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Frailty is a broadly investigated geriatric condition, which is characterized by an increased vulnerability to stressors. It represents an extremely relevant public health issue, increasingly conceptualized in a multidimensional perspective. The concept of cognitive reserve (CR), as originally...

Author(s)
Sardella, A.; Catalano, A.; Lenzo, V.; Bellone, F.; Corica, F.; Quattropani, M. C.; Basile, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 2020, 20, 11, pp 1005-1023
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Objectives: Ghana's population is rapidly aging and there may be healthcare access and utilization issues. This study investigates some of the issues that may influence outpatient care utilization rate among older Ghanaians. Methods: Cross-sectional wave 1 (2007-2010) data from WHO's Study on...

Author(s)
Nwakasi, C. C.; Brown, J. S.; Anyanwu, P.
Publisher
Ghana Medical Association, Accra, Ghana
Citation
Ghana Medical Journal, 2019, 53, 3, pp 217-225
Abstract

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to explore the perspectives of older adults about the most important domains of aging well and to identify the social determinants of a person-centered index capturing these domains. Methods: We conducted a mixed-methods study of 40 semi-structured...

Author(s)
Bélanger, E.; Pérez-Zepeda, M. U.; Castrejón-Pérez, R. C.; Ahmed, T.; Moullec, G.; Phillips, S. P.; Zunzunegui, M. V.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 109, 5/6, pp 855-865
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Objective: to evaluate alcohol consumption/dependence and resilience in older adults with high blood pressure and to analyze the factors associated with these variables. Method: a descriptive, cross-sectional, quantitative study developed with 300 older adult patients with high blood pressure from...

Author(s)
Dullius, A. A. dos S.; Fava, S. M. C. L.; Ribeiro, P. M.; Terra, F. de S.
Publisher
Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto de la Universidad de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Citation
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 2018, 26, pp e3024
Abstract

The objectives of this research are to explore the lifestyle dimensions of the elderly and to verify whether selected sociodemographic factors cause significant differences among their lifestyles and travel motivations. A total of 311 responses were collected with self-administered questionnaires...

Author(s)
Kim MiYon; Kim ChulWoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2020, 21, 2, pp 141-164
Abstract

The proportion of older adults in the population is increasing and ageing is associated with poorer physical, mental and social health. Hence, there is increasing need for community facilities that are appealing and suitable to older adults and promote good health and well-being. Visiting parks has ...

Author(s)
Veitch, J.; Flowers, E.; Ball, K.; Deforche, B.; Timperio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2020, 54,
Abstract

Background: Against the backdrop of rising statutory retirement age in Germany, we analyzed time trends in selfrated health (SRH) among the elderly population between 50 and 70 years of age and explored the mediating role of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) on the relationship between time...

Author(s)
Sperlich, S.; Beller, J.; Epping, J.; Tetzlaff, J.; Geyer, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2020, 20, 113, pp (28 January 2020)
Abstract

Objective: To investigate factors associated with tourism experiences, and the association between tourism experiences and subsequent self-rated health. Method: Multilevel logistic regression models and four waves of panel data from a large nationally representative survey of older adults in China...

Author(s)
Gu DaNan; Zhu HaiYan; Brown, T.; Hoenig, H.; Zeng Yi
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Aging and Health, 2016, 28, 4, pp 675-703
Abstract

Previous studies have investigated the potential role of neighborhood walkability in reducing sedentary behavior. However, the majority of this research has been conducted in adults and Western developed countries. The purpose of the present study was to examine associations of neighborhood...

Author(s)
Oyeyemi, A. L.; Kolo, S. M.; Rufai, A. A.; Oyeyemi, A. Y.; Omotara, B. A.; Sallis, J. F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 11, pp 1879
Abstract

Objectives: To assess the prevalence and factors associated with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) among older adults in an urban area of South India. Setting: The study was conducted in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram in the South Indian state of Kerala. Participants: The study participants...

Author(s)
Devi Mohan; Iype, T.; Sara Varghese; Anuja Usha; Minu Mohan
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2019, 9, 3, pp e025473

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