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Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 3 , Iss. 2 (October 2021)


  • The Necessity of Community Connectedness in Iranian Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Samira Olyani, Hadi Tehrani

    Article ID: 3889
    176  (Abstract) 45  (Download)


    In last decade, COVID-19 outbreak was one of the major crises encountered the world(1). During the COVID-19 pandemic, Iranian people have been advised to stay at home and far away others. If it is essential to leave their residence, people have been urged to avoid gathering and maintain physical distance from others. Community disconnectedness for... More

Case Report


  • Neuropsychological and Physical Trajectories in Neurotypical and High-cognitive Performing Older Adults

    Alessandro Amorim Aita, Corina Satler, Henrique Salmazo Da silva, Isabelle Patriciá Freitas Soares Chariglione

    Article ID: 3602
    186  (Abstract) 65  (Download)


    The maintenance of high cognitive performance in old age has increasingly
    become a public health interest due to associations between cognition,
    well-being, longevity, and autonomy. The objective of the research
    is to investigate cognitive, physical, and psychological trajectories of
    neurotypical older adults (NOAs) and high performing older adults
    (HPOAs). An exploratory study to investigate 21 NOAs and six HPOAs
    (mean age... More

  • Does Locomotive Syndrome, Associated with Sarcopenia or otherwise, Influence Quality of Life in Individuals Aged over 80 years? Third Wave of the LOCOMOV Project

    Patrícia de Castro Rodrigues, Julia Carvalho Galiano, Virginia Fernandes Moça Trevizani, Fania Cristina Santos

    Article ID: 3663
    147  (Abstract) 52  (Download)


    Introduction: Locomotion is a determinant of intrinsic capacity of
    older people and can be limited by dysfunction in locomotory organs,
    characterizing Locomotive Syndrome (LoS). Knowledge on locomotive
    problems and sarcopenia, and their interface with quality of life, in the
    oldest old in the literature is scarce.
    Objective: To evaluate the correlation between LoS and sarcopenia and
    their influence on quality of... More