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JAMDA
August 5, 2020

Physical activity is associated with improvement in overall health and well-being, but robust evidence with comprehensive assessment of general health is lacking. This study aimed to clarify the effects of physical activity on intrinsic capacity among community-dwelling older adults with subjective memory concerns.

JAMDA
August 5, 2020

To examine the incremental value of sarcopenia components, following the diagnosis algorithm of the Asian consensus, on predicting adverse outcomes.

JAMDA
August 4, 2020

There are a few studies showing how nutritional parameters are affected according to dementia subtypes. The aim of this study was to compare the parameters characterizing nutritional status and micronutrient levels according to different dementia subtypes.

JAMDA
August 4, 2020

To examine the factors of advance directive (AD) completion among older Chinese Americans.

JAMDA
August 4, 2020

To study the association between antipsychotic drug treatment and hip fracture, before and after the initiation of treatment.

JAMDA
August 3, 2020

Behaviors of older adults, the population most vulnerable to Covid-19, may be one of keys in tacking the virus as a country, though it is not usually covered in a mobility big data. Our unique IoT data shows older adults have considerably decreased their social and physical activities in response to social distancing messages from community.

JAMDA
August 3, 2020

During the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian nursing homes implemented strict no-visitor policies to reduce the risk of introducing COVID-19 in these settings. There are now growing concerns that the risks associated with restricted access to family caregivers and visitors have started to outweigh the potential benefits associated with preventing COVID-19 infections. Many residents have sustained severe and potentially irreversible physical, functional, cognitive, and mental health declines.

JAMDA
August 2, 2020

The management of diabetes in long-term care (LTC) facilities requires facility staff to perform most self-care activities on the behalf of the residents. A practical model of care to improve diabetes management was developed and implemented at 6 LTC facilities in the Northeast United States between 2009 and 2012. The components of the program included (1) developing an individualized education curriculum and educating LTC interdisciplinary staff; (2) educating patients and caregivers; and (3) developing a clinical care algorithm.

JAMDA
August 2, 2020

Increasingly, older populations in the United Kingdom and other well-resourced settings are ethnically diverse. Despite a concern that the prevalence of dementia is expected to rise, very little is known about the association of ethnicity and dementia among aging older adults. The current study aimed to compare ethnic group differences in symptom profile, functioning and pharmacotherapy at dementia diagnosis.

Weekly Roundup
August 2, 2020

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