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Geeske Peeters, Almar Kok, Simone R. de Bruin, Crétien van Campen, Maud Graff, Minke Nieuwboer, Martijn Huisman, Barbara van Munster, Eddy A. van der Zee, Martien J. Kas, Marieke Perry, Debby L. Gerritsen, Elisabeth Vreede-Chabot, Anne-Mei The, Hein van Hout, Franka C. Bakker, Wilco P. Achterberg, Jenny T. van der Steen, Carolien Smits, René Melis, Marcel Olde Rikkert
Gerontology (2023) 69 (7): 866–874.
Published Online: 04 July 2023
.... 2023 Resilience Cognition Dementia Old age Socio-ecological system The concept of resilience is being used increasingly in research on ageing [ 1 ]. This aligns with the urge of older persons for a shift from a focus on frailty, which they generally perceive as stigmatising...
Chikako Iwai, Taisuke Jo, Takaaki Konishi, Ryosuke Kumazawa, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideo Yasunaga
Gerontology (2023) 69 (5): 561–570.
Published Online: 09 May 2023
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2022 Old age Chemotherapy Direct oral anticoagulants Venous thromboembolism Warfarin Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a life-threatening complication and the second leading cause of death in cancer patients [ 1 ]. Cancer...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (5): 451–457.
Published Online: 29 August 2019
... with opposing conclusions. One group of researchers believes that mortality stops growing with age at extreme old ages, and that hence there is no fixed limit to the human life span. Other studies found that mortality continues to grow with age up to extreme old ages. Our study suggests a possible solution...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (3): 313–322.
Published Online: 11 January 2019
... in all socioeconomic groups, but at different rates. Overall, the patterns of socioeconomic inequality in health over the life course tend to show larger relative inequalities in young adulthood and adulthood; in contrast, absolute inequalities tend to be largest in old age [ 5-7 ]. However, findings...
Gerontology (2018) 64 (3): 257–265.
Published Online: 19 January 2018
.... Prospective memory Strategy-based training Rehearsal Imagery Old age Prospective memory (PM) is defined as remembering to carry out an intended action at an appropriate time in the future [ 1 ], either after a certain amount of time has elapsed ( time-based PM ) or in reaction to external cues...
Jeanine M. Van Ancum, Kira Scheerman, Vincent D. Pierik, Siger T. Numans, Sjors Verlaan, Hanne E. Smeenk, Monique Slee-Valentijn, Roeliene C. Kruizinga, Carel G.M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier
Gerontology (2017) 63 (6): 507–514.
Published Online: 18 August 2017
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Old age Geriatric medicine Muscle Muscle strength Risk factors Age-related changes Low muscle strength and muscle mass are highly prevalent in older patients at time of admission [ 1,2 ] and are associated with dependency...
Eva Billstedt, Margda Waern, Hanna Falk, Paul Duberstein, Svante Östling, Tore Hällström, Ingmar Skoog
Gerontology (2016) 63 (1): 45–54.
Published Online: 31 August 2016
... advertised 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. Old age Cesarec-Marke Personality...
Gerontology (2015) 62 (1): 81–85.
Published Online: 14 October 2015
... to in the content or advertisements. Old age Stereotype threat Hearing loss Hearing impairment Ageism National Institutes of Health (NIH) 10.13039/100000002 Hearing loss affects 48.1 million Americans, and its prevalence increases with age. For example, whereas 12.9% of people...
Gerontology (2015) 61 (5): 469–476.
Published Online: 30 January 2015
...Jochen P. Ziegelmann; Nina Knoll The study of health behaviors and fostering health-behavior change is an important endeavor even in old age. The aim of this viewpoint article is threefold. First, we use a broad perspective for the definition of health behaviors to capture all relevant aspects...
Gerontology (2013) 59 (4): 378–384.
Published Online: 16 April 2013
.... Social contacts Technology Loneliness Old age Older people Social media Online social networks Online communities Maintaining meaningful social relationships is widely regarded as one of the key elements of aging well. Geographical distance to kin, impaired mobility or time-consuming...
Gerontology (2012) 59 (1): 53–63.
Published Online: 04 September 2012
...Christine Sutter; Jacqueline Zöllig; Mike Martin Background: There is evidence for specific age-related deficits in tasks of verbal fluency. Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate training and transfer effects after 3 weeks of telephone-based verbal fluency training in old age...
Gerontology (2011) 58 (1): 70–78.
Published Online: 24 August 2011
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Autism Asperger syndrome Pervasive developmental disorders Adults Aging Old age Behavioural Science Section / Mini-Review Gerontology 2012;58:70 78 DOI: 10.1159/000329720 Received: October 29, 2010 Accepted: May 25, 2011...
Gerontology (2009) 55 (5): 517–522.
Published Online: 14 August 2009
... 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. Anesthesia Elderly Morbidity Mortality Old age Surgery Clinical...
Gerontology (1990) 36 (Suppl. 2): 3–7.
Published Online: 08 April 2009
...J.C. Brocklehurst Since urinary incontinence is one of the major presenting symptoms of illness in old age, all those who deal with this professionally should have a clear plan in mind as to how to proceed with diagnosis and management. Such a plan is outlined here based first of all on history...
Gerontology (1990) 36 (Suppl. 2): 8–18.
Published Online: 08 April 2009
... to in the content or advertisements. Incontinence Old age Elderly Urodynamic Urine Gerontology 1990;36(suppl 2):8-18 © 1990 K argcr A G . Basel 0304-324X/9(I/036H-4MH18 $ 2.75/0 Noninvasive Diagnosis of the Patient with Complex Incontinence N. M. Resnick Division of Geriatrics. Brigham and Women's...
Gerontology (1982) 28 (Suppl. 1): 116–122.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... behavioral errors. The following factors are especially important for the compliance problem in old age: (a) reduced memory capacity, increased forgetfulness; (b) lack of assistance by family members when living single; (c) impaired doctor-patient relationship (semantic problems, intellectual capacity...
Gerontology (1982) 28 (Suppl. 1): 123–130.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... to communicate aim and medication to patient: prescribe minimal number of drugs and tablets, ask for medicine prescribed by other physicians, and plan drug holidays! (5) Accept noncompliance as feedback to improve your therapeutic goal! Drugs Old age Prescription Pharmacokinetics Communication...
Gerontology (2008) 54 (4): 224–231.
Published Online: 16 May 2008
..., 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. Urinary incontinence Bladder training Kegel exercises Old age Clinical...
Gerontology (2002) 48 (3): 121–127.
Published Online: 15 April 2002
...J. Zeeh; D. Platt Background/Objective: Numerous age-related changes in hepatic structure and function have been described, although liver function seems to be quite well maintained in old age. Few consistent and reproducible observations and a lack of correlation between structural and functional...