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  1. Previous studies have suggested an association between sleep disturbance and frailty. The mechanism is unknown, although it has been suggested that hormonal factors may play a role.

    Authors: Seema D. Sharma, Michael J. Cook, Leen Antonio, Evelien Gielen, Gyorgy Bartfai, Felipe F. Casanueva, Ilpo T. Huhtaniemi, Mario Maggi, Margus Punab, Giulia Rastrelli, Jolanta Slowikowska-Hilczer, Jos Tournoy, Dirk Vanderschueren, Frederick C. Wu and Terence W. O’Neill
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:813
  2. Studies on informal caregivers in Japan have been limited to family caregivers and largely conducted where family caregivers generally gather. Family caregivers who do not visit such places or non-family careg...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Okamura, Chiaki Ura, Yukiko Kugimiya, Mutsuko Okamura, Masako Yamamura, Hidemi Okado, Mayumi Kaneko, Mari Yamashita and Tomoko Wakui
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:812
  3. Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly Residents (EDDIE +) is a multi-modal intervention focused on empowering nursing and personal care workers to identify and proactively manage deterioration of residen...

    Authors: Michelle J. Allen, Hannah E. Carter, Elizabeth Cyarto, Claudia Meyer, Trudy Dwyer, Florin Oprescu, Christopher Aitken, Alison Farrington, Carla Shield, Jeffrey Rowland, Xing J. Lee, Nicholas Graves, Lynne Parkinson and Gillian Harvey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:811
  4. The need to improve the acute care pathway to meet the care needs of older people living with frailty is a strategic priority for many healthcare systems. The optimal care model for this patient group is unclear.

    Authors: Thomas Knight, Vicky Kamwa, Catherine Atkin, Catherine Green, Janahan Ragunathan, Daniel Lasserson and Elizabeth Sapey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:809
  5. Kinship care represents the most prevalent form of foster care in Poland. Most commonly, the role of kinship carers is taken on by grandparents, who may struggle with various problems, needs and deficits in th...

    Authors: Marta Giezek, Anna Wojtkowska, Paulina Zabielska and Beata Karakiewicz
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:808
  6. Behavioral symptoms are commonly observed in the course of dementia. This study aimed to assess the association of the diagnosis of a cluster of behavioral symptoms (e.g., agitation, aggression, psychotic symp...

    Authors: Rezaul Karim Khandker, Farid Chekani, Kirti Mirchandani and Niranjan Kathe
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:807
  7. Few studies in Latin America have examined the association between cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive impairment (CI) in a nationally representative sample. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the p...

    Authors: Josivaldo Souza-Lima, Sandra Mahecha Matsudo, Pedro Valdivia-Moral, Waldo Pérez, Clemens Drenowatz, Jorge Sapunar Zenteno and Gerson Ferrari
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:806
  8. A novel model of resilience was tested in caregivers of people with mild-to-moderate dementia and was extended to explore whether including self-efficacy, optimism, and self-esteem improved its predictive value.

    Authors: Anthony Martyr, Jennifer M. Rusted, Catherine Quinn, Laura D. Gamble, Rachel Collins, Robin G. Morris and Linda Clare
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:804
  9. Worldwide, there is a large and growing group of older adults. Frailty is known as an important discriminatory factor for poor outcomes. The Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) has become a frequently used frailty in...

    Authors: Henrik Olsson, Kristina Åhlund, Joakim Alfredsson, David Andersson, Anne-Marie Boström, Susanne Guidetti, Mattias Prytz and Niklas Ekerstad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:803
  10. We explored the relationships between sarcopenia (SP), osteoporosis (OP), obesity (OB), (alone and in combination) with physical frailty (PF) in a multi-ethnic, population-based study of Asians aged ≥ 60 years.

    Authors: Matthew Wong Yu Heng, Aurora W. D. Chan, Ryan E. K. Man, Eva K. Fenwick, Samuel T. H. Chew, Laura Tay, Ng Yee Sien, David Ng, Frederick H. Koh, Eu-Leong Yong, Preeti Gupta and Ecosse L. Lamoureux
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:802
  11. Aging is associated with many personal, social, and environmental challenges that increase the risk of loneliness. Loneliness is a painful emotional experience associated with a perceived lack of connection an...

    Authors: Ljiljana Majnarić Trtica, Mile Volarić, Tomislav Kurevija, Silvio Mihaljević, Zdravka Krivdić Dupan and Thomas Wittlinger
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:801
  12. Studies on care networks of home-dwelling older adults often focus on network composition. However, looking at network mechanisms (negotiation, navigation and contagion) can be helpful to improve the support g...

    Authors: Wendy Kemper-Koebrugge, Marian Adriaansen, Miranda Laurant and Michel Wensing
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:800
  13. The Exercise Right for Active Ageing (ERAA) program was established to improve access to exercise classes for community-dwelling older Australians. The aims of this study were to determine whether older adults...

    Authors: Christina Ekegren, Helen Skouteris, Darshini Ayton and Sze-Ee Soh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:799
  14. Internationally, prolonged length of stay for older adults in the emergency department (ED) is associated with increased risk of in-hospital adverse events. In Sweden patients 65 years and older account for 35...

    Authors: Ann-Sofie Källberg, Lena M Berg, Sara Skogli, Charlotte Bjurbo, Åsa Muntlin and Anna Ehrenberg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:798
  15. This study, based on the China Hainan Centenarians Cohort Study (CHCCS), aims to comprehensively describe the characteristic of daytime, night and total sleep duration, sleep quality and different sleep mode o...

    Authors: Shanshan Yang, Shengshu Wang, Guangdong Liu, Rongrong Li, Xuehang Li, Shimin Chen, Yali Zhao, Miao Liu, Yunxi Liu and Yao He
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:796
  16. A supportive home environment is critical to the safety and quality of life of older adults. Home modification is an effective way to build a supportive home environment for older adults’ aging in place. Howev...

    Authors: Jiajing Li, Bei Wu and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:795
  17. Today, public health research on later life, including the literature on aging with multiple sclerosis, is often centered on aging as a biological phenomenon. By applying a participatory narrative approach, th...

    Authors: Sofie Olsgaard Bergien, Lasse Skovgaard and Maria Kristiansen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:794
  18. This study examined how living alone and loneliness associate with all-cause mortality in older men and women.

    Authors: Masuma Novak, Margda Waern, Lena Johansson, Anna Zettergren, Lina Ryden, Hanna Wetterberg, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg, Pia Gudmundsson and Ingmar Skoog
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:793
  19. To develop and validate a prediction tool, or nomogram, for the risk of a decline in cognitive performance based on the interRAI Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS).

    Authors: Dawn M. Guthrie, Nicole Williams, Hannah M. O’Rourke, Joseph B. Orange, Natalie Phillips, M. Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, Marie Y. Savundranayagam and Rinku Sutradhar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:792
  20. Sleep quality is one of the most important factors to improve the quality of life in older adults and physical and mental health plays an essential role in better sleep quality. This study aimed to determine t...

    Authors: Zahra Salehi, Hajar Pasha, Seyed Reza Hosseini, Farzan Kheirkhah and Ali Bijani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:791
  21. Diabetes has become a prominent global public health problem, which is an important cause of death, disease burden, and medical and health economic burden.

    Authors: Lanlan Zhao, Fuqin Xu, Xin Zheng, Ziwen Xu, Benjamin Osten, Kai Ji, Shuo Ding, Guoqing Liu, Shufan Yang and Ren Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:790
  22. The prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes is increasing. Hypertension and diabetes are common complications. Additionally, obesity and hypertension–diabetes comorbidity (HDC) are both closely relate...

    Authors: Haojie Li, Zhan Shi, Xuejiao Chen, Junjie Wang, Jiacheng Ding, Shuoji Geng, Xinyuan Sheng and Songhe Shi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:789
  23. Frail older patients are at risk for many complications when admitted to the hospital. Multidisciplinary regional transmural agreements (RTA) in which guidelines were set concerning the information transfer of...

    Authors: G. Fritsche, N. Schoonenboom, H. Van der Kroon, CE. Douma, J. Van der Dussen, MNE. Verlaan, B. Cloosterman, M. Heems, A. Nepal, E. J. Toor, A. de Rooij, KJ. van Stralen and JA. Lucke
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:787
  24. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) are among the most feared age-related conditions. The aim of this study was to evaluate a brief psychological intervention to promote adaptive coping in older a...

    Authors: Francesca R Farina, John Regan, Melissa Marquez, Hosanna An, Patricia O’Loughlin, Pavithra Pavithra, Michelle Taddeo, Rachel C Knight, Marc Bennett, Bert Lenaert and James W Griffith
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:786
  25. Physical activity is known to help prevent physical frailty, but it is not clear which physical activities practiced alone or in combination are most closely associated with a lower risk of physical frailty. W...

    Authors: Tsubasa Yokote, Harukaze Yatsugi, Tianshu Chu, Xin Liu and Hiro Kishimoto
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:785
  26. Healthy and sustainable food environments are urgently needed, also in nursing and residential care homes. Malnutrition in care homes is becoming an increasing problem as populations worldwide are ageing and m...

    Authors: Femke A. Hoefnagels, Olga N. Patijn, Marieke J. G. Meeusen and Marieke C. E. Battjes-Fries
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:784
  27. The Emergency unit of the hospital (Department) (ED) is the fastest and most common way for most French general practitioners (GPs) to respond to the complexity of managing older adults patients with multiple ...

    Authors: Luc Goethals, Nathalie Barth, Laure Martinez, Noémie Lacour, Magali Tardy, Jérôme Bohatier, Marc Bonnefoy, Cédric Annweiler, Caroline Dupre, Bienvenu Bongue and Thomas Celarier
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:783
  28. Phenotypic age acceleration, which reflects the difference between phenotypic age and chronological age, is an assessment to measure accelerated aging. Klotho is a protein related to slower aging, but its asso...

    Authors: Heng Li, Shuai Miao, Min Zhang, Peng Zhang, Yan-Bin Li and Rui-Sheng Duan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:780
  29. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased internet use by older age groups to an unprecedented level in Hungary mirroring the general tendency in the total population. Nevertheless, international trends indicate tha...

    Authors: Zsuzsa Győrffy, Julianna Boros, Bence Döbrössy and Edmond Girasek
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:779
  30. A tap test is established as an evaluation method to indicate shunt surgery for hydrocephalus, especially idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). The timing of gait assessment after the test is still ...

    Authors: Ryo Oike, Yasuaki Inoue, Yoshiaki Ota and Takatoshi Sorimachi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:776
  31. Cancer is the disease of the ageing. Most of the elderly cancer patients have pre-existing illnesses requiring complexity of medical care. Excessive medications would lead not only futility, but also result in...

    Authors: Chanyoot Bandidwattanawong, Pat Rattanaserikulchai and Nontakorn Jetsadavanit
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:775
  32. The association between body mass index (BMI) and dementia risk differs depending on follow-up time and age at BMI measurement. The relationship between BMI trajectories in late-middle age (50–65 years old) an...

    Authors: Zijian Qin, Zheran Liu, Ruidan Li, Yaxin Luo, Zhigong Wei, Ling He, Yiyan Pei, Yonglin Su, Xiaolin Hu and Xingchen Peng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:773
  33. Many older adults live with the combination of multiple long-term conditions (MLTC) and frailty and are at increased risk of a deterioration in health requiring interaction with healthcare services. Low skelet...

    Authors: Christopher Hurst, Lorelle Dismore, Antoneta Granic, Ellen Tullo, Jane M. Noble, Susan J. Hillman, Miles D. Witham, Avan A. Sayer, Richard M. Dodds and Sian M. Robinson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:772
  34. Degenerative spinal diseases are common in older adults with concurrent frailty. Preoperative frailty is a strong predictor of adverse clinical outcomes after surgery. This study aimed to investigate the assoc...

    Authors: Wonhee Baek, Sun-Young Park and Yoonjoo Kim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:771
  35. The FRAIL scale for evaluating frailty consists of five items: fatigue, resistance, aerobic, illness, and loss of weight. However, it is difficult to obtain a specific weight loss value. Since the Timed Up and...

    Authors: Lining Xu, Weiyu Wang, Yingying Xu and Bo Yang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:770
  36. Sarcopenia is defined as the disease of muscle loss and dysfunction. The prevalence of sarcopenia is strongly age-dependent. It could bring about disability, hospitalization, and mortality. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Chi-Jen Lo, Chih-Ming Lin, Chun-Ming Fan, Hsiang-Yu Tang, Han-Fang Liu, Hung-Yao Ho and Mei-Ling Cheng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:769
  37. As emergency department (ED) leaders started integrating geriatric emergency guidelines on a facultative basis, important variations have emerged between EDs in care for older patients. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Pieter Heeren, Farah Islam, Didier Desruelles, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe and Koen Milisen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:768
  38. Delirium is a prevalent neuropsychiatric medical phenomenon that causes serious emergency outcomes, including mortality and morbidity. It also increases the suffering and the economic burden for families and c...

    Authors: Md Parvez Mosharaf, Khorshed Alam, Jeff Gow and Rashidul Alam Mahumud
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:767
  39. Urinary incontinence (UI) is prevalent in more than half of residents of nursing and residential care homes and can have a detrimental impact on dignity and quality of life. Care homes predominantly use absorb...

    Authors: Linda Fenocchi, Helen Mason, Lisa Macaulay, Catriona O’Dolan, Shaun Treweek and Joanne Booth
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:766
  40. Older patients with diabetes mellitus are more susceptible to frailty. Although some imaging markers of appendicular skeletal muscle mass obtained using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry or computed tomography ...

    Authors: Motoya Sato, Yoshiaki Tamura, Yuji Murao, Fumino Yorikawa, Yuu Katsumata, So Watanabe, Shugo Zen, Remi Kodera, Kazuhito Oba, Kenji Toyoshima, Yuko Chiba and Atsushi Araki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:765
  41. Aesthetics of everyday life are associated with the physical, mental, and social health of older adults, leading them to experience a successful old age. This study aimed to examine the aesthetics of everyday ...

    Authors: Nafise Zamani, Fatemeh Sadat Izadi-Avanji, Azade Safa, Ismail Azizi-Fini and Esmaeil Mohammadnejad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:764

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