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Miki Ishii, Kazuharu Nakagawa, Kanako Yoshimi, Takuma Okumura, Shohei Hasegawa, Kohei Yamaguchi, Ayako Nakane, Tomoe Tamai, Yuki Nagasawa, Akira Yoshizawa, Haruka Tohara
Gerontology (2022) 68 (6): 673–681.
Published Online: 28 September 2021
...Miki Ishii; Kazuharu Nakagawa; Kanako Yoshimi; Takuma Okumura; Shohei Hasegawa; Kohei Yamaguchi; Ayako Nakane; Tomoe Tamai; Yuki Nagasawa; Akira Yoshizawa; Haruka Tohara Introduction: The aim of this study was to clarify the relationship among swallowing function, activity, and quality of life (QOL...
Antoine Gbessemehlan, Arlette Edjolo, Catherine Helmer, Cécile Delcourt, Pascal Mbelesso, Bébène Ndamba-Bandzouzi, Harielle Samba, Gilles Kehoua, Jean-François Dartigues, Dismand Houinato, Pierre-Marie Preux, Maëlenn Guerchet
Gerontology (2022) 68 (4): 387–396.
Published Online: 27 July 2021
... impairment (VI) and its adverse health outcomes. In this study, we examined separately the association between VI and each adverse health conditions (cognitive disorders, vision-related quality of life [VRQoL], and daily functioning interference [DFI]) among Congolese older people. We also explored whether...
Sandra Arco, Esther Saldaña, Mateu Serra-Prat, Elisabet Palomera, Yolanda Ribas, Sergi Font, Pere Clavé, Lluís Mundet
Gerontology (2022) 68 (4): 397–406.
Published Online: 15 July 2021
... FC prevalence, clinical symptoms and subtypes, association with frailty, and impact on quality of life (QoL) in older people. Methods: This epidemiological study included 384 individuals aged over 70 years recruited from the community, a hospital, and a nursing home and stratified into robust, pre...
Jenna Littlejohn, Michael Bowen, Fofi Constantinidou, Piers Dawes, Christine Dickinson, Patricia Heyn, Emma Hooper, Tammy Hopper, Isabel Hubbard, Donna Langenbahn, Carrie L. Nieman, Manoj Rajagopal, Chryssoula Thodi, Barbara Weinstein, Walter Wittich, Iracema Leroi
Gerontology (2022) 68 (2): 121–135.
Published Online: 04 June 2021
... impairment Practice recommendations Quality of life Visual impairment Hearing and vision impairments increase in prevalence with increasing age and are among the most common comorbid conditions in people living with dementia (PwD) and other age-related cognitive impairment [ 1 ]. The added burden...
Gerontology (2020) 66 (4): 309–314.
Published Online: 26 February 2020
...-related changes Aging Exponential aging Healthy aging Lifestyle Linear aging Longevity Quality of life The dream of life eternal is one that has beguiled humanity since antiquity. Thanks to advances in medicine and science, for the first time in history, we may seemingly grasp...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (4): 375–382.
Published Online: 13 February 2019
...Martin Niedermeier; Simone Herzog; Prisca Kopp-Wilfling; Martin Burtscher; Martin Kopp Increasing evidence suggests positive associations between physical activity, social support, and quality of life in later life. However, the role of physical activity and social support in the influence...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (2): 120–127.
Published Online: 26 October 2018
... and England Activities of Daily Living (SE-ADL) scale, Euro-Quality of Life-5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) questionnaire, the Berg Balance Scale (BBS), the Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest), the Tinetti Assessment Tool (TAT), the Dynamic Gait Index, the 6-min walk test (6MWT), and standing posturography...
Belen Corbacho, Sarah Cockayne, Caroline Fairhurst, Catherine E. Hewitt, Kate Hicks, Anne-Maree Kenan, Sarah E. Lamb, Caroline MacIntosh, Hylton B. Menz, Anthony C. Redmond, Sara Rodgers, Arabella Scantlebury, Judith Watson, David J. Torgerson, on behalf of the REFORM study
Gerontology (2018) 64 (5): 503–512.
Published Online: 26 June 2018
..., or usual podiatry treatment plus a falls prevention leaflet ( n = 517). Primary outcome: incidence of falls per participant in the 12 months following randomisation. Secondary outcomes: proportion of fallers and quality of life (EQ-5D-3L) which was converted into quality-adjusted life years (QALYs...
Gerontology (2017) 63 (5): 401–410.
Published Online: 21 April 2017
... with respect to death, functional impairment, and poor quality of life in older people. Methods: For 4,368 respondents aged 65-89 years from wave 2 of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, confirmatory factor analysis is performed for these 2 physical frailty specifications to obtain unique factor scores...
Gerontology (2016) 63 (1): 13–19.
Published Online: 01 January 2017
...(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. 2016 Healthy aging Quality of life Nutrition Diet Exercise Environment Longevity NIH According...
Gerontology (2016) 62 (4): 401–408.
Published Online: 19 December 2015
...Radhika Patil; Saija Karinkanta; Kari Tokola; Pekka Kannus; Harri Sievänen; Kirsti Uusi-Rasi Background: Evidence for the effects of exercise and vitamin D supplementation on quality of life (QoL), fear of falling (FoF) and mental wellbeing in older adults is conflicting. Objective: To study...
Gerontology (2016) 62 (2): 200–209.
Published Online: 18 September 2015
...(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. Cognition Quality of life Insects Animal-assisted therapy Aged population Depression The elderly population...
Gerontology (2014) 60 (5): 466–474.
Published Online: 11 June 2014
... adaptations in ameliorating the adverse effects of stressors. We argue that competent actions to address age-related changes and stressors are necessary to achieve positive quality-of-life outcomes. We propose that future research may benefit from employing more complex methodological approaches and data...
Gerontology (2014) 60 (3): 255–262.
Published Online: 28 February 2014
...Alexandra M. Freund; Michaela Knecht; Bettina S. Wiese Background: Multimorbidity can be operationalized as the presence of multiple psychosomatic symptoms and has been shown to be detrimental to the quality of life across the life span. Middle-aged adults are generally engaged in multiple life...
Gerontology (2014) 60 (3): 249–254.
Published Online: 28 February 2014
... show adaptation problems and develop additional mental health problems. Objective: For this reason, this article focuses on the importance of psychosocial adaptation as a core process in the context of quality of life. Results: Important findings pointing at the association between multimorbidity...
Gerontology (2014) 60 (3): 247–248.
Published Online: 28 February 2014
... 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. Aging Comorbidity Quality of life This special section...
Gerontology (2013) 60 (1): 22–30.
Published Online: 08 October 2013
...Radhika Patil; Kirsti Uusi-Rasi; Pekka Kannus; Saija Karinkanta; Harri Sievänen Background: Fear of falling has been linked to activity restriction, functional decline, decreased quality of life and increased risk of falling. Factors that distinguish persons with a high concern about falling from...
Gerontology (2013) 59 (4): 316–323.
Published Online: 03 May 2013
...Lutz Schega; Beate Peter; Alexander Törpel; Harry Mutschler; Berend Isermann; Dennis Hamacher Background: Physical exercise has a positive effect on cognitive performance and quality of life (QoL). One reason for this is the upregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which improves brain...
Gerontology (2011) 57 (2): 109–114.
Published Online: 01 February 2011
...Sophie Schneider; Christoph Plank; Ulrich Eysholdt; Anne Schützenberger; Frank Rosanowski Background: Many studies have referred to the effects of age on voice and the consequences of these changes. However, only little is known about the adverse effects of voice changes on quality of life...
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 652–659.
Published Online: 25 August 2009
...Anna Ekwall; Åsa Lindberg; Måns Magnusson Background: Dizziness is a very common complaint. The frequency of dizziness increases with age. It affects quality of life negatively for older persons in several ways. Objectives: This study intended to investigate which variables (physical activity...