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  1. Previous works have observed an increase of depression and other psychological disorders on nursing home residents as a consequence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown; however, there are few studi...

    Authors: Adriana Catarina De Souza Oliveira, María Gómez Gallego, Carmelo Gómez Martínez, Elena Carrasco Martínez, Jorge Moreno Molina, Juan José Hernández Morante and Paloma Echevarría Pérez
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:71
  2. The Enhanced Health for Care homes (EHCH) framework is an innovative response to provide more proactive, preventative approaches to care for residents living in care homes. It involves co-producing a shared vi...

    Authors: Zeibeda Sattar, Lesley Young-Murphy, Lynn Craig, Alison Steven and Gemma Wilson-Menzfeld
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:69
  3. Low in-hospital mobility is widely acknowledged as a major risk factor in acquiring hospital-associated disabilities. Various predictors of in-hospital low mobility have been suggested, among them older age, d...

    Authors: Anna Zisberg, Efrat Shadmi, Ove Andersen, Ksenya Shulyaev, Janne Petersen, Maayan Agmon, Efrat Gil, Nurit Gur-Yaish and Mette Merete Pedersen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:68
  4. Prior work suggests that higher fruit and vegetable consumption may protect against depression in older adults. Better understanding of the influence of genetic and environmental factors on fruit and vegetable...

    Authors: Annabel P. Matison, Anbupalam Thalamuthu, Victoria M. Flood, Julian N. Trollor, Vibeke S. Catts, Margaret J. Wright, David Ames, Henry Brodaty, Perminder S. Sachdev, Simone Reppermund and Karen A. Mather
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:67
  5. For elderly adults undergoing hip arthroplasty, fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB) is often used before spinal anesthesia to reduce the pain of posture placement. However, the impact of FICB within 48 h ne...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Shuangmei Liu, Yanyan Cao, Lei Yan and Yang Shen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:66
  6. Major concerns about the adverse mental health impact of the rapidly spread COVID-19 pandemic have been raised. Previous studies on changes of depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic have yielded inco...

    Authors: Fanfan Zheng, Chenglong Li, Rong Hua, Jie Liang, Darui Gao and Wuxiang Xie
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:64
  7. Visual impairment (VI) and dementia both increase with age, and it is likely that many older people are living with both conditions. This scoping review aims to investigate the prevalence and types of VI among...

    Authors: Wanyu Zhang, Timothy V. Roberts, Christopher J. Poulos and Fiona F. Stanaway
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:63
  8. Technology innovation provides an opportunity to support the rising number of people living with dementia globally. The present study examines experiences of people who have dementia and live in technology enr...

    Authors: Jean Daly-Lynn, Assumpta Ryan, Brendan McCormack and Suzanne Martin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:62
  9. Cognitive decline is common in older adults and imposes a burden on public health. Especially for older adults, hospitalization can be related to decreased physical fitness. This study aimed to investigate the...

    Authors: Dougho Park, Hyoung Seop Kim and Jong Hun Kim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:61
  10. While several definitions exist for multimorbidity, frailty or polypharmacy, it is yet unclear to what extent single healthcare markers capture the complexity of health-related needs in older people in the com...

    Authors: Leena Elhussein, Annika M. Jödicke, Ying He, Antonella Delmestri, Danielle E. Robinson, Victoria Y. Strauss and Daniel Prieto-Alhambra
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:58
  11. Studies have demonstrated that individuals of low socioeconomic status have higher blood pressure. Yet, whether socioeconomic inequality would influence blood pressure control and the underlying mechanisms ass...

    Authors: Wenzhe Qin and Lingzhong Xu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:57
  12. Dementia has become a global public health problem, and general practitioners (GPs) play a key role in diagnosing and managing dementia. However, in Chinese primary care settings, dementia is underdiagnosed an...

    Authors: Ni Gong, Dan Yang, Jianfeng Zou, Qianyu He, Lei Hu, Weiju Chen and Jing Liao
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:55
  13. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is associated with a 3-fold mortality risk, which is closely related to advancing age. Evidence is lacking regarding the factors associated with the risks of mortality or nursing-home ...

    Authors: Louise Laurent, Pierre Koskas, Janina Estrada, Mélanie Sebbagh, Sophie Lacaille, Agathe Raynaud-Simon and Matthieu Lilamand
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:54
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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

  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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

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