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1. How to better tackle Elder Abuse in Belgium?

are not only related to individuals but are societal as well. The perception whether a situation is categorised as abuse depends of the cultural context in which it has occurred. In western societies there appears to be a general negative attitude towards ageing and older people, devaluating older people and creating a context that is conductive to elder abuse, without labelling it as “abuse”. 1, 4 There is a link between elder abuse and the denial of seniors’ fundamental rights, with the lack (...) an institution, association, department or other entity on which the results of this report could have an impact: Marie Beaulieu (I hold the Research Chair on Elder Abuse which is funded by the Government of Quebec. Yes, and only if, the authors of this study want me to publicize their work on the site), Nicolas Berg (Chairman of the Board of Respect Seniors (free of charge)), Isabelle De Brauwer (Administrator at the Belgian society of geriatrics and gerontology. Possible impact on the care (in favor

2020 Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre

2. Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines for adults ages 65 years and older: an integration of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep

Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines for adults ages 65 years and older: an integration of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep Adults 65+ : CSEP | SCPE Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults ages 65 years and older: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults ages 65 years and older: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep Canada’s first ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines (...) for Adults offer clear direction on what a healthy 24 hours looks like for Canadian adults aged 65 years and older. These guidelines are unique because they don’t just focus on a single movement behaviour, but instead look at how all these integrate together. There are three core recommendations to keep in mind: Move More – including moderate to vigorous physical activity, but for the first time the guidelines call out that light physical activity, including standing, matter too; Reduce Sedentary Time

2020 CPG Infobase

3. Autoimmune encephalitis in the elderly: who to test and what to test for Full Text available with Trip Pro

Autoimmune encephalitis in the elderly: who to test and what to test for Autoimmune encephalitis in the elderly: who to test and what to test for | Evidence-Based Mental Health Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username (...) * Password * your user name or password? You are here Autoimmune encephalitis in the elderly: who to test and what to test for Article Text Clinical review Autoimmune encephalitis in the elderly: who to test and what to test for Sophie Behrman , Belinda Lennox Statistics from Altmetric.com Footnotes Contributors SB and BL agreed the content and structure of the paper. SB drafted the text that was reviewed and revised by BL. Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any

2020 Evidence-Based Mental Health

4. Non-contact infrared thermometers compared with current approaches in primary care for children aged 5 years and under: a method comparison study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Non-contact infrared thermometers compared with current approaches in primary care for children aged 5 years and under: a method comparison study Non-contact infrared thermometers compared with current approaches in primary care for children aged 5 years and under: a method comparison study Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from (...) , Margaret Glogowska 1 , Elizabeth Morris 1 , George Edwards 1 , Fatene Abakar Ismail 1 , Kathryn Curtis 1 , James Goetz 1 , Grace Barnes 1 , Ralitsa Slivkova 1 , Charlotte Nesbitt 1 , Suhail Aslam 1 , Ealish Swift 1 , Harriet Williams 1 , Gail Hayward 1 1 Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK 2 Academic Centre for Primary Care, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 3 Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, University Medical Centre

2020 NIHR HTA programme

5. Fit and Strong! Plus: Twelve and eighteen month follow-up results for a comparative effectiveness trial among overweight/obese older adults with osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Fit and Strong! Plus: Twelve and eighteen month follow-up results for a comparative effectiveness trial among overweight/obese older adults with osteoarthritis Fit and Strong! Plus: Twelve and eighteen month follow-up results for a comparative effectiveness trial among overweight/obese older adults with osteoarthritis - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced (...) . 2020 Oct 3;141:106267. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106267. Online ahead of print. Fit and Strong! Plus: Twelve and eighteen month follow-up results for a comparative effectiveness trial among overweight/obese older adults with osteoarthritis , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Institute for Health Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, United States of America; University of Illinois Cancer Center, 818

2020 EvidenceUpdates

6. Helping out: Taking an inclusive approach to engaging older volunteers

Helping out: Taking an inclusive approach to engaging older volunteers Helping out Taking an inclusive approach to engaging older volunteers ageing-better.org.ukThe UK’s population is undergoing a massive age shift. In less than 20 years, one in four people will be over 65. The fact that many of us are living longer is a great achievement. But unless radical action is taken by government, business and others in society, millions of us risk missing out on enjoying those extra years (...) to participation and develop models that they could share to inspire others to take action. There was a focus on understanding how those people who are most at risk of missing out can be supported to get and stay involved in ways that work for them. 6The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an outpouring of community spirit and volunteering, which has been critical to the local response. Many people in older age groups have made significant contributions to their communities during lockdown. However, others have

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

7. Simply the Best? Making Leeds the Best City to Grow Old In

organisations perceive their own contribution to be less valued. – The LNNs need to respond to a changing older population and this is likely to require a different ‘offer’. New cohorts of older people approach old age with different expectations and aspirations than in the past, and they may be less attracted to the model of an older people’s organisation than were their forebears. At the same time, the ageing of the older population and the success in supporting people to continue living independently (...) . – People will live full, active and independent lives. Making Leeds the Best City to Grow Old In 2 Policy Agenda – People’s quality of life will be improved by access to quality services. – People will be actively involved in their health and care. – People will live in healthy, safe and sustainable communities. The focus is on the whole city and the whole population, but different segments of the population attract priority. Cross-cutting themes that unite key objectives include: developing an age

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

8. An old age problem? How society shapes and reinforces negative attitudes to ageing

ageing' and 'anti-ageing' - reinforce idea of ageing as decline Ageing con?ated with older people. Attitudes to older people shape those around ageing Ageing society posited as source of intergenerational con?ict Older people characterised as frail, vulnerable and dependent Ageing society means more vulnerable and dependent people - a growing burdenAn old age problem? How society shapes and reinforces negative attitudes to ageing 6 Top 10 words and phrases most likely to appear in discourse about (...) of seeing ageing as a cost to the public purse and to society… it’s still very prevalent in, for example, debates around funding of social care.” Paul Burstow, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) 14x Political discourse is more likely than charity sector discourse to refer to older people as ‘vulnerable’. more likelyAn old age problem? How society shapes and reinforces negative attitudes to ageing 10 10 Political discourse Dominant narratives Top 10 words and phrases most likely to appear

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

9. A mid-life employment crisis: how COVID-19 will affect the job prospects of older workers

in three older workers returned to work after a redundancy in 2019 Older workers are less likely to return to work after a redundancy (Parsons and Walsh, 2019). Figure 5 shows the proportion of people who re-enter work after a redundancy, in 2019. It shows that only one in three people (35%) aged 50+ returned to work after losing their job, compared to half (54%) of 35 to 49-year olds, and two out of three of 25 to 34 year olds (63%). Only those aged 16 to 24 were comparable to older workers (...) A mid-life employment crisis: how COVID-19 will affect the job prospects of older workers A mid-life employment crisis How COVID-19 will affect the job prospects of older workers ageing-better.org.uk Learning and Work Institute in partnership with:About us Centre for Ageing Better The UK’s population is undergoing a massive age shift. In less than 20 years, one in four people will be over 65. The fact that many of us are living longer is a great achievement. But unless radical action is taken

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

10. The experience of people approaching later life in lockdown: The impact of COVID-19 on 50-70-year olds in England

to protect these old dears’. 6 That’s not to say that those approaching later life are problem free when it comes to their health and wellbeing. The reality is that while we are living for longer, an increasing proportion of people are having to manage multiple health conditions and mobility problems from mid-life onwards. To illustrate, of those aged 50-64, a quarter have two or more long-term health conditions. 7 And things are much worse for those from the poorest households: Men aged 50 and over (...) then younger people today face a number of significant economic challenges – the Resolution Foundation 9 has estimated that, going into the pandemic, today’s 18-29-year olds are 7% poorer in real terms compared with people the same age at the turn of the millennium. 67 However, that is not to say that people approaching later life are insulated from the financial impact of either the pandemic nor the likely recession that will follow. In the UK, 16% of pensioners already live in poverty, 10 and one in ten

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

11. Doddery but dear? Examining age-related stereotypes

of Gerontology: Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(4), 595-599. Jonson, H. (2013). We will be different! Ageism and the temporal construction of old age. Gerontologist, 53(2), 198-204. Kesby, A. (2017). Narratives of aging and the human rights of older persons. Human Rights Review, 18, 371-393. doi:10.1007/s12142-017- 0470-6Kessler, E., Rakoczy, K., & Staudinger, U. M. (2004). The portrayal of older people in prime time television series: The match with gerontological evidence. Ageing (...) . Broadly speaking when we use the term ‘old age’ or ‘older person’ we are referring to those aged 50 and over. However the notion of who is old is a contested idea, which is reflected by the fact that many of the studies referenced throughout this report use differing age bands when talking about ‘older people’. The age profile of our society is rapidly changing. The number of people aged 65 and over will increase by more than 40% within 20 years, and the number of households where the oldest person

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

12. The Clinical Frailty Scale predicts adverse outcome in older people admitted to a UK major trauma centre

adverse outcome in older people admitted to a UK major trauma centre , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Clinical Fellow in Geriatric Trauma, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 2 Consultant in Critical Care Medicine & Anaesthetics, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 3 Consultant Physician and Perioperative Geriatrician, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 4 Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. PMID: 32980868 DOI: Item in Clipboard The Clinical (...) Frailty Scale predicts adverse outcome in older people admitted to a UK major trauma centre Frances Rickard et al. Age Ageing . 2020 . Show details Display options Display options Format Age Ageing Actions . 2020 Sep 25;afaa180. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa180. Online ahead of print. Authors , , , , , , Affiliations 1 Clinical Fellow in Geriatric Trauma, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 2 Consultant in Critical Care Medicine & Anaesthetics, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 3 Consultant Physician

2020 EvidenceUpdates

13. Neurodegenerative disease is associated with increased incidence of epilepsy: a population based study of older adults

of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA. PMID: 33030514 DOI: Item in Clipboard Neurodegenerative disease is associated with increased incidence of epilepsy: a population based study of older adults Leah J Blank et al. Age Ageing . 2020 . Show details Display options Display options Format Age Ageing Actions . 2020 Oct 7;afaa194. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa194. Online ahead of print. Authors , , , Affiliations 1 Department of Neurology, Division (...) Neurodegenerative disease is associated with increased incidence of epilepsy: a population based study of older adults Neurodegenerative disease is associated with increased incidence of epilepsy: a population based study of older adults - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving

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14. Death risk stratification in elderly patients with covid-19. A comparative cohort study in nursing homes outbreaks Full Text available with Trip Pro

Department, University Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain. 4 Bermejales Primary Care Center, Primary Care District of Seville, Spain. 5 Epidemiology and Public Health Department, Primary Care District of Seville, Spain. PMID: 32877792 PMCID: DOI: Free PMC article Item in Clipboard Death risk stratification in elderly patients with covid-19. A comparative cohort study in nursing homes outbreaks M Bernabeu-Wittel et al. Arch Gerontol Geriatr . 2020 . Free PMC article Show details Display options (...) Department, University Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain. 4 Bermejales Primary Care Center, Primary Care District of Seville, Spain. 5 Epidemiology and Public Health Department, Primary Care District of Seville, Spain. PMID: 32877792 PMCID: DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Display options Display options Format Abstract Elderly people are more severely affected by COVID-19. Nevertheless scarce information about specific prognostic scores for this population is available. The main

2020 EvidenceUpdates

15. Association Between Patient-Reported Frailty and Non-Home Discharge Among Older Adults Undergoing Surgery

Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 6 Division of Aging, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. PMID: 33031587 DOI: Item in Clipboard Association Between Patient-Reported Frailty and Non-Home Discharge Among Older Adults Undergoing Surgery Claire M Sokas et al. J Am Geriatr Soc . 2020 . Show details Display options Display options Format J Am Geriatr Soc Actions . 2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16846. Online ahead of print. Authors (...) and death after discharge in older patients after surgical procedures. JAMA Surg. 2016;151(9):e161689. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2016.1689. Chen LM, Norton EC, Banerjee M, Regenbogen SE, Cain-Nielsen AH, Birkmeyer JD. Spending on care after surgery driven by choice of care settings instead of intensity of services. Health Aff. 2017;36(1):83-90. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0668. Palmer R. The acute care for elders unit model of care. Geriatrics. 2018;3(3):59. https://doi.org/10.3390

2020 EvidenceUpdates

16. Association Between Exposure to General Versus Regional Anesthesia and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults

cohort study. Setting: Linked administrative databases were accessed from ICES (formerly called the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services) in Ontario, Canada. Participants: We included all community-dwelling individuals aged 66 and older who underwent one of five elective surgical procedures in Ontario, Canada, between April 1, 2007, and March 31, 2011. Individuals with evidence of dementia preceding cohort entry were excluded. Individuals who received GA were matched within surgical procedures (...) Association Between Exposure to General Versus Regional Anesthesia and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults Association Between Exposure to General Versus Regional Anesthesia and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest public

2020 EvidenceUpdates

17. Safety and Immunogenicity of the Ad26.RSV.preF Investigational Vaccine Coadministered With an Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults

Safety and Immunogenicity of the Ad26.RSV.preF Investigational Vaccine Coadministered With an Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults Safety and Immunogenicity of the Ad26.RSV.preF Investigational Vaccine Coadministered With an Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging (...) ahead of print. Safety and Immunogenicity of the Ad26.RSV.preF Investigational Vaccine Coadministered With an Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults , , , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, Leiden, the Netherlands. 2 Janssen Infectious Diseases, Beerse, Belgium. 3 Coastal Carolina Research Center, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. PMID: 32851411 DOI: Item in Clipboard Safety and Immunogenicity of the Ad26.RSV.preF Investigational Vaccine Coadministered

2020 EvidenceUpdates

18. Annual mammographic screening to reduce breast cancer mortality in women from age 40 years: long-term follow-up of the UK Age RCT Full Text available with Trip Pro

Annual mammographic screening to reduce breast cancer mortality in women from age 40 years: long-term follow-up of the UK Age RCT Annual mammographic screening to reduce breast cancer mortality in women from age 40 years: long-term follow-up of the UK Age RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website (...) search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Annual mammography screening at ages 40 49 years conferred a reduction in breast cancer mortality, which was attenuated after 10 years. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , , & . Stephen Duffy 1, * , Daniel Vulkan 1 , Howard Cuckle 2 , Dharmishta Parmar 1 , Shama Sheikh 3 , Robert Smith 4 , Andrew Evans 5 , Oleg Blyuss 1 , Louise Johns 3 , Ian

2020 NIHR HTA programme

19. The Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale (IconFES) in community-dwelling older people-a longitudinal validation study

of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 5 Neuropsychiatric Institute, the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 6 Sydney and Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia. PMID: 33095852 DOI: Item in Clipboard The Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale (IconFES) in community-dwelling older people-a longitudinal validation study Mei Ling Lim et al. Age Ageing . 2020 . Show details Display options Display options Format Age Ageing Actions (...) Neuropsychiatric Institute, the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 6 Sydney and Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia. PMID: 33095852 DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Display options Display options Format Abstract Background: This study aimed to develop cut-points for the 30-item and 10-item Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale (IconFES) in community-dwelling older people and evaluate the psychometric properties, including

2020 EvidenceUpdates

20. The State of Ageing in 2019: Adding life to our years

occupations. Pessimism about getting older is also linked to poorer health. People who worry about their health getting worse and those who expect to get lonely are around 30% more likely to have a negative experience of ageing than people who don’t. 31 8% 6% 5% 3% 3% 25 to 34 year olds 50 to 64 year olds 35 to 49 year olds 65 to 74 year olds 75 and over professional occupations routine occupations 7% 20% Later lives todayHow will future generations experience later life? In less than 20 years, the number (...) at risk. HealthHousing The majority of people continue to live in mainstream houses as they grow older, rather than moving into specialist accommodation, and increasing numbers of over 50s are renting. Yet UK housing stock is by and large unsuitable for people to grow old in.The State of Ageing in 2019 Adding life to our years 27 Housing With 38% of our homes dating from before 1946 (21% from before 1919), and just 7% from after 2000, the UK has the oldest housing stock in the EU. 69 Unsurprisingly

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