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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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Anxiety Among Community-Dwelling U.S. Chinese Older Adults

XinQi Dong, Ruijia Chen and Melissa A. Simon.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4997 words.

Background.

This study aimed to explore the prevalence and correlates of anxiety disorders and any anxiety symptoms among community-dwelling U.S. Chinese...

Myeloperoxidase Levels and Mortality in Frail Community-Living Elderly Individuals

Silvia Giovannini, Graziano Onder, Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, Christy Carter, Emanuele Marzetti, Andrea Russo, Ettore Capoluongo, Marco Pahor, Roberto Bernabei and Francesco Landi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4638 words.

Background

Elevated systemic levels of myeloperoxidase (MPO) have been associated with unfavourable clinical outcomes. In the present study, we evaluate the...

Gout in Older Adults: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Bridget Teevan Burke, Anna Köttgen, Andrew Law, Morgan Grams, Alan N. Baer, Josef Coresh and Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4869 words.

Background:

It is unclear whether traditional and genetic risk factors in middle age predict the onset of gout in older age.

Methods:null...

Plasma Klotho and Mortality Risk in Older Community-Dwelling Adults

Richard D. Semba, Anne R. Cappola, Kai Sun, Stefania Bandinelli, Mansi Dalal, Candace Crasto, Jack M. Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3778 words.

Background.

The aging-suppressor gene klotho encodes a single-pass transmembrane protein that in mice is known to extend life span when overexpressed and...

Hemoglobin, Anemia, and Cognitive Function: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Andrea L. C. Schneider, Charles Jonassaint, A. Richey Sharrett, Thomas H. Mosley, Brad C. Astor, Elizabeth Selvin, Josef Coresh and Rebecca F. Gottesman.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5567 words.

Background.

Our objective was to characterize the relationship of low and high hemoglobin concentrations and normocytic, microcytic, and macrocytic anemia...

Pain and Cognitive Function Among Older Adults Living in the Community

Guusje van der Leeuw, Laura H. P. Eggermont, Ling Shi, William P. Milberg, Alden L. Gross, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Jonathan F. Bean and Suzanne G. Leveille.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

March 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 6805 words.

Background.

Pain related to many age-related chronic conditions is a burdensome problem in elderly adults and may also interfere with cognitive functioning....

Community Environmental Factors Are Associated With Disability in Older Adults With Functional Limitations: The MOST Study

Julie J. Keysor, Alan M. Jette, Michael P. LaValley, Cora E. Lewis, James C. Torner, Michael C. Nevitt and Dave T. Felson.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4720 words.

Background

There is limited evidence supporting the hypothesized environment–disability link. The objectives of this study were to (a) identify the...

Driving Status and Three-Year Mortality Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Jerri D. Edwards, Martinique Perkins, Lesley A. Ross and Sandra L. Reynolds.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

February 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3624 words.

Background

Driving cessation can lead to myriad negative consequences for older adults. The purpose of these analyses was to examine driving status as a...

Standing Orders for Influenza Vaccination Increased Vaccination Rates in Inpatient Settings Compared With Community Rates

Fiona Lawson, Vicki Baker, Dick Au and Janet E. McElhaney.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3473 words.

Background. Hospitalization of older adults during the period of influenza vaccination in the fall of each year presents a barrier to immunization against...

Use of Community Support Services and Activity Limitations Among Older Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease

Bamini Gopinath, David C. Harris, George Burlutsky and Paul Mitchell.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5226 words.

Background.

There is a lack of population-based data on associations between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the functional status/independence of older...

Perturbation Training Can Reduce Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ Annual Fall Risk: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Yi-Chung Pai, Tanvi Bhatt, Feng Yang and Edward Wang.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5925 words.

Background.

Previous studies indicated that a single session of repeated-slip exposure can reduce over 40% of laboratory-induced falls among older adults....

Community Weight Loss to Combat Obesity and Disability in At-Risk Older Adults

W Jack Rejeski, Walter T Ambrosius, Jonathan H Burdette, Michael P Walkup and Anthony P Marsh.

in Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences

October 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5570 words.

Abstract

Background

Among older, overweight, and obese adults with either cardiovascular disease or the metabolic...

Oral Health Problems and Significant Weight Loss Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Christine S. Ritchie, Kaumudi Joshipura, Rebecca A. Silliman, Barbara Miller and Chester W. Douglas.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2000; p ublished online July 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4416 words.

Background. Studies of hospitalized and institutionalized older adults suggest a relationship between poor oral health and subsequent weight loss. Given the association between...

Orthostatic Hypotension and Incident Heart Failure in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Kanan Patel, Ravi V. Desai, Momanna B. Ahmed, Gregg C. Fonarow, Daniel E. Forman, Michel White, Inmaculada B. Aban, Thomas E. Love, Wilbert S. Aronow, Richard M. Allman, Stefan D. Anker and Ali Ahmed.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

February 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4210 words.

Objectives.

To examine the association of orthostatic hypotension with incident heart failure (HF) in older adults.

Methods.null...

Physical Function Assessment in a Community-Dwelling Population of U.S. Chinese Older Adults

XinQi Dong, E-Shien Chang and Melissa A. Simon.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 6145 words.

Background.

This report describes the levels of physical function in U.S. Chinese older adults utilizing self-reported and performance-based measures, and...

The Prevalence of Medical Conditions Among U.S. Chinese Community-Dwelling Older Adults

XinQi Dong, Ruijia Chen and Melissa A. Simon.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5798 words.

Background.

The burden of medical conditions is increasing among U.S. older adults, yet we have very limited knowledge about medical conditions among...

Correlates of Self-Reported Nocturia Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Yohannes Endeshaw.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3953 words.

Background

Nocturia is a common and bothersome problem with multifactorial etiology. This study examines clinical factors that are associated with nocturia...

Total Water Intakes of Community-Living Middle-Old and Oldest-Old Adults

Claire A. Zizza, Kathy Jo Ellison and Catherine M. Wernette.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3525 words.

Background

Literature reporting total daily water intake of community-dwelling older adults is limited. We evaluated differences in total water intake, water...

Relation of Late-Life Social Activity With Incident Disability Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Bryan D. James, Patricia A. Boyle, Aron S. Buchman and David A. Bennett.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4639 words.

Background.

We tested the hypothesis that a higher level of social activity was associated with decreased risk of incident disability in older adults.

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Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Activities of Daily Living in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

C. Barrett Bowling, Patricia Sawyer, Ruth C. Campbell, Ali Ahmed and Richard M. Allman.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3638 words.

Background.

Although chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with poor physical function, less is known about the longitudinal association between CKD and...