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JAMDA
July 14, 2021
Emergency department (ED) attendance is common among people with dementia and increases toward the end of life. The aim was to systematically review factors associated with ED attendance among people with dementia approaching the end of life.
JAMDA
July 13, 2021
Loneliness is associated with increased morbidity and mortality among older adults.1 Residents in long-term care (LTC) communities have higher rates of loneliness than community-dwelling individuals.2 Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has...
JAMDA
July 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has facilitated increased use of telehealth for primary and specialty care encounters, and recently there have been calls to expand its use in post-acute and long-term care settings.1,2 Telehealth expansion is particularly...
JAMDA
July 13, 2021
Sensory impairment, including hearing impairment, vision impairment, and dual sensory impairment, is highly prevalent in older adults and associated with increased risk of mortality1,2 and burden of disease,3 which has attracted widespread concern...
JAMDA
July 13, 2021
The aging of the world's population is a reality. People are living longer, not just in high-income countries, but it remains unclear whether their extra years will be lived in better health. In fact, an increasing number of older adults will...
JAMDA
July 12, 2021
To analyze the effects of a program composed of resistance training and nutritional interventions on functional capacity, maximal strength, and power output after 2 years of follow-up, including 2 periods of 16 weeks of intervention followed by...
JAMDA
July 12, 2021
The percentage of younger nursing home (NH) residents (ages 18–64 years) in some countries such as the United States and Canada has been increasing over the years. In fact, it is generally held that younger NH residents are considerably different...
JAMDA
July 12, 2021
Relocation to long-term care is a major challenge for older people. The View of Relocation Scale (VRS) was developed to address the need for a brief instrument to assess residents’ perceptions of the relocation.
JAMDA
July 12, 2021
Previous epidemiologic studies have suggested an association between appendectomy and Parkinson's disease. The aim of the current study was to examine the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia following appendicitis or...
JAMDA
July 10, 2021
With the aging of the baby boomers, the numbers of Americans living with or affected by dementia will rise dramatically. By 2025, an estimated 7.2 million Americans are expected to have Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common cause of dementia...