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  1. For older adults (≥ 70 years), it is often challenging to maintain new nutrition and physical activity behaviours learned in rehabilitation. To minimize the risk of negative health consequences when returning ...

    Authors: Lisa Happe, Marie Sgraja, Andreas Hein, Vincent Quinten and Rebecca Diekmann
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:578
  2. Most senior citizens want to live independently at home as long as possible. The World Health Organization recommends an age-friendly community approach by transforming the service ecosystem for senior citizen...

    Authors: Christophe Eward Kattouw, Karina Aase and Petter Viksveen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:576
  3. The assessment of a wide range of cognitive functions using video teleconference (VTC) systems cannot be applied in practice yet. We aimed to determine the feasibility and reliability of previously unvalidated...

    Authors: Yuki Takakura, Mika Otsuki, Ryo Takagi and Kiyohiro Houkin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:575
  4. The short physical performance battery (SPPB) is an easy-to-use tool for fall risk prediction, but its predictive value for falls and fall-induced injuries among community dwellers has not been examined throug...

    Authors: Weiqiang Li, Zhenzhen Rao, Yanhong Fu, David C. Schwebel, Li Li, Peishan Ning, Jiaqi Huang and Guoqing Hu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:574
  5. Mortality is high in older patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Previous studies observed lower mortality during the Omicron wave, yet no data is available on older patients. The objective was to compare in-ho...

    Authors: Sara Thietart, Antoine Rozes, Florence Tubach, Stéphane Marot, Anne-Geneviève Marcelin, Mathieu Raux, Hélène Vallet, Bruno Riou, Jacques Boddaert and Lorène Zerah
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:573
  6. The World Health Organization claims that rehabilitation is important to meet the needs of persons with dementia. Rehabilitation programmes, however, are not routinely available. Person-centred, multidimension...

    Authors: Nina Lindelöf, Ingeborg Nilsson, Håkan Littbrand, Yngve Gustafson, Birgitta Olofsson and Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:572
  7. To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of orthogeriatric co-management care in long-lived elderly hip fracture patients (age ≥ 90).

    Authors: Feng Gao, Gang Liu, Yufeng Ge, Zhelun Tan, Yimin Chen, Weidong Peng, Jing Zhang, Xinyi Zhang, Jiusheng He, Liangyuan Wen, Xianhai Wang, Zongxin Shi, Sanbao Hu, Fengpo Sun, Zishun Gong, Mingyao Sun…
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:571
  8. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are prevalent in older people, but few studies focus on developmental patterns in CVD medication directly after transition to statutory retirement.

    Authors: Jaakko Harkko, Olli Pietiläinen, Pekka Jousilahti, Ossi Rahkonen, Anne Kouvonen and Tea Lallukka
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:570
  9. It remains unclear whether plant-based or animal-based dietary patterns are more beneficial for older adults more in maintaining muscle mass. Using a prospective cohort with nationwide sample of China older ad...

    Authors: Longbing Ren, Yuhong Tang, Rui Yang, Yang Hu, Jingjing Wang, Shaojie Li, Mingzhi Yu, Yuling Jiang, Zhouwei Liu, Yifei Wu, Ziqi Dong, Yi Zeng, Faqin Lv and Yao Yao
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:569
  10. Accurately predicting the future development trend of population aging is conducive to accelerating the development of the elderly care industry. This study constructed a combined optimization grey prediction...

    Authors: Xiaojun Guo, Jiaxin Li, Xinyao Zhu, Yingjie Yang and Jingliang Jin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:568
  11. Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use is a highly prevalent problem among older people, making it challenging to improve patient safety. The aim of this study was to assess the use of PIMs among geria...

    Authors: Stanislava Kosirova, Jana Urbankova, Jan Klimas and Tatiana Foltanova
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:567
  12. Wide variations in facility staffing may lead to differences in care, and consequently, adverse outcomes such as hospitalizations. However, few studies focused on types of occupations. Therefore, we aimed to e...

    Authors: Yoko Hamasaki, Nobuo Sakata, Xueying Jin, Takehiro Sugiyama, Kojiro Morita, Kazuaki Uda, Shinya Matsuda and Nanako Tamiya
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:566
  13. Malnutrition remains a pervasive issue among older adults, a prevalence that is markedly higher among those diagnosed with diabetes. The primary objective of this study was to develop and validate a risk predi...

    Authors: Qian Ran, Xili Zhao, Jiao Tian, Siyuan Gong and Xia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:565
  14. Fear of falling is a potential consequence for older adults who have experienced a fall. Whether such psychological concerns related to falls, in turn, affect physical function? Especially those who have a his...

    Authors: Yao Cui, Bo Liu, Ming-Zhao Qin, Qian Liu, Hui Ye and Jian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:564
  15. Identifying people with early and late onset of chronic conditions might help target the subpopulations that are more vulnerable to negative mental, physical and functional health outcomes. The current study a...

    Authors: Waquar Ahmed, T. Muhammad and K. Muneera
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:563
  16. Vietnam is one of the most rapidly aging countries in the world and the likelihood that someone may have dementia rises dramatically as the population ages. Although caring for persons living with dementia is ...

    Authors: Hong Le Huynh-Truong, Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu, Thuy Khanh Linh Tran, Hsiu-Li Huang and Viet Anh Do
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:562
  17. Although family photos are often used in the psychosocial care for people with dementia, little is known about the use and effectiveness of generic photos. This systematic literature review explored psychosoci...

    Authors: Josephine Rose Orejana Tan, Petra Boersma, Teake P. Ettema, Caroline H. M. Planting, Soraya Clark, Robbert J. J. Gobbens and Rose-Marie Dröes
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:560
  18. In the early stages of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, the most widely recognised symptoms of the disease were fever, cough, shortness of breath, myalgia, and fatigue. However, in addition to...

    Authors: Guanlin Liu, Qiang Meng, Yunwei Li, Yiling Li, Taiwei Jiao, Hongwen Zhao and Bing Dai
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:559
  19. Low mobility during an acute care medical hospitalization is frequent and associated with adverse outcomes, particularly among older patients. Better understanding barriers and facilitators to improve mobility...

    Authors: Philippe J. Herzog, Rose D. L. Herzog-Zibi, Martina Mattmann, Charlotte Möri, Blandine Mooser, Jennifer Inauen and Carole E. Aubert
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:558
  20. An accurate evaluation of cognitive function, physical health, and psychological health is fundamental for assessing health problems in the elderly population, and it is important to identify the necessity of ...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Nazhakaiti Abudukelimu, Ayijiamal Sali, Jin-Xia Chen, Min Li, Yan-Yan Mao, Yi Zhu and Qian-Xi Zhu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:557
  21. The numbers of older people experiencing both homelessness and memory problems are growing, yet their complex health, housing and care needs remain undelineated and unmet. There is a critical gap in understand...

    Authors: Penny Rapaport, Garrett Kidd, Rosario Espinoza Jeraldo, Ava Mason, Martin Knapp, Jill Manthorpe, Caroline Shulman and Gill Livingston
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:556
  22. This protocol describes a study of the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for reducing depressive symptoms in older adults living in residential aged care (RAC) facilities in Australia. Depress...

    Authors: Sunil Bhar, Tanya E. Davison, Penelope Schofield, Stephen Quinn, Julie Ratcliffe, Joanna M. Waloszek, Sofie Dunkerley, Mark Silver, Jennifer Linossier, Deborah Koder, Rebecca Collins and Rachel Milte
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:555
  23. The study aimed to identify the associations of happiness and factors related to physical and mental health, leisure, and sports activities amongst older adults in Abu Dhabi. The sample comprised 1,004 partici...

    Authors: Masood Badri, Mugheer Alkhaili, Hamad Aldhaheri, Guang Yang, Saad Yaaqeib, Muna Albahar and Asma Alrashdi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:554
  24. The optimal treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures (PHFs) in the older people population remains controversial. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) is a popular surgical treatment option that provid...

    Authors: Rui Claro, Ana Ribau, Hélder Fonte, Tiago Amorim-Barbosa, Luís Henrique Barros and Nuno Sevivas
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:553
  25. Authors: Sabine Weissbach, Anja Rieckert, Christine Kersting, Nina Grede, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Andreas Soennichsen, Horst Christian Vollmar, Ina Otte, Pia Weimer and Ulrike Sonja Trampisch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:552

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:343

  26. Dementia is a condition in which there is deterioration in cognitive function beyond what might be expected from the usual consequence of biological aging. Few studies have been conducted on the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Deo Benyumiza, Edward Kumakech, Jastine Gutu, Jude Banihani, Joshua Mandap, Zohray M Talib, Edith K Wakida, Samuel Maling and Celestino Obua
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:551
  27. Functional decline is common following acute hospitalization and is associated with hospital readmission, institutionalization, and mortality. People with functional decline may have difficulty accessing post-...

    Authors: Orly Bogler, David Kirkwood, Peter C. Austin, Aaron Jones, Chi-Ling Joanna Sinn, Karen Okrainec, Andrew Costa and Lauren Lapointe-Shaw
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:550
  28. The effects of statins on the reduction of mortality in individuals aged 75 years or older remain controversial. We conducted this study to investigate whether there is an association between statin therapy an...

    Authors: Yao Fan, Juan Wang, Haidi Wu, Lingli Dai, Lan Wang and Liubao Gu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:549
  29. One of the most common pathologic changes in older people is oral and dental problems. The oral health of older people is a public health concern. Promotion of good oral health for this cohort will have benefi...

    Authors: Saeid Bashirian, Sahar Khoshravesh, Erfan Ayubi, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Samane Shirahmadi and Parshang Faghih Solaymani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:548

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:805

  30. Cognitive reserve (CR) is the ability to maintain cognitive performance despite brain pathology. CR is built through lifecourse experiences (e.g., education) and is a key construct in promoting healthy aging. ...

    Authors: Kerry A. Howard, Lauren Massimo, Sarah F. Griffin, Ryan J. Gagnon, Lu Zhang and Lior Rennert
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:547
  31. Identification of factors relevant to balance performance impairments in the elderly population was critical for developing effective interventions and preventions. However, there have been very limited data a...

    Authors: Qinghua Xia, Peng Zhou, Xia Li, Xiaofen Li, Lei Zhang, Xuefei Fan, Zhoulan Zhao, Yu Jiang, Jianhong Zhu, Hongmei Wu and Mengdi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:545
  32. The serious outcomes of outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes have been described internationally. The experiences of professionals working through outbreaks has received less attention, missing opportunities to...

    Authors: Jennifer Kirsty Burton, Maria Drummond, Katie I Gallacher and Terence J Quinn
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:544
  33. Identifying predictors of subjective unmet need for assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) is necessary to allocate resources in social care effectively to the most vulnerable populations. In this st...

    Authors: Philipp Jaehn, Hella Fügemann, Kathrin Gödde and Christine Holmberg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:543
  34. Falls are a significant problem among older adults. While balance and functional exercises have been shown to be effective, it remains unclear whether regular walking has specific effects on reducing the risk ...

    Authors: Mathilde Gigonzac and Philippe Terrier
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:542
  35. Authors: Shisheng Ye, Kaiyan Feng, Yizhong Li, Sanxin Liu, Qiaoling Wu, Jinwen Feng, Xiaorong Liao, Chunmei Jiang, Bo Liang, Li Yuan, Hai Chen, Jinbo Huang, Zhi Yang, Zhengqi Lu and Hao Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:541

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:382

  36. Rurality is fraught with numerous difficulties including a lack of advanced health facilities to provide health services, and an absence of specialist cancer services, and qualified personnel, among others. Th...

    Authors: Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Maurice Mikare, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Joshua Okyere, Er-Menan Amaniampong, Abena Agyekum Poku, Felix Apiribu and Joe-Nat Clegg Lamptey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:540
  37. Frailty and multimorbidity are common among patients in geriatric rehabilitation care (GRC). Proper care of these patients involves multiple professionals which requires optimal interprofessional collaboration...

    Authors: Hans Drenth, Wim Krijnen, Lourens van der Weerd, Jan Jaap Reinders and Hans Hobbelen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:539
  38. Cognitive impairment can cause social, emotional, and financial burdens on individuals, caregivers, and healthcare providers. This is especially important in settings such as long-term care (LTC) homes which l...

    Authors: Gaurav Arora, Christina Milani, Peter Tanuseputro, Patrick Tang, Ahwon Jeong, Daniel Kobewka and Colleen Webber
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:538
  39. Numerous studies have shown that the dietary inflammatory index (DII) is associated with adverse health effects. However, the relationship between DII and prostate cancer (PCa) remains controversial. Although ...

    Authors: Xiangtao Weng, Wenyue Tan, Baian Wei, Shijian Yang, Chiming Gu and Shusheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:537
  40. The relationship between handgrip strength (HGS) and quality of life is inconsistent. The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential association between HGS and quality of life in the settings of a...

    Authors: Rizwan Qaisar, M Azhar Hussain, Asima Karim, Firdos Ahmad, Fabio Franzese, Abeer A Al-Masri, Saad M Alsaad and Shaea Ayed Alkahtani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:536
  41. While assessment tools can increase the detection of cognitive impairment, there is currently insufficient evidence regarding clinical outcomes based on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults.

    Authors: Anna Cristina Åberg, Johanna R. Petersson, Vilmantas Giedraitis, Kevin J. McKee, Erik Rosendahl, Kjartan Halvorsen and Lars Berglund
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:535

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:714

  42. Most epidemiological studies have not systematically identified or categorized risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI) in older men, despite a higher prevalence than in younger men. Considering the burden o...

    Authors: Olawunmi Olagundoye, Benjamin Odusanya, Janice Y. Kung, William Gibson and Adrian Wagg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:534
  43. We present a case of an elderly woman suffering from Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) bacteremia, without obvious bite marks, but owning a pet dog. Although the patient was not immunocompromised, and prompt t...

    Authors: Evien Ali, Niek Tytgat, Lieven Vergote, Katleen Devue and Bart Nonneman
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:533
  44. Social frailty has not been comprehensively studied in China. Our objective is to investigate the prevalence of social frailty among the older population in China, as well as identify relevant factors and urba...

    Authors: Xin Qi, Yingying Li, Jiabin Hu, Lingbing Meng, Ping Zeng, Jing Shi, Na Jia, Xuezhai Zeng, Hui Li, Qiuxia Zhang, Juan Li and Deping Liu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:532
  45. To address the care needs of older adults, it is important to identify and understand the forms of care support older adults received. This systematic review aims to examine the social networks of older adults...

    Authors: Iris Szu-Szu Ho, Kris McGill, Stephen Malden, Cara Wilson, Caroline Pearce, Eileen Kaner, John Vines, Navneet Aujla, Sue Lewis, Valerio Restocchi, Alan Marshall and Bruce Guthrie
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:531
  46. Extended resection for gastric cancer in elderly patients is still challenging for surgeons. This study aimed to evaluate the prognosis and the postoperative outcomes of elderly patients underwent gastric canc...

    Authors: Hilmi Yazici, Ahmet Cem Esmer, Ayse Eren Kayaci and Sevket Cumhur Yegen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:529

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