Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
EISSN : 2381-8662
Published by: Herald Scholarly Open Access (10.24966)
Total articles ≅ 123
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Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-3; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100130
In recent years articles evaluating the quality and reliability of medical videos available on YouTube platform began to be published [1-8].
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-4; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100125
Fall is a common event in elderly that could harm independence, prolongs hospitalization and increases mortality, as well as becoming a burden on health systems.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-6; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100131
“Baby boomers” represent 15% of the total population of the United States but 50% of its total healthcare expenses. The growth of this population will have a corresponding rise in demand for healthcare resources.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-6; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100129
Hina has the world's largest elderly population, as well as the largest population of disabled elderly. Existing literature shows that there have been increased efforts to develop intelligent robots to address the shortage of care givers for the elderly.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-3; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100126
The importance of frailty as a pre-operative determinant of outcomes following aortic valve replacement has been highlighted in recent years. While particularly frail patients would previously have been deemed unsuitable for traditional Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR), the growth of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) as an alternative has thrust this issue into the spotlight.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-9; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100123
The theory of attachment is one of the most influential developmental psychological theories today, but it has only recently been applied to those of advanced age. To date, differences in the prevalence of attachment styles have been determined.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-5; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100122
Essentrics, like Tai Chi, is a low to moderate impact exercise activity that is suitable for older adults. The exercise may offer the benefits of increased strength, flexibility, functional mobility, enhanced balance and relief for chronic pain.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-2; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100119
Nowadays, the living conditions are better and people have definitely better healthcare. That is the reason for population aging. The World Health Organization (WHO) provides that: ‘By 2030, 1 in 6 people in the world will be aged 60 years or over.’
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-7; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100124
The older adult population is increasing, with subsequent socioeconomic challenges worldwide. Internationally, a well-recognised model that enables healthy ageing is ‘supportive housing with care’ which provides basic care for older adults that require minimal support.
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume 8, pp 1-6; https://doi.org/10.24966/ggm-8662/100118
Background: To size the demand for care generated by the population aged >75 years in Italy the authors conducted a secondary analysis of data stemming from the third wave of the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS- wave3), carried out in Italy in 2019, based on a harmonized questionnaire at European level.