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July 12, 2017

We read with interest the review by Willoughby et al examining mortality in nursing home residents following emergency evacuation.1 We recently reviewed interventions and facility attributes that affect outcomes of nursing home residents whose facilities experience a natural or manmade disaster.2 Like that of Willoughby, our review concluded...

July 12, 2017

Minerals may contribute to prevent and treat sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical performance. So far, there is no comprehensive review on the impact of minerals on sarcopenia outcomes. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the role of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium...

July 12, 2017

Approximately 25% of individuals who are diagnosed with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) revert to normal cognition (NC) rather than progressing to Alzheimer disease (AD). However, the prevalence of progression and reversion among older people in Asia remains unclear.

July 12, 2017

Measure the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of using sensor data from an environmentally embedded sensor system for early illness recognition. This sensor system has demonstrated in pilot studies to detect changes in function and in chronic diseases or acute illnesses on average 10 days to 2 weeks before usual assessment methods...

July 7, 2017

Regarding the July, 2017 article, Kim J, Choi Y, Shin J, et al. Incidence of Pressure Ulcers During Home and Institutional Care Among Long-Term Care Insurance Beneficiaries With Dementia Using the Korean Elderly Cohort. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2017;18:638.e1-638.e5.

July 6, 2017

Individuals with heart failure (HF) who are hospitalized and admitted to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are at high risk for rehospitalization and death. The care preferences of this high-risk population have not been studied.

July 3, 2017

The Authors wish to make a correction to their Abstract from the March 2017 issue of JAMDA http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2016.12.038. The author order was incorrect in the original publication.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017