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Cognitive Function and Oral Health Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Bei Wu, Brenda L. Plassman, Richard J. Crout and Jersey Liang.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 3669 words.

Background. Both oral health problems and cognitive impairment are relatively common among older adults. Poorer oral health appears to contribute to a decline...

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Identifying Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: A Spatial Analysis

Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, Takashi Yamashita and Jennifer M. Kinney.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6133 words.

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Guided by the concept of “aging in place” and potential policy implications, the study analyzed naturally occurring retirement communities...

Hospitalization and Alzheimer's Disease: Results From a Community-Based Study

Steven M. Albert, Rosann Costa, Carol Merchant, Scott Small, Robert A. Jenders and Yaakov Stern.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background. Prior studies offer conflicting findings on whether Alzheimer's disease (AD) is associated with an increased risk of hospitalization.

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Social support and cognition in a community-based cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study

Dmitry Kats, Mehul D. Patel, Priya Palta, Michelle L. Meyer, Alden L. Gross, Eric A. Whitsel, David Knopman, Alvaro Alonso, Thomas H. Mosley and Gerardo Heiss.

in Age and Ageing

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3244 words.

Objective: social support has demonstrated cross-sectional associations with greater cognitive function and a protective effect against cognitive decline in older adults, but...

Random Versus Volunteer Selection for a Community-Based Study

Mary Ganguli, Mary E. Lytle, Maureen D. Reynolds and Hiroko H. Dodge.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background. Selection methods vary greatly in ease and cost-effectiveness. The effects of selection factors associated with subjects' recruitment...

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Visual Attention and Driving Behaviors Among Community-Living Older Persons

Emily D. Richardson and Richard A. Marottoli.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3960 words.

Background. Older drivers have higher rates of crashes per mile driven compared with most other drivers, and these crashes result in greater...

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Prevalence Rate of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Elderly Individuals

Stefania Maggi, Nadia Minicuci, Jean Langlois, Mara Pavan, Giuliano Enzi and Gaetano Crepaldi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3488 words.

Background. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common problem in elderly people, due mainly to functional impairments and concurrent medical diseases....

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Physical Activity and Mortality in Frail, Community-Living Elderly Patients

Francesco Landi, Matteo Cesari, Graziano Onder, Fabrizia Lattanzio, Ester Manes Gravina and Roberto Bernabei.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3924 words.

Background. The authors describe the prevalence of moderate-intensity physical activity in a population of older persons living in the community. In addition,...

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Falls in African American and White Community-Dwelling Elderly Residents

Joseph T. Hanlon, Lawrence R. Landerman, Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Stephanie Studenski.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 4760 words.

Background. Few studies have examined the relationship of race to falls. This study evaluated the association between potential risk factors and...

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Distal forearm fracture history in an older community‐dwelling population: the Nottingham Community Osteoporosis (NOCOS) study

Tahir Masud, Desda Jordan and David J. Hosking.

in Age and Ageing

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Objectives: to assess the prevalence of a history of Colles' fracture (occurring after the age of 40 years) and to ascertain the extent of investigation and treatment of...

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Effectiveness of a Community-Based Multifactorial Intervention on Falls and Fall Risk Factors in Community-Living Older Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Anne Shumway-Cook, Ilene F. Silver, Mary LeMier, Sally York, Peter Cummings and Thomas D. Koepsell.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 5402 words.

Objective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a 12-month community-based intervention on falls and risk factors (balance, lower...

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The impact of dementia on influenza vaccination uptake in community and care home residents

Sunil M. Shah, Iain M. Carey, Tess Harris, Stephen DeWilde and Derek G. Cook.

in Age and Ageing

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3565 words.

Background: influenza vaccination is recommended for older people irrespective of cognitive decline or residential setting.

Objective: to examine the...

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Health and Social Precursors of Later Life Retirement-Community Migration

Merril Silverstein and Diane L. Zablotsky.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

This study uses the developmental migration paradigm developed by Litwak and Longino (1987) as a framework to investigate the health and social determinants of late-life elderly mobility to...

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Community Engagement and the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

Johanna R. Sood and Sidney M. Stahl.

in The Gerontologist

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 1586 words.

The National Institute on Aging created the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMARs) to address infrastructure development intended to reduce health disparities among older...

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infection in primary and community health care

Kathryn Getliffe and Teresa Newton.

in Age and Ageing

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3637 words.

Introduction: although often a last resort, urinary catheterisation is a relatively common management option for bladder dysfunction in older people and others cared for in...

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Building Community for the Long Term: An Intergenerational Commitment

Gillian Hamilton, Sheri Brown, Tena Alonzo, Mary Glover, Yvonne Mersereau and Pamela Willson.

in The Gerontologist

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Intergenerational visitation programs have demonstrated advantages for the young and old, but few programs last more than a year or two. Weaving long-term intergenerational programs into...

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Minimal hippocampal width relates to plasma homocysteine in community‐dwelling older people

Jonathan H. Williams, Erlick A. C. Pereira, Marc M. Budge and Kevin M. Bradley.

in Age and Ageing

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Background: the hippocampus is important for memory. Hippocampal atrophy and higher levels of homocysteine may both predict cognitive dysfunction in community‐dwelling older...

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Patterns of Service Use in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

John A. Krout, Jean Oggins and Heidi H. Holmes.

in The Gerontologist

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6640 words.

The authors analyzed the use of 16 onsite services reported by 91 residents of a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC). The most frequently used services appear to be those of...

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An Integrated Model of Co-ordinated Community-Based Care

Andrew E. Scharlach, Carrie L. Graham and Clara Berridge.

in The Gerontologist

August 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6592 words.

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Co-ordinated approaches to community-based care are a central component of current and proposed efforts to help vulnerable older adults...

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Home- and Community-Based Long-Term Care

Mary Stuart and Michael Weinrich.

in The Gerontologist

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6150 words.

Purpose: Denmark is cited as a model in the development of home- and community-based systems for the frail elderly population. We examined the...

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