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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2022) 68 (10): 1166–1173.
Published Online: 28 March 2022
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Health expectancy Life expectancy Disability Japan The concept of healthy aging, first proposed by the World...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2022) 68 (5): 509–517.
Published Online: 18 August 2021
.... Nonattendance Disability Outpatient appointment nonattendance (NA) is a term used to describe a patient missing a medical visit without prior notice [1]. It represents a major public health problem that jeopardizes health systems and resources, increasing the risk of unfavorable health-related outcomes...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2022) 68 (6): 625–634.
Published Online: 14 July 2021
... below the cutoff point maintain an independent living. We aimed to identify specific predictors of disability development in older adults with slow walking speeds in contrast to those with a normal walking speed. Methods: This prospective cohort study on 11,987 community-dwelling independent Japanese...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2021) 67 (3): 267–275.
Published Online: 08 June 2021
... or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2021 Older Hospitalized patients Intrinsic capacity Disability...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2018) 64 (3): 212–221.
Published Online: 13 December 2017
... Disability Middle age Physical performance Prevention Prognosis Successful aging The aging of western society has led to increased attention for healthy aging and preventing age-related diseases and decline in functioning [ 1 ]. Functional decline is characterized by an increased inability...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2016) 62 (6): 636–643.
Published Online: 18 August 2016
... who developed disabilities were more likely to be older, women, and overweight and have a slower walking speed, lower scores for the Mini-Mental State Examination, higher Geriatric Depression Scale scores, and lower levels of instrumental and social activity relative to those who remained independent...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2011) 57 (3): 276–286.
Published Online: 29 October 2010
... experience with falls. Maintaining or improving balance confidence is important to avoid unnecessary, self-imposed restrictions of activity and subsequent disability. Holding another person’s hand or using an assistive device while walking are simple interventions that are used naturally to address poor...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2011) 57 (2): 180–189.
Published Online: 28 April 2010
...Natalie Chan; Kaarin J. Anstey; Tim D. Windsor; Mary A. Luszcz Background: Despite the increasing utilization of formal services by older adults in many nations, there is a paucity of research that has examined the relationships between disability, formal support and depressive symptoms in later...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1990) 36 (4): 230–245.
Published Online: 08 April 2009
...C.J. Bulpitt; A.S. Benos; C.G. Nicholl; A.E. Fletcher This article reviews the history of screening in the elderly, the conditions that should be considered, whether or not screening in the elderly is of benefit, whether we should look for disability or diseases and where screening should take...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (2): 153–161.
Published Online: 20 August 2008
...Florence J. Dallo; Soham Al Snih; Kristine J. Ajrouch Background: Although the prevalence of disability for various racial and ethnic groups has been documented, little attention has been paid to Arab Americans in the United States. Objectives: We estimated the age- and sex-adjusted prevalence...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2008) 54 (2): 79–86.
Published Online: 30 January 2008
...Susan E. Hardy; Heather G. Allore; Zhenchao Guo; Thomas M. Gill Background: Women live longer but experience greater disability than men. The reasons for this gender difference in disability are not well understood. Objective: Our objectives were to determine if the higher prevalence of disability...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2005) 51 (5): 334–339.
Published Online: 24 August 2005
...Kee-Lee Chou; Iris Chi Objective: To investigate the associations between diabetes and disability in three domains and to determine whether the associations are mediated by diabetes-related complications. Design and Methods: A random representative sample of 2,003 non-institutionalized older Hong...