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Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 1 , Iss. 2 (May 2019)


  • The Predictive Potential of the Kinetic Model of Aging of Living Systems in Demography

    Alexander Alexandrovich Victorov, Viacheslav Alexandrovich Kholodnov

    Article ID: 1644
    298  (Abstract) 74  (Download)


    An original mathematical model, previously tested by the authors on other non-demographic objects, is proposed for describing and forecasting demographic systems — the population of the countries of the World using the examples of the USA, China and Russia, as well as the number of mice in the “mouse paradise” experiment of the American scientist... More

  • How Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Benefit the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities

    Richard Kyung, Christie Sang-Eun Park

    Article ID: 1824
    408  (Abstract) 152  (Download)


    The growing and evolving use  of emerging technology including Artificial Intelligence (AI)  and Virtual Reality (VR),  has significantly impacted the lives of two specific groups—the elderly and the disabled.  This paper investigates potential reasons for this phenomenon.  Clearly, AI and VR Technology alters the everyday lives of people with disabilities and how they navigate the... More

  • PARK16 rs708730 Polymorphism Decreases Parkinson’s Disease Risk in European Ancestry Population: A Meta-analysis

    Zhijie Han, Baochu Wei, Chenghong Zhang, Hongtian Zhu, Lei Tang, Ruili Lin, Dian He, Yang ZHANG, Pingrong Yang, Junquan He, Pingshun Song

    Article ID: 798
    602  (Abstract) 70  (Download)


    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex fatal chronic neurodegenerative disease most common in elderly people. The early genome-wide association studies (GWAS) found that the minor allele variant of PARK16 rs708730 polymorphism is a significant protective factor for PD in Caucasian populations. However, these results cannot be repeated by the following studies in Caucasian populations and... More

  • Telepsychiatry: The Evaluation and Treatment of Seniors in Rural Retirement Communities

    Susanne Inez Steinberg, Robert Gallop

    Article ID: 1840
    222  (Abstract) 64  (Download)


    Few studies examine the benefits from geriatric telepsychiatry in rural retirement communities. Objectives: 1. To demonstrate that using telepsychiatry a) standard approaches to psychiatric evaluation would yield diagnoses in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V); b. psychotherapies and pharmacotherapy could be effectively administered.  2. To examine the relationships among cognition, mood, agitation and functions at... More