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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2022) 68 (5): 571–577.
Published Online: 13 April 2022
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Aging Elderly Frailty Prevention Suicide Advances in medicine and public health over the last century have paved the way for a drastic increase in life expectancy...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (2): 149–159.
Published Online: 12 September 2019
... factors and health are associated with a greater risk of elder abuse, our findings that trust within the community lessens the risk indicates the importance of social capital. This should be taken into consideration when developing population-based strategies to prevent elder abuse. chiekoga@chiba...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2018) 64 (3): 212–221.
Published Online: 13 December 2017
... targeted preventive interventions. Objective: The aim of this study is to identify and predict trajectories of functional decline over 9 years in males and females aged 60-70 years. Methods: We included 403 community-dwelling participants from the InCHIANTI study and 395 from the LASA study aged 60-70...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2018) 64 (2): 165–171.
Published Online: 25 October 2017
... that decline during aging, signs of cognitive dysfunction, screening methods, and preventive measures for age-related cognitive decline. Moreover, we discuss the drawbacks of using questionnaires as subjective measures of aging and propose the development of objective methods to distinguish normal cognitive...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2011) 57 (3): 265–275.
Published Online: 27 October 2010
... in relation to exercise protocols as this is where the current literature shows the most promising outcomes. Maximisation of the efficacy of preventative and treatment interventions which focus on both cognitive functioning and physical health should lead to improving and extending functional independence...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1995) 41 (1): 57–62.
Published Online: 14 April 2009
...Karen R. Soons; David N. Little; Jean Harvey The purpose of this study was to assess an elderly population’s (60–80 years old) attitudes toward health prevention and lifestyle change with a particular emphasis on cholesterol screening and management. A free cholesterol screen was offered...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1994) 40 (Suppl. 1): 5–9.
Published Online: 14 April 2009
... inflexible to change, and that treatment is unacceptably hazardous. There is considerable potential for prevention, improved detection and appropriate treatment. In addition, it is increasingly clear that treatment can improve prognosis. Prevention requires education, and a political agenda to address...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1984) 30 (5): 275–278.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... Prevention Gerontology 30: 275-278 (1984) © 1984 S. Kargcr AG, Basel 0304-324X/84/0305-0275$2.75/0 Aging and Infectious Diseases: State of the Art Thomas T. Yoshikawa Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Veterans Administration West Los Angeles Medical Center, and Department...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (5): 539–549.
Published Online: 04 April 2009
... an update of the physiopathology and clinical and biological characteristics of the frailty process and speculate on possible preventative approaches. 22 09 2008 20 02 2009 4 4 2009 © 2009 S. Karger AG, Basel 2009 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1977) 23 (1): 17–22.
Published Online: 03 April 2009
... is given to the role of arteriolar flow insufficiency and stress is laid on the long-standing capillaropathy which precedes the heamorrhagic phase of the disease. Basic therapeutic considerations are mentioned but stress is laid on the diagnosis of the pre-occlusive stage and on measures of a preventive...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2003) 49 (2): 93–116.
Published Online: 19 February 2003
.... To promote the highest quality of care and reduce variation in care, a practice guideline is needed. Summarization of evidence regarding falls may be useful to researchers in this field. Objectives: To provide evidence-based guidelines of assessment and treatment to prevent falls in older adults...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2003) 49 (2): 69–79.
Published Online: 19 February 2003
.... Then, the dependence index and the ensuing equivalence based on estimates for the first decades of 2000 will create more difficulties in retrieving the funds for social policies. However, stroke prevention is possible both through correct behavioural habits and pharmacological means. Besides the well-known preventive...
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