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Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy
Introduction: Nonpharmacological therapies (NPTs) can improve the quality of life (QoL) of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their carers. The objective of this study was to evaluate the bestExpand
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Screening and surveillance for the early detection of colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps, 2008: a joint guideline from the American Cancer Society, the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal
In the United States, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women and the second leading cause of death from cancer. CRC largely can be prevented by theExpand
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Preventing social isolation and loneliness among older people: a systematic review of health promotion interventions
Preventing and alleviating social isolation and loneliness among older people is an important area for policy and practice, but the effectiveness of many interventions has been questioned because ofExpand
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Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?
Current UK policy with respect to the provision of health and social care for older people suggests that greater integration is required. Economists' attempts to assist resource allocation decisions,Expand
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Being alone in later life: loneliness, social isolation and living alone
The context for the review of loneliness and social isolation in later life is that of ‘successful aging’ and ‘quality of life’. The term ‘quality of life‘ includes a broad range of areas of life andExpand
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A two-decade comparison of prevalence of dementia in individuals aged 65 years and older from three geographical areas of England: results of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study I and II
Summary Background The prevalence of dementia is of interest worldwide. Contemporary estimates are needed to plan for future care provision, but much evidence is decades old. We aimed to investigateExpand
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Balancing rights and risks: Conflicting perspectives in the management of wandering in dementia
Abstract Current Government recommendations in England suggest a national approach to risk management but, in an increasingly litigious society, how do professional carers balance risk managementExpand
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The prevalence of and risk factors for, loneliness in later life: a survey of older people in Great Britain
This study examines the prevalence of loneliness amongst older people in Great Britain, and makes comparisons with the findings of studies undertaken during the last five decades. In addition, theExpand
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The worldwide economic impact of dementia 2010
To acquire an understanding of the societal costs of dementia and how they affect families, health and social care services, and governments to improve the lives of people with dementia and theirExpand
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Health and disease in 85 year olds: baseline findings from the Newcastle 85+ cohort study
Objectives The Newcastle 85+ Study aims to systematically study the clinical, biological, and psychosocial attributes of an unselected cohort of 85 year olds and to examine subsequent healthExpand
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