Domain-specific self-perceptions of aging are associated with different gait patterns in older adults: a cross-sectional latent profile analysis.

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Previous studies have pointed to the impact of self-perceptions of aging (SPA) on self-reported physical function in later life. However, less is known about associations of SPA with objectively measured […]

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‘One feels somewhere that one is insignificant in that system’ – older multimorbid patients’ between lifeworld and system in healthcare.

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When older multimorbid people are acutely hospitalized, continuity of care is a fundamental goal in the healthcare process. However, some acute hospitalized older multimorbid patients do not experience continuity of […]

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Clinical characteristics of 1544 Brazilians aged 60 years and over with laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2.

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Infection with the new coronavirus responsible for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) continues to spread worldwide. In Brazil, there are already more than 230 thousand dead, many of these older […]

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Perioperative cardiovascular outcomes among older adults undergoing in-hospital noncardiac surgery.

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Older adults undergoing noncardiac surgery have a high risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). This study aims to estimate the magnitude of increased perioperative risk, and examine national trends […]

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Decline in independence after three years and its association with dietary patterns and IADL-related factors in community-dwelling older people: an analysis by age stage and sex.

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Few studies have shown age stage and sex differences in the association among dietary patterns and various health factors related to disability in older people. This study aimed to reveal […]

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Association between health literacy, general psychological factors, and adherence to medical treatment among Danes aged 50-80 years.

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Understanding behavioral factors associated with low health literacy (HL) is relevant for health care providers to better support their patients’ health and adherence to preventive treatment. In this study, we […]

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Diversity of the gut-microbiome related to cognitive behavioral outcomes in healthy older adults.

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With the aging of the United States population, age-related cognitive disorders will be more prevalent and will negatively impact society. Differences in factors within and among individuals that influence cognitive […]

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Outcomes of post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities in Medicare beneficiaries with and without a diagnosis of dementia.

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More than 600,000 Medicare beneficiaries with a diagnosis of dementia are discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) after hospitalization annually. However, it is unclear how their risks and benefits of […]

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Telephone follow-up to reduce unplanned hospital returns for older emergency department patients: A randomized trial.

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Telephone follow-up calls could optimize the transition from the emergency department (ED) to home for older patients. However, the effects on hospital return rates are not clear. We investigated whether […]

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Global Single Clustering of Phenotype-Associated Human Aging Genes in the Co-Expression and Physical Interaction Networks: An OMIM-Based Investigative Review.

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While a large wealth of literature on aging pertains to in silico, experimental, and predicted genes, many of those genes do not have validated phenotypic consequences in human. Online Mendelian […]

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The (cost-)effectiveness of an implemented fall prevention intervention on falls and fall-related injuries among community-dwelling older adults with an increased risk of falls: protocol for the in balance randomized controlled trial.

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Falls and fall-related injuries among older adults are a serious threat to the quality of life and result in high healthcare and societal costs. Despite evidence that falls can be […]

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Effect of physical activity and exercise on telomere length: Systematic review with meta-analysis.

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To compare a physically active lifestyle or structured exercise program to physically inactive lifestyle or control groups on telomere length (TL).We searched PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Open Gray databases […]

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Sleep duration, vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality among older adults in China: a 6-year prospective study.

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Sleep duration and vegetable consumption are associated with mortality at old age (termed as sleep-mortality linkage and vegetable-mortality linkage, respectively). Yet, little is known about the interplay of sleep duration […]

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The rising tide of dementia deaths: triangulation of data from three routine data sources using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

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Dementia is currently the leading certified underlying cause of death in England. We assess how dementia recording on Office for National Statistics death certificates (ONS) corresponded to recording in general […]

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Trends in functional disability and cognitive impairment among the older adult in China up to 2060: estimates from a dynamic multi-state population model.

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Available evidence suggests that cognitive impairment (CI), which leads to deficits in episodic memory, executive functions, visual attention, and language, is associated with difficulties in the capacity to perform activities […]

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