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Health and Network Centrality in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Markus H. Schafer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6233 words.

Background.

The overlap between social networks and health represents a key area of research in social gerontology. Set in a continuing care retirement...

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Community surveys of late‐life depression: who are the non‐responders?

Ulrich Freudenstein, Antony J. Arthur, Ruth J. Matthews and Carol Jagger.

in Age and Ageing

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Background: community surveys of depression among older people may be particularly prone to non‐response. Information on non‐responders is difficult to obtain and often limited...

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Systematic review of EASY-care needs assessment for community-dwelling older people

Christopher Craig, Neil Chadborn, Gina Sands, Helena Tuomainen and John Gladman.

in Age and Ageing

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3937 words.

Background: undertaking comprehensive geriatric assessments (CGAs) combined with long-term health and social care management can improve the quality of life of older people [...

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Rethinking individual and community fall prevention strategies: a meta-regression comparing single and multifactorial interventions

A. John Campbell and M. Clare Robertson.

in Age and Ageing

November 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3800 words.

Background guidelines recommend that fall prevention programmes for older people include multifactorial interventions.

Objective we aimed to determine if...

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Community-based intervention to optimise falls risk management: a randomised controlled trial

P.M. Ciaschini, S.E. Straus, L.R. Dolovich, R.A. Goeree, K.M. Leung, C.R. Woods, G.M. Zimmerman, S.R. Majumdar, S. Spadafora, L.A. Fera and H.N. Lee.

in Age and Ageing

November 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3943 words.

Background: falls are the leading causes of accidental death and fragility fractures in older adults. Interventions that assess and reduce falls risk are underutilised.

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Potentially reversible risk factors and urinary incontinence in frail older people living in community

Francesco Landi, Matteo Cesari, Andrea Russo, Graziano Onder, Fabrizia Lattanzio and Roberto Bernabei.

in Age and Ageing

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Background: urinary incontinence is a common problem among older people living in different community settings. The multifactorial origin of urinary incontinence has been...

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Assistive Technology in Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Waiver Programs

Martin Kitchener, Terence Ng, Hyang Yuol Lee and Charlene Harrington.

in The Gerontologist

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6188 words.

Purpose:  As consensus emerges concerning the need to extend publicly funded home- and community-based services that support the independence of...

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Baby Boomers in an Active Adult Retirement Community: Comity Interrupted

Erin G. Roth, Lynn Keimig, Robert L. Rubinstein, Leslie Morgan, J. Kevin Eckert, Susan Goldman and Amanda D. Peeples.

in The Gerontologist

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 7039 words.

Purpose of the Study:

This article explores a clash between incoming Baby Boomers and older residents in an active adult retirement community (AARC). We...

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Preference for Place of Death in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Judith C. Hays, Anthony N. Galanos, Tahira A. Palmer, Douglas R. McQuoid and Elizabeth P. Flint.

in The Gerontologist

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4530 words.

Purpose: To describe death-related planning and preferences for place of death among well elders in a community characterized by a low rate of...

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Sleep Architecture and Mental Health Among Community-Dwelling Older Men

Stephen F. Smagula, Charles F. Reynolds, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Thuy-Tien Dam, Jan M. Hughes-Austin, Misti Paudel, Susan Redline, Katie L. Stone and Jane A. Cauley.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6988 words.

Objectives.

To investigate the association of mood and anxiety symptoms with sleep architecture (the distribution of sleep stages) in community-dwelling...

Telomere length and cognitive function in southern Chinese community-dwelling male elders

Suk Ling Ma, Edmond S. S. Lau, Eddie W. C. Suen, Linda Chiu Wa Lam, Ping Chung Leung, Jean Woo and Nelson L. S. Tang.

in Age and Ageing

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 2890 words.

Background: telomere attrition has been associated with an increased risk of different age-related diseases and is widely accepted as a marker of cellular ageing. On the other...

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Exploring patterns of daily physical and sedentary behaviour in community-dwelling older adults

Sue Lord, Sebastien Francois Martin Chastin, Lynn McInnes, Linda Little, Pam Briggs and Lynn Rochester.

in Age and Ageing

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3537 words.

Background: recent evidence suggests that the interaction between periods of sedentary and activity behaviour is important for health; providing distinctive information to...

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Development of the Falls Risk for Older People in the Community (FROP-Com) screening tool*

Melissa A. Russell, Keith D. Hill, Lesley M. Day, Irene Blackberry, Lyle C. Gurrin and Shyamali C. Dharmage.

in Age and Ageing

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 4023 words.

Background: the aim of this study was to develop a brief screening tool for use in the emergency department (ED), to identify people who require further assessment and...

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Elder abuse: a systematic review of risk factors in community-dwelling elders

Mark Johannesen and Dina LoGiudice.

in Age and Ageing

May 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3581 words.

Objective: to undertake a systematic literature review of risk factors for abuse in community-dwelling elders, as a first step towards exploring the clinical utility of a risk...

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Diagnostic accuracy of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for dementia in community-dwelling older adults

Hui-Fen Mao, Ling-Hui Chang, Athena Yi-Jung Tsai, Wen-Ni Wennie Huang, Li-Yu Tang, Huey-Jane Lee, Yu Sun, Ta-Fu Chen, Ker-Neng Lin, Pei-Ning Wang, Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu and Ming-Jang Chiu.

in Age and Ageing

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3821 words.

Abstract

Background

many people living with dementia remain underdiagnosed and unrecognised. Screening strategies...

68CEREBRAL MICROBLEEDS ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL OR COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER PEOPLE

K. E. Mactier, M. Firbank, S. J. Kerr, J. L. Newton and C. McDonald.

in Age and Ageing

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: Cerebral microbleeds are small (2-10mm) hypointensities visualised on T2*-weighted MRI scans. They are considered small vessel disease markers and are associated...

Attitudes Toward Community-Based Services Among Japanese American Families

Heather M. Young, Wayne M. McCormick and Peter P. Vitaliano.

in The Gerontologist

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8918 words.

Purpose: This descriptive study explored attitudes toward community-based long-term care services and factors influencing service utilization among...

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Grandmother Involvement in Child Caregiving in an Urban Community1

Jane L. Pearson, Andrea G. Hunter, Joan M. Cook, Nicholas S. Ialongo and Sheppard G. Kellam.

in The Gerontologist

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

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

In a community-defined, epidemiologic sample in East Baltimore, we examined grandmothers' rates of co-residence and their involvement in four parenting activities. Co-residence rates...

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Mild chronic kidney disease and functional impairment in community-dwelling older adults

Andrew Smyth, Liam G. Glynn, Andrew W. Murphy, Joan Mulqueen, Michelle Canavan, Donal N. Reddan and Martin O'Donnell.

in Age and Ageing

July 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3444 words.

Background: chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular events, but its relationship with non-vascular outcomes,...

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20IDENTIFICATION OF BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO IN PATIENTS ATTENDING A COMMUNITY BASED FALLS PREVENTION SERVICE

J. Lawson, S. Gray, D. Green, N. Lawson, H. Trundle, V. Straaheim, E. Vardy, S. W. Parry and A. F. Jaafar.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a significant risk factor for falls in older persons but under diagnosed. The North Tyneside Falls Prevention...

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