Effectiveness of an integrated multidisciplinary geriatric rehabilitation programme for older persons with stroke: a multicentre randomised controlled trial
Almost half of the stroke patients admitted to geriatric rehabilitation has persisting problems after discharge. Currently, there is no evidence based geriatric rehabilitation programme available for older str... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 23, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tom P. M. M. Vluggen, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Frans E. Tan, Jeanine A. Verbunt, Caroline M. van Heugten and Jos M. G. A. Schols Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The interactive association between sodium intake, alcohol consumption and hypertension among elderly in northern China: a cross-sectional study
Hypertension is a worldwide public health problem. We sought to examine the interactive associations among sodium intake, alcohol consumption and hypertension among older adult residents of Inner Mongolia in n... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 23, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Xi Nan, Haiwen Lu, Jing Wu, Mingming Xue, Yonggang Qian, Wenrui Wang and Xuemei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Executive dysfunctions mediate between altered sensory processing and daily activity performance in older adults
Sensory processing is essential for the interaction with the environment and for adequate daily function. Sensory processing may deteriorate with aging and restrict daily activity performance. Aging may also a... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Batya Engel-Yeger and Sara Rosenblum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Secondary analysis of change in physical function after exercise intervention in older adults with hyperkyphosis and low physical function
Hyperkyphosis is common in older adults and associated with low physical function and reduced health related quality of life (HrQol). Improved kyphosis has been previously established in kyphosis-targeted inte... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Amy Gladin, Wendy B. Katzman, Yoshimi Fukuoka, Neeta Parimi, Shirley Wong and Nancy E. Lane Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Living on the edge of the community: factors associated with discontinuation of community living among people with cognitive impairment
As Japanese society continues to age, the isolation of older people is increasing, and community living for people with cognitive impairment is becoming more difficult. However, the challenges faced by people ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Chiaki Ura, Tsuyoshi Okamura, Mika Sugiyama, Fumiko Miyamae, Mari Yamashita, Riko Nakayama, Ayako Edahiro, Tsutomu Taga, Hiroki Inagaki, Madoka Ogawa and Shuichi Awata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: What matters to you when the nursing home is your home: a qualitative study on the views of residents with dementia living in nursing homes
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 18, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Agnete Nygaard, Liv Halvorsrud, Ellen Karine Grov and Astrid Bergland Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Effects of subjective successful aging on emotional and coping responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
Middle-aged and older adults are more vulnerable to hospitalization and mortality if they are infected with the COVID-19 virus. The present study investigates the longitudinal effects of subjective successful ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Dannii Y. Yeung, Edwin K. H. Chung, Alfred H. K. Lam and Alvin K. K. Ho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lifetime prevalence of polyvictimization among older adults in Sweden, associations with ill-heath, and the mediating effect of sense of coherence
Experiences of violence and abuse is a prominent part of the life history of many older adults and is known to have negative health effects. However, the importance of multiple victimization over the life cour... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Johanna Simmons and Katarina Swahnberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cognitive health risks posed by social isolation and loneliness in older Korean Americans
This study examines associations among social isolation, loneliness, and cognitive health risks in older Korean Americans, focusing on the mediating role of loneliness in the relationship between social isolat... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yuri Jang, Eun Young Choi, Nan Sook Park, David A. Chiriboga, Lei Duan and Miyong T. Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sociodemographic, health-related, and social predictors of subjective well-being among Chinese oldest-old: a national community-based cohort study
This study aimed to explore sociodemographic, health-related, and ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Gang Cheng and Yan Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Frailty related all-cause mortality or hospital readmission among adults aged 65 and older with stage-B heart failure inpatients
Frailty increases the adverse outcomes of clinical heart failure; however, the relationship between frailty and stage-B heart failure (SBHF) remains unknown. We aimed to explore the epidemiology and predictive... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Pei-Pei Zheng, Si-Min Yao, Wei He, Yu-Hao Wan, Hua Wang and Jie-Fu Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A dementia care training using mobile e-learning with mentoring support for home care workers: a controlled study
Caring of older adults with dementia at home can be challenging for home care workers. There is a need to develop suitable training for home care workers to improve the quality of dementia care. We evaluated a... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Hsin-Feng Su, Malcolm Koo, Wen-Li Lee, Huei-Chuan Sung, Ru-Ping Lee and Wen-I Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Feasibility and acceptability of an acceptance and commitment therapy intervention for caregivers of adults with Alzheimer ’s disease and related dementias
Caregivers of patients with Alzheimer ’s disease or a related dementia (ADRD) report high levels of distress, including symptoms of anxiety and depression, caregiving burden, and existential suffering; however,... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Nicole R. Fowler, Katherine S. Judge, Kaitlyn Lucas, Tayler Gowan, Patrick Stutz, Mu Shan, Laura Wilhelm, Tommy Parry and Shelley A. Johns Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Molecular investigation of a RSV outbreak in a geriatric hospital
Acquired infections in hospitalized elderly people are a growing concern. In long-term care facilities with multiple staff and visitor contacts, virus outbreaks are a common challenge for infection prevention ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 12, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yohan Hababou, Assia Taleb, Am élie Recoing, Frédérique Moreau, Isabelle Simon, Florence Muller de Schongor, Elyanne Gault and Marie-Anne Rameix-Welti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing fidelity of a community based psychosocial intervention for people with mild dementia within a large randomised controlled trial
We present the findings from a fidelity assessment embedded as... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 11, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Kirsty Sprange, Jules Beresford-Dent, Gail Mountain, Claire Craig, Clare Mason, Katherine Berry, Jessica Wright, Shazmin Majid, Ben Thomas and Cindy L. Cooper Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can dedicated emergency team and area for older people reduce the hospital admission rate? - An observational pre- and post-intervention study
Emergency department (ED) care of older patients is often complex. Geriatric ED guidelines can help to meet this challenge. However, training requirements, the use of time-consuming tools for comprehensive ger... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 10, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jenny Liu, Therese Palmgren, Sari Ponzer, Italo Masiello and Nasim Farrokhnia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A prospective cohort study of the risk factors for new falls and fragility fractures in self-caring elderly patients aged 80  years and over
This study aimed to prospectively analyze the risk factors for new falls and fragility fractures in self-caring elderly patients and to find suitable evaluation tools for community screening and follow-up inte... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 10, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jian Zhou, Bo Liu, Ming-Zhao Qin and Jin-Ping Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Utilization of potentially inappropriate medication and risk of adverse drug events among older adults with chronic renal insufficiency: a population-wide cohort study
The use of potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) in population of older adults may result in adverse drug events (ADE) already after short term exposure, especially when it is prescribed to patients with ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 10, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Safoura Sheikh Rezaei, Hana Šinkovec, Alexander Schöberl, Christoph Rinner, Georg Heinze, Michael Wolzt and Walter Gall Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An observational study protocol to explore loneliness and systemic inflammation in an older adult population with chronic venous leg ulcers
Chronic venous leg ulcers (CVLUs) are the most common type of lower extremity wound. Even when treated with evidenced-based care, 30 –50% of CVLUs fail to heal. A specific gap exists about the association betwe... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 10, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Teresa J. Kelechi, Robin C. Muise-Helmericks, Laurie A. Theeke, Steven W. Cole, Mohan Madisetti, Martina Mueller and Margaret A. Prentice Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Factors associated with acute myocardial infarction in older patients after hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia: a cross-sectional study
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and acute myocardial infarction cardiovascular (AMI) are two important health issues in older patients. Little is known regarding characteristics of AMI in older patients hos... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yu Kang, Xiang-Yang Fang, Dong Wang and Xiao-Juan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socio-demographic characteristics associated with emotional and social loneliness among older adults
This study e... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Irene N. Fierloos, Siok Swan Tan, Greg Williams, Tamara Alhambra-Borr ás, Elin Koppelaar, Lovorka Bilajac, Arpana Verma, Athina Markaki, Francesco Mattace-Raso, Vanja Vasiljev, Carmen B. Franse and Hein Raat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review
The aim of this study was to describe barriers and facilitators for shared decision making (SDM) as experienced by older patients with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs), informal caregivers and health profess... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 6, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Ruth E. Pel-Littel, Marjolein Snaterse, Nelly Marela Teppich, Bianca M. Buurman, Faridi S. van Etten-Jamaludin, Julia C. M. van Weert, Mirella M. Minkman and Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer Tags: Review Source Type: research

Associations between post-stroke motor and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study
Motor and cognitive impairments are frequently observed following stroke, but are often managed as distinct entities, and there is little evidence regarding how they are related. The aim of this study was to d... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Marte Stine Einstad, Ingvild Saltvedt, Stian Lydersen, Marie H. Ursin, Ragnhild Munthe-Kaas, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Anne-Brita Knapskog, Torunn Askim, Mona K. Beyer, Halvor N æss, Yngve M. Seljeseth, Hanne Ellekjær and Pernille Thingstad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Household physical activity is positively associated with gray matter volume in older adults
Total physical activity is positively associated with brain volume and cognition in older adults. While we have ample evidence that recreational physical activity influences brain health, the contributions of ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Noah D. Koblinsky, Liesel-Ann C. Meusel, Carol E. Greenwood and Nicole D. Anderson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intergenerational caring: a systematic literature review on young and young adult caregivers of older people
The theme of young family caregivers of older relatives is still partially uncovered, although the phenomenon is increasing worldwide. This Systematic Literature Review discusses methodological and content iss... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Barbara D ’Amen, Marco Socci and Sara Santini Tags: Review Source Type: research

Reliability and validity of an adapted hip abductor strength measure as a potential new fall risk assessment for older persons: a study protocol
Persons aged  ≥ 65 years are currently the world’s fastest growing age group. An important complication of age is the increasing risk of falls. Falls have multifactorial etiology and modifiable risk factors ope... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Simone Chantal Gafner, Caroline Henrice Germaine Bastiaenen, Emmanuel Biver, Serge Ferrari and Lara Allet Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Frailty and hospitalization-associated disability after pneumonia: A prospective cohort study
Pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in older adults. The role of frailty assessment in older adults with pneumonia is not well defined. Our purpose of the study was to investigate 30-day clin... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Chan Mi Park, Wonsock Kim, Hye Chang Rhim, Eun Sik Lee, Jong Hun Kim, Kyung Hwan Cho and Dae Hyun Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of living arrangements with happiness attributes among older adults
In Korea, along with the rapid aging of the population, older adults ’ living arrangements have changed in various ways. In particularly, the happiness of older adults living alone warrants attention because th... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Eun Jeong Hwang and In Ok Sim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing a sensor-based mobile application for in-home frailty assessment: a qualitative study
Frailty syndrome disproportionately affects older people, including 15% of non-nursing home population, and is known to be a strong predictor of poor health outcomes. There is a growing interest in incorporati... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Marcela D. Blinka, Brian Buta, Kevin D. Bader, Casey Hanley, Nancy L. Schoenborn, Matthew McNabney and Qian-Li Xue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Frailty In Residential Sector over Time (FIRST) study: methods and baseline cohort description
The Frailty In Residential Sector over Time (FIRST) Study is a 3-year prospective cohort study investigating the health of residents living in residential aged care services (RACS) in South Australia. The stud... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 3, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Agathe Daria Jadczak, Leonie Robson, Tina Cooper, J. Simon Bell and Renuka Visvanathan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of an explicit tool assessing potentially inappropriate medication use in Hong Kong elder patients
Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use has adverse effects on health, particularly in elder patients. Various country-specific explicit criteria have been developed to measure the appropriateness of pr... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 2, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Huanyu Zhang, Eliza LY Wong, Eng-kiong Yeoh and Bosco HM Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of an initiative to improve advance care planning for a home-based primary care service
Advance care planning (ACP) is a process that enables individuals to describe, in advance, the kind of health care they would want in the future. There is evidence that ACP reduces hospital-based interventions... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 2, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Michelle B. Cox, Margaret J. McGregor, Madison Huggins, Paige Moorhouse, Laurie Mallery and Katie Bauder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Psychosocial interventions to support the mental health of informal caregivers of persons living with dementia – a systematic literature review
Informal caregivers of persons living with dementia have an increased risk of adverse mental health effects. It is therefore important to systematically summarize published literature in order to find out whic... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Henrik Wiegelmann, Sarah Speller, Lisa-Marie Verhaert, Liane Schirra-Weirich and Karin Wolf-Ostermann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Structure and processes of emergency observation units with a geriatric focus: a scoping review
Combining observation principles and geriatric care concepts is considered a promising strategy for risk-stratification of older patients with emergency care needs. We aimed to map the structure and processes ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Pieter Heeren, Annabelle Hendrikx, Janne Ceyssens, Els Devriendt, Mieke Deschodt, Didier Desruelles, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe and Koen Milisen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of highly challenging balance training for Parkinson ’s disease in clinical practice: a process evaluation
Process evaluations provide contextual insight into the way in which interventions are delivered. This information is essential when designing strategies to implement programs into wider clinical practice. We ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Breiffni Leavy, Conran Joseph, Lydia Kwak and Erika Franz én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical frailty and long-term mortality in older people with chronic heart failure with preserved and reduced ejection fraction: a retrospective longitudinal study
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of frailty on o... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Shuo-Chun Weng, Chu-Sheng Lin, Der-Cherng Tarng and Shih-Yi Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Group or individual lifestyle-integrated functional exercise (LiFE)? A qualitative analysis of acceptability
The Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program is an effective but resource-intensive fall prevention program delivered one-to-one in participants ’ homes. A recently developed group-based LiFE (gL... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Leah Reicherzer, Franziska Kramer-Gmeiner, Sarah Labudek, Carl-Philipp Jansen, Corinna Nerz, Malin J. Nystrand, Clemens Becker, Lindy Clemson and Michael Schwenk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Life after falls prevention exercise – experiences of older people taking part in a clinical trial: a phenomenological study
There is little evidence about the lived experience of older people who have completed a falls prevention exercise programme and their life beyond their intervention. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 31, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Susanne Finnegan, Julie Bruce and Kate Seers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with improved walking in older people during hospital rehabilitation: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
Older people are often admitted for rehabilitation to improve walking, yet not everyone improves. The aim of this study was to determine key factors associated with a positive response to hospital-based rehabi... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 31, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Catherine M Said, Jennifer L McGinley, Cassandra Szoeke, Barbara Workman, Keith D. Hill, Joanne E Wittwer, Michael Woodward, Danny Liew, Leonid Churilov, Julie Bernhardt and Meg E Morris Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circulating MicroRNA-486 and MicroRNA-146a serve as potential biomarkers of sarcopenia in the older adults
Age-related sarcopenia meaningfully increases the risks of functional limitations and mortality in the older adults. Although circulating microRNAs (c-miRNAs) are associated with aging-related cellular senesce... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 30, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Huang-Chun Liu, Der-Sheng Han, Chih-Chin Hsu and Jong-Shyan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationships among types of activity engagement and insomnia symptoms among older adults
An increasing awareness exists that lack of activity engagement is associated with insomnia symptoms. However, the majority of studies have focused on the association between a single type of activity engageme... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 30, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Da Eun Kim, Tonya J. Roberts and Chooza Moon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Geriatric assessment and intervention in older vulnerable patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial (GEPOC trial)
The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) increases with age. Older patients are a heterogeneous group ranging from fit to frail with various comorbidities. Frail older patients with CRC are at increased risk o... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 30, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Troels G. Dolin, Marta Mikkelsen, Henrik L. Jakobsen, Tyge Nordentoft, Trine S. Pedersen, Anders Vinther, Bo Zerahn, Kirsten K. Vistisen, Charlotte Suetta, Dorte Nielsen, Julia S. Johansen and Cecilia M. Lund Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Association of physical fitness and motor ability at young age with locomotive syndrome risk in middle-aged and older men: J-Fit+ Study
Physical fitness and motor ability are associated with the incidence of locomotive syndrome (LS) in older adults. The relationships between physical fitness and motor ability at a young age to LS risk in later... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 30, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Shaoshuai Shen, Koya Suzuki, Yoshimitsu Kohmura, Noriyuki Fuku, Yuki Someya and Hisashi Naito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of a multicomponent exercise protocol (VIVIFRAIL ©) on inflammatory profile and physical performance of older adults with different frailty status: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
To investigate whether an exercise intervention using the VIVIFRAIL © protocol has benefits for inflammatory and functional parameters in different frailty status. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 29, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Marina Petrella, Ivan Aprahamian, Ronei Luciano Mamoni, Carla Fernanda de Vasconcellos Romanini, Nat ália Almeida Lima, Everson de Cássio Robello, Daniele Lima da Costa, Vinicius Nakajima An, Bianca Nobre Aguirre, Júlia Riccetto Galdeano, Isabela Cunha Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Understanding the positive outcomes of discharge planning interventions for older adults hospitalized following a fall: a realist synthesis
Older adults hospitalized following a fall often encounter preventable adverse events when transitioning from hospital to home. Discharge planning interventions developed to prevent these events do not all pro... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 29, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: V éronique Provencher, Monia D’Amours, Matthew Menear, Natasa Obradovic, Nathalie Veillette, Marie-Josée Sirois and Marie-Jeanne Kergoat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between chewing tobacco, smoking, consuming alcohol and cognitive impairment among older adults in India: a cross ‐sectional study
Physical aging increases the sensitivity to the effects of substance use, elevating the risk for cognitive impairment among older adults. Since studies on the association of substance use with cognitive abilit... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 29, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: T. Muhammad, Manideep Govindu and Shobhit Srivastava Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of a training programme in everyday cognition in healthy older adults: a randomised controlled trial
Everyday cognition is the application of basic cognitive skills and knowledge of the specific cognitive domain for the resolution of problems that are integrated within the instrumental domains of functioning.... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Celia S ánchez Gómez and Eduardo José Fernández Rodríguez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long ‐term prognosis of enteral feeding and parenteral nutrition in a population aged 75 years and older: a population‐based cohort study
This study aimed to investigate... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yukio Tsugihashi, Manabu Akahane, Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Tomoya Myojin, Shinichiro Kubo, Yuichi Nishioka, Tatsuya Noda, Shuichiro Hayashi, Shiori Furihata, Tsuneyuki Higashino and Tomoaki Imamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of a technology-based system to motivate older adults in performing physical activity: a feasibility study
Maintaining or initiating regular physical activity (PA) is important for successful aging. Technology-based systems may support and stimulate older adults to initiate and persevere in performing PA. The aim o... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Els Knippenberg, Annick Timmermans, Steven Palmaers and Annemie Spooren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How cognitive loads modulate the postural control of older women with low back pain?
The capacity of postural control is a key factor related to falling in older people, particularly in older women with low back pain (LBP). Cognitive involvement in postural control increases with age. However,... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - January 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Le Ge, Qiuhua Yu, Chuhuai Wang, Huanjie Huang, Xin Li, Shanshan Zhang and Siyun Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research