Just say know: an examination of substance use disorders among older adults in gerontological and substance abuse journals.

Just say know: an examination of substance use disorders among older adults in gerontological and substance abuse journals.

This article examines the extent to which research of alcohol abuse, illicit drug use, and prescription drug abuse among older adults seem in the main gerontological and substance abuse journals. The authors reviewed articles printed in the 10 social science gerontological journals and the 10 social science substance abuse journals with the best 5-year influence …

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Translational Geroscience: From invertebrate models to companion animal and human interventions.

Translational Geroscience: From invertebrate models to companion animal and human interventions.

Translational geroscience is an interdisciplinary area descended from primary gerontology that seeks to determine, validate, and clinically apply interventions to maximize wholesome, disease-free lifespan. In this overview, we describe a analysis pipeline for the identification and validation of lifespan extending interventions. Beginning in invertebrate mannequin programs, interventions are found and then characterised utilizing different invertebrate mannequin programs …

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Assessment of Person-Centered Care in Gerontology Services: A new tool for healthcare professionals.

Assessment of Person-Centered Care in Gerontology Services: A new tool for healthcare professionals.

Background/Objective: Retirement properties and different gerontology companies are regularly criticized resulting from their lack of flexibility and tailor-made consideration, resulting in homogeneous remedy which compromises sufferers’ management of their lives. This examine goals to develop and validate the primary Spanish instrument for healthcare professionals to evaluate the diploma of person-centered consideration delivered by senior care …

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Differences in the effect of exercise interventions between prefrail older adults and older adults without frailty: A pilot study

Differences in the effect of exercise interventions between prefrail older adults and older adults without frailty: A pilot study

OBJECTIVEWe aimed to make clear whether or not there are variations in the effect of exercise interventions between prefrail older adults and older adults without frailty.METHODSThe contributors had been community-dwelling older adults (imply age 75.1 ± 5.1 years). The contributors had been instructed to make use of a coaching methodology at dwelling to forestall frailty. …

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Postural sway normative data across the adult lifespan: Results from 6280 individuals on the Balance Tracking System balance test

Postural sway normative data across the adult lifespan: Results from 6280 individuals on the Balance Tracking System balance test

Postural sway measured utilizing pressure plate expertise is a identified threat issue for falls in older adults, however is presently underutilized as a consequence of the excessive value and lack of portability points related to most pressure plate programs. The Balance Tracking System (BTrackS) is a brand new pressure plate that alleviates these obstacles and …

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Transitional status and modifiable risk of frailty in Japanese older adults: A prospective cohort study

Transitional status and modifiable risk of frailty in Japanese older adults: A prospective cohort study

OBJECTIVE The function of the current study was to establish risk components for bodily frailty and to know the transitional status of frailty.METHODSThe contributors have been 4676 older adults in the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology – Study of Geriatric Syndromes. Physical frailty status was categorised as strong, pre-frail and frail at baseline and 4-year observe …

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Impact of loss of independence in basic activities of daily living on caregiver burden in patients with Alzheimer's disease: A retrospective cohort study

Impact of loss of independence in basic activities of daily living on caregiver burden in patients with Alzheimer’s disease: A retrospective cohort study

To examine the affiliation between decline of basic activities of daily living (ADL) in every dimension and alter in caregiver burden in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s illness. This retrospective study included 117 outpatients with Alzheimer’s illness who offered to the Memory Clinic on the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology in Japan between September 2010 and April 2014 …

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Psychological aspects of geriatric dentistry

Psychological aspects of geriatric dentistry

The goal of geriatry and gerontology is not to prolong life at all cost but to make this last lap in life bearable. The dentist is often confronted with geriatric realities. The ideas on the psychology of the third age have considerably evoluated within the last ten years and more specific methods have been applied to study old age. …

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Does geriatric rehabilitation need a psychosocial foundation

Does geriatric rehabilitation need a psychosocial foundation

In view of the differentiality and multidimensionality of ageing, particularly with regard to geriatric rehabilitation, a take a look at psycho-social and in addition the environmental context is indispensable. Above all there are psychological and social parts that disguise the bodily penalties of acute incidents and that result in a discount within the high quality …

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Psychological aspects of geriatric dentistry

Psychological aspects of geriatric dentistry

The aim of geriatry and gerontology is to not lengthen life in any respect value however to make this final lap in life bearable. The dentist is commonly confronted with geriatric realities. The concepts on the psychology of the third age have significantly evoluated inside the final ten years and extra particular strategies have been …

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