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2020 Geriatric Symposium: Conference Topics

October 2, 2020

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New Medications in Primary Care and Their Use in Older Adults

Positive Approaches When Caring for Someone with Dementia


Internet-Based Supportive Interventions for Family Caregivers of People With Dementia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Leng M, Zhao Y, Xiao H, Li C, Wang Z.

J Med Internet Res. 2020 Sep 9;22(9):e19468. doi: 10.2196/19468.

PMID: 32902388 Review.


Cost-effectiveness of the Namaste care family program for nursing home residents with advanced dementia in comparison with usual care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.

El Alili M, Smaling HJA, Joling KJ, Achterberg WP, Francke AL, Bosmans JE, van der Steen JT.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Sep 4;20(1):831. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05570-2.

PMID: 32887591 Free PMC article.


The Protective Impact of Telemedicine on Persons With Dementia and Their Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Lai FH, Yan EW, Yu KK, Tsui WS, Chan DT, Yee BK.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 Aug 8:S1064-7481(20)30438-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2020.07.019. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32873496 Free PMC article.


Economic burden of Alzheimer disease and managed care considerations.

Wong W.

Am J Manag Care. 2020 Aug;26(8 Suppl):S177-S183. doi: 10.37765/ajmc.2020.88482.

PMID: 32840331


The Needs and Utilization of Long-Term Care Service Resources by Dementia Family Caregivers and the Affecting Factors.

Chang CH, Ming Y, Chang TH, Yen YY, Lan SJ.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Aug 18;17(16):6009. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17166009.

PMID: 32824871 Free PMC article.


Informal and formal care among persons with dementia immediately before nursing home admission.

Ydstebø AE, Benth JŠ, Bergh S, Selbæk G, Vossius C.

BMC Geriatr. 2020 Aug 18;20(1):296. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01703-8.

PMID: 32811440 Free PMC article.


Life-space mobility in dementia patients and family caregivers: A dyadic approach.

Chung J, Lee J, Elswick RK Jr.

Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Aug 15:e12341. doi: 10.1111/opn.12341. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32798303


1 in 5 North Carolina Adults are Caregivers: Addressing Unpaid Family Caregiver Burden with Supportive Services.

Blater AH.

N C Med J. 2020 Jul-Aug;81(4):270-274. doi: 10.18043/ncm.81.4.270.

PMID: 32641467


Emerging Issues of Intelligent Assistive Technology Use Among People With Dementia and Their Caregivers: A U.S. Perspective.

Vollmer Dahlke D, Ory MG.

Front Public Health. 2020 May 21;8:191. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00191. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32528920 Free PMC article. Review.


Stress in the Volunteer Caregiver: Human-Centric Technology Can Support Both Caregivers and People with Dementia.

Huelat B, Pochron ST.

Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 May 26;56(6):257. doi: 10.3390/medicina56060257.

PMID: 32466618 Free PMC article.

Diabetes in the Geriatric Population


Trajectories of BMI Before Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes: The Rotterdam Study.

Nano J, Dhana K, Asllanaj E, Sijbrands E, Ikram MA, Dehghan A, Muka T, Franco OH.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Jun;28(6):1149-1156. doi: 10.1002/oby.22802. Epub 2020 May 7.

PMID: 32379398 Free PMC article.


Diabetes Management in Older Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease.

Clemens KK, O'Regan N, Rhee JJ.

Curr Diab Rep. 2019 Feb 15;19(3):11. doi: 10.1007/s11892-019-1128-3.

PMID: 30771017 Free PMC article. Review.


Association of the Haptoglobin Gene Polymorphism With Cognitive Function and Decline in Elderly African American Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Findings From the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes-Memory in Diabetes (ACCORD-MIND) Study.

Beeri MS, Lin HM, Sano M, Ravona-Springer R, Liu X, Bendlin BB, Gleason CE, Guerrero-Berroa E, Soleimani L, Launer LJ, Ehrenberg S, Lache O, Seligman YK, Levy AP.

JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Nov 2;1(7):e184458. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4458.

PMID: 30646354 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Pre-diabetes and diabetes are independently associated with adverse cognitive test results: a cross-sectional, population-based study.

Dybjer E, Nilsson PM, Engström G, Helmer C, Nägga K.

BMC Endocr Disord. 2018 Dec 4;18(1):91. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0318-3.

PMID: 30514382 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Frailty and diabetes among Mexican American older adults.

Howrey BT, Al Snih S, Markides KS, Ottenbacher KJ.

Ann Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;28(7):421-426.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2018.04.009. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

PMID: 29778652 Free PMC article.


Association of the Social Determinants of Health With Quality of Primary Care.

Katz A, Chateau D, Enns JE, Valdivia J, Taylor C, Walld R, McCulloch S.

Ann Fam Med. 2018 May;16(3):217-224. doi: 10.1370/afm.2236.

PMID: 29760025 Free PMC article.


Performance of the 2015 US Preventive Services Task Force Screening Criteria for Prediabetes and Undiagnosed Diabetes.

O'Brien MJ, Bullard KM, Zhang Y, Gregg EW, Carnethon MR, Kandula NR, Ackermann RT.

J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jul;33(7):1100-1108. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4436-4. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

PMID: 29651678 Free PMC article.


Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Older Adults in Florida and the United States: Comparative Analysis of the OneFlorida Data Trust and National Inpatient Sample.

He Z, Bian J, Carretta HJ, Lee J, Hogan WR, Shenkman E, Charness N.

J Med Internet Res. 2018 Apr 12;20(4):e137. doi: 10.2196/jmir.8961.

PMID: 29650502 Free PMC article.


Type 2 diabetes mellitus in older people: a brief statement of key principles of modern day management including the assessment of frailty. A national collaborative stakeholder initiative.

Strain WD, Hope SV, Green A, Kar P, Valabhji J, Sinclair AJ.

Diabet Med. 2018 Jul;35(7):838-845. doi: 10.1111/dme.13644. Epub 2018 May 6.

PMID: 29633351 Review.


Psychometric properties of the Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQoL) in a population-based sample of Polish adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Bak E, Marcisz C, Nowak-Kapusta Z, Dobrzyn-Matusiak D, Marcisz E, Krzeminska S.

Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2018 Mar 27;16(1):53. doi: 10.1186/s12955-018-0878-y.

PMID: 29587838 Free PMC article.

Pearls, Perils, and Pitfalls in Early Detection and Assessment of Cognitive Disorders in the Primary Care Setting


Mild cognitive impairment and quality of life in the oldest old: a closer look.

Hussenoeder FS, Conrad I, Roehr S, Fuchs A, Pentzek M, Bickel H, Moesch E, Weyerer S, Werle J, Wiese B, Mamone S, Brettschneider C, Heser K, Kleineidam L, Kaduszkiewicz H, Eisele M, Maier W, Wagner M, Scherer M, König HH, Riedel-Heller SG.

Qual Life Res. 2020 Jun;29(6):1675-1683. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02425-5. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

PMID: 31993915 Free PMC article.


Clustering of Mental and Physical Comorbidity and the Risk of Frailty in Patients Aged 60 Years or More in Primary Care.

Bekić S, Babič F, Filipčić I, Trtica Majnarić L.

Med Sci Monit. 2019 Sep 11;25:6820-6835. doi: 10.12659/MSM.915063.

PMID: 31507272 Free PMC article.


Associations of Subjective Memory Complaints and Simple Memory Task Scores With Future Dementia in the Primary Care Setting.

van Wanrooij LL, Richard E, Jongstra S, Moll van Charante EP, van Gool WA.

Ann Fam Med. 2019 Sep;17(5):412-418. doi: 10.1370/afm.2443.

PMID: 31501202 Free PMC article.


Supporting elderly people with cognitive impairment during and after hospital stays with intersectoral care management: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Nikelski A, Keller A, Schumacher-Schönert F, Dehl T, Laufer J, Sauerbrey U, Wucherer D, Dreier-Wolfgramm A, Michalowsky B, Zwingmann I, Vollmar HC, Hoffmann W, Kreisel SH, Thyrian JR.

Trials. 2019 Aug 30;20(1):543. doi: 10.1186/s13063-019-3636-5.

PMID: 31470912 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Effectiveness of a group-based psychosocial program to prevent depression and anxiety in older people attending primary health care centres: a randomised controlled trial.

Saldivia S, Inostroza C, Bustos C, Rincón P, Aslan J, Bühring V, Farhang M, King M, Cova F.

BMC Geriatr. 2019 Aug 29;19(1):237. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1255-3.

PMID: 31464588 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

6. - study protocol of a pragmatic multi-center cluster-randomized controlled prevention trial against cognitive decline in older primary care patients.

Zülke A, Luck T, Pabst A, Hoffmann W, Thyrian JR, Gensichen J, Kaduszkiewicz H, König HH, Haefeli WE, Czock D, Wiese B, Frese T, Röhr S, Riedel-Heller SG.

BMC Geriatr. 2019 Aug 1;19(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1212-1.

PMID: 31370792 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Diagnostic Failure of Cognitive Impairment in Nursing Home Residents May Lead to Impaired Medical Care.

Westerlind B, Östgren CJ, Midlöv P, Marcusson J.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2019;47(4-6):209-218. doi: 10.1159/000499671. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

PMID: 31269489


Significance of advance care planning in nursing homes: views from patients with cognitive impairment, their next of kin, health personnel, and managers.

Sævareid TJL, Førde R, Thoresen L, Lillemoen L, Pedersen R.

Clin Interv Aging. 2019 May 29;14:997-1005. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S203298. eCollection 2019.

PMID: 31213786 Free PMC article.


Factors Associated with Functional Decline in Older Adults After Discharge from an Acute-Care Hospital.

Yoo HW, Kim MG, Oh DN, Hwang JH, Lee KS.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci). 2019 Aug;13(3):192-199. doi: 10.1016/j.anr.2019.05.001. Epub 2019 May 27.

PMID: 31146026


Association of Sensory and Cognitive Impairment With Healthcare Utilization and Cost in Older Adults.

Deardorff WJ, Liu PL, Sloane R, Van Houtven C, Pieper CF, Hastings SN, Cohen HJ, Whitson HE.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Aug;67(8):1617-1624. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15891. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

PMID: 30924932 Free PMC article.