This database contains 38 abstracts archived under the term: "Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society"
Objectives: To evaluate whether age, sex, depression, dementia disorder, nutritional status, or level of functional balance capacity influences the effect of a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise program on functional balance.; Design: Preplanned subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Nine residential care facilities.; Participants: One hundred ninety-one people aged 65 to 100 dependent in […]
Objectives: To explore the association between use of antipsychotics and risk of cerebrovascular accident (CVA) in individuals with dementia aged 65 and older.; Design: Population-based case-control study.; Setting: UK-based electronic primary care records in the General Practice Research Database (GPRD).; Participants: Individuals with dementia aged 65 and older registered in the database between January 1, […]
Objectives: To determine which older adults tend to receive potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs), how this may differ according to cognitive status, and how the trajectories of PIM use change over time. Design: Ten-year longitudinal cohort study. Setting: Three clinical sites in the United States. Participants: One thousand four hundred eighty-four community-dwelling women aged 75 and […]
Objectives: To study the effects of omega (Omega)-3 fatty acid (FA) supplements on weight and appetite in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in relation to inflammatory biomarkers and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 (APOEepsilon4).; Design: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.; Setting: Specialist memory clinics in the Stockholm catchment area.; Participants: Two hundred four patients (aged […]
Objectives: To compare the effects of three antihypertensive medications on cerebral hemodynamic and cognitive function in hypertensive individuals with executive dysfunction.; Design: Double-blind randomized clinical trial.; Setting: Community.; Participants: Fifty-three individuals aged 60 and older with hypertension and executive dysfunction.; Intervention: Lisinopril, candesartan, or hydrochlorothiazide for 1 year.; Measurements: Cerebral blood flow velocity (BFV; transcranial […]
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Bathing Without a Battle intervention in reducing physical and verbal aggressive behaviors for nursing home residents with dementia.; Design: A randomized crossover diffusion study, with one group receiving the intervention after one round of baseline observations and a delayed intervention group receiving the intervention after two rounds of […]
Objectives: To examine the relationships between changes from baseline to post-Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) intervention in caregiver (CG) self-reported health, burden, and bother.; Design: Randomized, multisite clinical trial.; Setting: CG and care recipient (CR) homes in five U.S. cities.; Participants: Four hundred ninety-five dementia CG and CR dyads (169 Hispanic, 160 white, […]
Objectives: To examine educational gradients in dementia care and whether the effect of a dementia collaborative care management intervention varied according to the educational attainment of the informal caregiver.; Design: Analysis of data from a cluster-randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Eighteen clinics in three healthcare organizations in southern California.; Participants: Dyads of Medicare recipients aged 65 […]
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