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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community outreach rehabilitation

David Heseltine.

in Age and Ageing

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Objective: to review controlled studies evaluating the effectiveness of community rehabilitation schemes developed to facilitate effective discharge from hospital.

 To...

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Dementia in the community

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 7966 words.

Services - Care programme approach - Community mental health teams - Memory services - Day care - Residential respite care - Admission to a psychogeriatric ward - Home care - Supporting...

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Community hospitals and older people

John Young and Katrina Donaldson.

in Age and Ageing

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Recent health care policy has promoted the community hospital as one remedy for the contracted district general hospital. Unfortunately, a literature review reveals a weak evidence‐base to...

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More attention to pain management in community-dwelling older persons with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Niina Maria Karttunen, Juha Turunen, Riitta Ahonen and Sirpa Hartikainen.

in Age and Ageing

November 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3404 words.

Background: persistent pain is a major problem in older people, but little is known about older persons' opinion about the treatment of persistent pain.

O...

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The Gerontological Imagination at Work in Scientific Communities

Kenneth F. Ferraro.

in The Gerontological Imagination

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 7935 words.

Specified in six axioms, the gerontological imagination enables scholars from a variety of fields to comprehend core concepts and ideas in the study of aging. This chapter highlights the...

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Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention in the Community

JANICE E. O'CONNELL and CHRISTOPHER S. GRAY.

in Age and Ageing

July 1996; p ublished online July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an important and independent risk factor for stroke, particularly in elderly people. The efficacy of treatment with warfarin and aspirin in primary and secondary...

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Community hospitals

WILLIAM R. PRIMROSE.

in Age and Ageing

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

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Probing the Audience of Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 7611 words.

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Participation in online communities that are dedicated to older adults is a significant trend in elders’ use of the Internet. The present study...

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Nasal colonization by Staphylococcus aureus in active, independent, community seniors.

Y L Lee, T Cesario, A Pax, C Tran, A Ghouri and L D Thrupp.

in Age and Ageing

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the prevalence of nasal colonization with Staphylococcus aureus (SA) in active, independent community seniors and old people in a nursing home. DESIGN:...

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Seniors’ Online Communities: A Quantitative Content Analysis

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

June 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5640 words.

Purpose:  To examine the contents and characteristics of seniors’ online communities and to explore their potential benefits to older adults. null...

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Implementing a University–Community–Retail Partnership Model to Facilitate Community Education on Universal Design

Christine A. Price, Susan L. Zavotka and Margaret H. Teaford.

in The Gerontologist

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3827 words.

Purpose: A collaborative partnership model was used to develop and implement a state-wide community education program on universal design. null...

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The Fun Culture in Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

April 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7166 words.

Purpose of the study:  Previous research found that “fun on line” is the most dominant content in seniors’ online communities. The present study...

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Hearing loss impacts on the use of community and informal supports

Julie Schneider, Bamini Gopinath, Michael J. Karpa, Catherine M. McMahon, Elena Rochtchina, Stephen R. Leeder and Paul Mitchell.

in Age and Ageing

July 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 4554 words.

Objective: the aim of this study is to estimate the cross-sectional and longitudinal impact of hearing loss on use of community support services and reliance on non-spouse...

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Medication use and falls in community-dwelling older persons

Kaven D. Kelly, Will Pickett, N. Yiannakoulias, Brian H. Rowe, Don P. Schopflocher, Larry Svenson and Don C. Voaklander.

in Age and Ageing

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Background: the association between injurious falls requiring a visit to the emergency department and various classes of medications was examined in a case-control study of...

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Adherence to recommendations of community-based comprehensive geriatric assessment programmes.

F Aminzadeh.

in Age and Ageing

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: non-adherence to the recommendations of short-term community-based consultative comprehensive geriatric assessment programmes is a threat to the effectiveness of these...

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Activity Levels and Cognitive Functioning in an Elderly Community Sample

HELEN CHRISTENSEN, AILSA KORTEN, A. F. JORM, A. S. HENDERSON, RUTH SCOTT and A. J. MACKINNON.

in Age and Ageing

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

The influence of self-reported and informant-reported activity levels on Crystallized Intelligence, Fluid Intelligence, Memory and the Mini-Mental State Examination was investigated in a...

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Occupational therapy for community dwelling elderly people: a systematic review

Esther M. J. Steultjens, Joost Dekker, Lex M. Bouter, Sandra Jellema, Erica B. Bakker and Cornelia H. M. van den Ende.

in Age and Ageing

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Objective: occupational therapy might play an important role in maintaining independent living for community dwelling elderly people. The aim of this systematic review is to...

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Community Social Characteristics and Health at Older Ages: Evidence From 156 Religious Communities

Catherine E Bowen and Marc Luy.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

October 2018; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6822 words.

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Objectives

Previous studies have found that individuals’ health is associated with the social...

Frailty and use of health and community services by community-dwelling older men: the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project

Stephane Rochat, Robert G. Cumming, Fiona Blyth, Helen Creasey, David Handelsman, David G. Le Couteur, Vasi Naganathan, Philip N. Sambrook, Markus J. Seibel and Louise Waite.

in Age and Ageing

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 4063 words.

Background: frailty is a concept used to describe older people at high risk of adverse outcomes, including falls, functional decline, hospital or nursing home admission and...

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Social Participation and Cognitive Decline Among Community-dwelling Older Adults: A Community-based Longitudinal Study

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani and Hiroshi Hosoi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

June 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5493 words.

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Objective

To examine whether social participation (SP) by older individuals is associated with cognitive...