere Nwulu, Helene Elliott-Button, Anna Folwell, Daniel Harman and Miriam J. Johnson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:6
  39. eHealth literacy is important as it influences health-promoting behaviors and health. The ability to use eHealth resources is essential to maintaining health, especially during COVID-19 when both physical and ...

    Authors: Sarah Nauman Ghazi, Jessica Berner, Peter Anderberg and Johan Sanmartin Berglund
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:5
  40. To understand the effects of frailty, geriatric syndromes, and comorbidity on quality of life and mortality in older adults with HIV (OAWH).

    Authors: Fátima Brañas, Miguel Torralba, Antonio Antela, Jorge Vergas, Margarita Ramírez, Pablo Ryan, Fernando Dronda, María José Galindo, Isabel Machuca, María Jesús Bustinduy, Alfonso Cabello, María Luisa Montes and Matilde Sánchez-Conde
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:4
  41. The prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults is gradually increasing, and this is leading to many adverse outcomes. Common causes of cognitive impairment in advancing age are mild cognitive impairmen...

    Authors: Apisit Manacharoen, Kulapong Jayanama, Sirasa Ruangritchankul, Prin Vathesatogkit, Piyamitr Sritara and Daruneewan Warodomwichit
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:3

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