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JAMDA
September 2, 2016

Compare quality ratings of accredited and nonaccredited nursing homes using the publicly available Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare data set.

JAMDA
September 2, 2016

Acute pneumonia (AP) induces an excess of mortality among the elderly. We evaluated the value of a new predictive biomarker index compared to usual prognosis scores for predicting in-hospital and 1-year mortalities in elderly inpatients with AP.

JAMDA
September 2, 2016

To assess the role of frailty in predicting death and incident disability in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Weekly Roundup
September 2, 2016

Spotlight: Labor Day Sale Honors PALTC Workers HPA: National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call — September 15

JAMDA
September 1, 2016
JAMDA
September 1, 2016
JAMDA
September 1, 2016
JAMDA
September 1, 2016
JAMDA
September 1, 2016

Diabetes mellitus is associated with premature aging, and chronic diabetes is associated with significant physical and cognitive complications. We aimed to examine frailty and sarcopenia rates and 6-month health outcomes in a clinic-based sample of patients with diabetes.

JAMDA
September 1, 2016

The Timed Up and Go (TUG), one of the most widely used tests of mobility, has been validated and associated with adverse outcomes in the community, acute care, and nursing home setting. It is composed of several distinct subtasks; however, the temporal relationship when transitioning between subtasks has not been well-studied. We tested the hypothesis that longer transition durations between the final turn to the sitting subtasks are associated with worse motor and cognitive performance in older adults.