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Obesity in Older Adults: Epidemiology and Implications for Disability and Disease.

Rev Clin Gerontol 2012 Feb;22(1):10-34

Sealy Center on Ageing, University of Texas Medical Branch.

Obesity is a worldwide problem with increasing prevalence and incidence in both developed and developing countries. In older adults, excess weight is associated with a higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, several important cancers, and numerous other medical conditions. Obesity has been also associated with increased functional limitations, disability, and poorer quality of life. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3278274PMC
February 2012
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Do home-based exercise interventions improve outcomes for frail older people? Findings from a systematic review.

Rev Clin Gerontol 2012 Feb 24;22(1):68-78. Epub 2012 Aug 24.

Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK.

Background: Frailty is common in older age, and is associated with important adverse health outcomes including increased risk of disability and long-term care admission.

Objectives: To evaluate whether home-based exercise interventions improve outcomes for frail older people.

Data Sources: We searched systematically for randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and cluster RCTs, with literature searching to February 2010. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959259811000165DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4876907PMC
February 2012
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The living arrangements of elderly people.

Authors:
E Grundy

Rev Clin Gerontol 1992 (2):353-61

"In order to assess possible future trends in the living arrangements of elderly people and their implications, we need to understand the causes of... Read More

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October 1994
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