Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics

Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics

Motives to practice exercise in old age and successful aging: A latent class analysis

Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: July–August 2018 DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.04.003 Autores: Melchor Gutiérrez, Pablo Calatayud, José-Manuel Tomás Background: The aim was to classify motives for exercising trying to find sets...

The role of geriatrician-hospitalists in the care of older adults: A retrospective cohort study

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: July–August 2018 DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.03.006 Autores: Liron Sinvani, Maria Carney, Andrzej Kozikowski, Christopher Smilios, Renee Pekmezaris... Background: Medicare patients account for over 50% of hospital days...

Continuously declining incidence of hip fracture in Finland Analysis of nationwide database in 1970–2016

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: July–August 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.04.008 Autores: Pekka Kannus | Seppo Niemi | Jari Parkkari | Harri Sievänen Background: We determined the current trend...

Age-related changes in the range and velocity of postural sway

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: July–August 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.04.007 Autores: Danuta Roman-Liu Background: The aim of this analysis was to compare values of centre of pressure (CoP) measures, which...

Prescription of potentially inappropriate medications to older adults. A nationwide survey at dispensing pharmacies...

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: Abril 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.12.010 Autores: YusukeSuzuki, MikioSakakibara, NariakiShiraishi, TakashisaHirose, MasahiroAkishita, MasafumiKuzuya Background: Objectives: Prescriptions to older adults were surveyed to elucidate factors associated with potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs)...

The effects of plantar perception training on balance and falls efficacy of the elderly...

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: April 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.03.014 Autores: Jin-HyuckPark Background: The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of plantar perception training using a...

Periodontal disease severity in subjects with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: 27 February 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.02.016 Autores: David Jonathan R. Gusmana, João M. Mello-Neto, Breno Edson S. Alvesa, Henrique R.Matheusa, Edilson Ervolino,...

Physiological and psychosocial factors in spiritual needs attainment for community-dwelling older adults

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: 31 January 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.01.007 Autores: Jennifer A.Palmer, Elizabeth P.Howard, Margaret Bryan, Susan L.Mitchell Background: Spiritual well-being enhances older persons’ health status. Factors that optimize their spiritual...

Association of nutrition and immune-endocrine dysfunction with muscle mass and performance in cognitively impaired...

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: 16 November 2017 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.11.008 Autores: L.Tay, B.P.Leung, S.Wee, K.S.Tay, N.Ali, M.Chan, W.S.Lim. Background: With lean mass declining early in Alzheimer’s disease, muscle quality beyond quantity is relevant to...

Humor doesn’t retire: Improvisation as a health-promoting intervention for older adults

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: 28 October 2017 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.10.013 Autores: Lucy A.Morsea, Linda Xionga, Vanessa Ramirez-Zohfelda, Anne Seltzera, Becca Barishb, Lee A.Lindquista Background: As our population ages...

Cognitive trajectories in relation to hospitalization among older Swedish adults

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: January 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.09.002 Autores: Jenny Hallgren, Eleonor I.Fransson, Chandra A.Reynolds, Deborah Finkel, Nancy  L.Pedersen, Anna K.Dahl Aslan Background: Research indicate that cognitive impairment might be related to hospitalization, but little is known...

Prevalence and predictors of potentially inappropriate prescribing of central nervous system and psychotropic drugs...

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Fecha de publicación: January 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.08.013 Autores: Hyeonseok Cho, Junjeong Choi, Young-Sang Kim, Sang Joon Son, Kang Soo Lee, Hee-JinHwang, Hye-Young Kang Background: To investigate the...