BMC Geriatrics

(The TQCC of BMC Geriatrics is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
A scoping review of the Clinical Frailty Scale297
Self-rated health and objective health status as predictors of all-cause mortality among older people: a prospective study with a 5-, 10-, and 27-year follow-up96
Dysbiosis, gut barrier dysfunction and inflammation in dementia: a pilot study95
Health-related quality of life, functional decline, and long-term mortality in older patients following hospitalisation due to COVID-1988
Mental wellbeing in the German old age population largely unaltered during COVID-19 lockdown: results of a representative survey87
Determinants of overburdening among informal carers: a systematic review82
A systematic review of the evidence for deprescribing interventions among older people living with frailty80
Clinical features and outcomes of COVID-19 in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis75
Older age and frailty are the chief predictors of mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to an acute medical unit in a secondary care setting- a cohort study74
Frailty as a predictor of mortality among patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis67
A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers66
Decision-making for receiving paid home care for dementia in the time of COVID-19: a qualitative study62
Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review61
Influences of service characteristics and older people’s attributes on outcomes from direct payments61
Negative stereotypes, fear and social distance: a systematic review of depictions of dementia in popular culture in the context of stigma57
Age is not the only risk factor in COVID-19: the role of comorbidities and of long staying in residential care homes56
Hospital falls prevention with patient education: a scoping review56
Does the institutionalization influence elderly’s quality of life? A systematic review and meta–analysis55
Sarcopenia is associated with hypertension in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis54
Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in community-dwelling Chinese populations aged over 55 years: a meta-analysis and systematic review54
Life under lockdown and social restrictions - the experiences of people living with dementia and their carers during the COVID-19 pandemic in England53
Are we ready for artificial intelligence health monitoring in elder care?52
Prevalence and factors related to urinary incontinence in older adults women worldwide: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies52
A qualitative study about the mental health and wellbeing of older adults in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic52
Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and family caregiver burden: a path analysis51
Information needs and information seeking behaviour of people with dementia and their non-professional caregivers: a scoping review51
Effects of different exercise training modes on muscle strength and physical performance in older people with sarcopenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis51
A longitudinal study monitoring the quality of life in a national cohort of older adults in Chile before and during the COVID-19 outbreak51
The activity of daily living (ADL) subgroups and health impairment among Chinese elderly: a latent profile analysis49
The impact of interventions on management of frailty in hospitalized frail older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis47
Adapting Andersen’s expanded behavioral model of health services use to include older adults receiving long-term services and supports47
Prevalence of sarcopenia in multi ethnics adults and the association with cognitive impairment: findings from West-China health and aging trend study47
Care homes, their communities, and resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: interim findings from a qualitative study47
A call to action for delirium research: Meta-analysis and regression of delirium associated mortality46
Risk factors for hospital readmission in older adults within 30 days of discharge – a comparative retrospective study45
Association of late-life depression with cognitive impairment: evidence from a cross-sectional study among older adults in India45
Incidence of and risk factors for postoperative delirium in older adult patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a prospective study45
Components of the transitional care model (TCM) to reduce readmission in geriatric patients: a systematic review45
The diagnostic value of the Short Physical Performance Battery for sarcopenia45
Smart home for elderly care: development and challenges in China44
Relationship between chewing tobacco, smoking, consuming alcohol and cognitive impairment among older adults in India: a cross‐sectional study44
Effect of mirabegron on cognitive function in elderly patients with overactive bladder: MoCA results from a phase 4 randomized, placebo-controlled study (PILLAR)43
Predictors of caregiver burden in aged caregivers of demented older patients43
Prevalence and factors associated with polypharmacy: a systematic review and meta-analysis42
Adequate access to healthcare and added life expectancy among older adults in China42
Clinical characteristics and manifestations in older patients with COVID-1941
The effects of health literacy in influenza vaccination competencies among community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong40
Psychosocial interventions to support the mental health of informal caregivers of persons living with dementia – a systematic literature review40
Different aspects of frailty and COVID-19: points to consider in the current pandemic and future ones40
What do older adults with multimorbidity and polypharmacy think about deprescribing? The LESS study - a primary care-based survey40
Associations between post-stroke motor and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study40
Cognitive frailty is a robust predictor of falls, injuries, and disability among community-dwelling older adults39
Changes in frailty among community-dwelling Chinese older adults and its predictors: evidence from a two-year longitudinal study39
The effect of digital reminiscence therapy on people with dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial39
Social isolation, social support and loneliness as predictors of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality38
Prevalence and associated factors for frailty among elder patients in China: a multicentre cross-sectional study37
Safety of pharmacologic interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia: a systematic review and network meta-analysis37
Sarcopenia as a predictor of mortality among the critically ill in an intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis36
A systematic review assessing the under-representation of elderly adults in COVID-19 trials36
Social factors influencing utilization of home care in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review35
Systemic immune-inflammation index independently predicts poor survival of older adults with hip fracture: a prospective cohort study35
Physical frailty predicts the development of social frailty: a prospective cohort study35
Effect of a polyphenol-rich dietary pattern on intestinal permeability and gut and blood microbiomics in older subjects: study protocol of the MaPLE randomised controlled trial35
Perspectives on Telehealth for older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic using the quadruple aim: interviews with 48 physicians35
Implementing a multidisciplinary approach for older adults with Cancer: geriatric oncology in practice34
Digital health interventions for healthy ageing: a qualitative user evaluation and ethical assessment34
Increasing prevalence of anticholinergic medication use in older people in England over 20 years: cognitive function and ageing study I and II34
Polypharmacy and severe potential drug-drug interactions among older adults with cardiovascular disease in the United States34
Effectiveness of a peer-based intervention on loneliness and social isolation of older Chinese immigrants in Canada: a randomized controlled trial34
Associations of sarcopenia and its defining components with cognitive function in community-dwelling oldest old33
Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of social robots for older adults and people with dementia: a scoping review33
Frailty-aware care: giving value to frailty assessment across different healthcare settings33
Prevalence of loneliness and association with depressive and anxiety symptoms among retirees in Northcentral Nigeria: a cross-sectional study33
Type of tea consumption and depressive symptoms in Chinese older adults33
Pre-frailty factors in community-dwelling 40–75 year olds: opportunities for successful ageing33
Differences in sarcopenia prevalence between upper-body and lower-body based EWGSOP2 muscle strength criteria: the Tromsø study 2015–201632
Association between chronic diseases and falls among a sample of older people in Finland32
Medication burden and inappropriate prescription risk among elderly with advanced chronic kidney disease32
Sarcopenic obesity and associations with mortality in older women and men – a prospective observational study32
Prevalence and incidence of cognitive impairment in an elder Portuguese population (65–85 years old)32
Prevalence of dysphagia and risk of pneumonia and mortality in acute stroke patients: a meta-analysis31
Frailty as a predictor of future falls and disability: a four-year follow-up study of Chinese older adults31
Social participation is an important health behaviour for health and quality of life among chronically ill older Chinese people31
Working in a care home during the COVID-19 pandemic: How has the pandemic changed working practices? A qualitative study30
The situation of elderly with cognitive impairment living at home during lockdown in the Corona-pandemic in Germany30
Muscles adaptation to aging and training: architectural changes – a randomised trial30
Prevalence and correlates of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in rural Uganda: cross-sectional, population-based study30
Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in hospitalized older patients30
Perceptions of and hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccination in older Chinese adults in Hong Kong: a qualitative study30
Circulating MicroRNA-486 and MicroRNA-146a serve as potential biomarkers of sarcopenia in the older adults30
Dual-task tests discriminate between dementia, mild cognitive impairment, subjective cognitive impairment, and healthy controls – a cross-sectional cohort study30
Acute effects of strength and endurance exercise on serum BDNF and IGF-1 levels in older men30
Effect of virtual reality exercises on balance and fall in elderly people with fall risk: a randomized controlled trial30
Cross-sectoral inter-rater reliability of the clinical frailty scale – a Danish translation and validation study29
Towards an understanding of the burdens of medication management affecting older people: the MEMORABLE realist synthesis29
Prevalence and risk factors of dysphagia among nursing home residents in eastern China: a cross-sectional study29
Age is the main determinant of COVID-19 related in-hospital mortality with minimal impact of pre-existing comorbidities, a retrospective cohort study29
Spirituality and quality of life in older adults: a path analysis model29
Older adults’ preferences for, adherence to and experiences of two self-management falls prevention home exercise programmes: a comparison between a digital programme and a paper booklet28
Cognitive function of older adults engaging in physical activity28
Experiences of dementia and attitude towards prevention: a qualitative study among older adults participating in a prevention trial28
Sex disparities in cardiovascular health metrics among rural-dwelling older adults in China: a population-based study28
Social engagement and physical frailty in later life: does marital status matter?28
Association of functional limitations and disability with elder abuse in India: a cross-sectional study27
Use of potentially inappropriate medication and polypharmacy in older adults: a repeated cross-sectional study27
Gait, cognition and falls over 5 years, and motoric cognitive risk in New Zealand octogenarians: Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ27
Train the brain with music (TBM): brain plasticity and cognitive benefits induced by musical training in elderly people in Germany and Switzerland, a study protocol for an RCT comparing musical instru27
Association between hearing loss and frailty: a systematic review and meta-analysis27
Resilience and coping strategies of older adults in Hong Kong during COVID-19 pandemic: a mixed methods study27
Lifestyle exercise attenuates immunosenescence; flow cytometry analysis27
Behavioral changes and hygiene practices of older adults in Japan during the first wave of COVID-19 emergency27
Multimorbidity patterns in old adults and their associated multi-layered factors: a cross-sectional study27
Low serum albumin, aspartate aminotransferase, and body mass are risk factors for frailty in elderly people with diabetes–a cross-sectional study26
Spontaneous muscle hematoma in older patients with COVID-19: two case reports and literature review26
Dysphagia and masticatory performance as a mediator of the xerostomia to quality of life relation in the older population26
Number of chronic conditions and associated functional limitations among older adults: cross-sectional findings from the longitudinal aging study in India26
Prevalence and physical characteristics of locomotive syndrome stages as classified by the new criteria 2020 in older Japanese people: results from the Nagahama study26
Sensor-based characterization of daily walking: a new paradigm in pre-frailty/frailty assessment26
Prevalence of probable sarcopenia in community-dwelling older Swiss people – a cross-sectional study26
Optimisation of medications used in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials26
Association of timed up and go test outcomes with future incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults aged 66 years: Korean national representative longitudinal study over 5.7 years26
Intergenerational caring: a systematic literature review on young and young adult caregivers of older people26
Reduced strength, poor balance and concern about falls mediate the relationship between knee pain and fall risk in older people26
Nurse-patient interaction and self-transcendence: assets for a meaningful life in nursing home residents?25
Clinically useful prediction of hospital admissions in an older population25
Loneliness as a risk factor for frailty transition among older Chinese people25
Health-economic burden of dementia in South Korea25
Interventions to improve appropriate antibiotic prescribing in long-term care facilities: a systematic review25
The prevalence of malnutrition and impact on patient outcomes among older adults presenting at an Irish emergency department: a secondary analysis of the OPTI-MEND trial25
Intergenerational support and subjective wellbeing among oldest-old in China: the moderating role of economic status25
Potential associated factors of functional disability in Chinese older inpatients: a multicenter cross-sectional study25
Exercise interveNtion outdoor proJect in the cOmmunitY for older people – results from the ENJOY Seniors Exercise Park project translation research in the community25
End-stage knee osteoarthritis with and without sarcopenia and the effect of knee arthroplasty – a prospective cohort study25
Effects of simultaneous cognitive and aerobic exercise training on dual-task walking performance in healthy older adults: results from a pilot randomized controlled trial25
“We need a one-stop-shop”: co-creating the model of care for a multidisciplinary memory clinic with community members, GPs, aged care workers, service providers, and policy-makers24
Comparison of the 2010 and 2019 diagnostic criteria for sarcopenia by the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) in two cohorts of Swedish older adults24
Sociodemographic, health-related, and social predictors of subjective well-being among Chinese oldest-old: a national community-based cohort study24
Education interventions for health professionals on falls prevention in health care settings: a 10-year scoping review24
Analysis of the status quo of the Elderly’s demands of medical and elderly care combination in the underdeveloped regions of Western China and its influencing factors: a case study of Lanzhou24
Association between social capital and loneliness among older adults: a cross-sectional study in Anhui Province, China24
Physical activity types and risk of dementia in community-dwelling older people: the Three-City cohort23
Living arrangement modifies the associations of loneliness with adverse health outcomes in older adults: evidence from the CLHLS23
Physical activity level, fear of falling and quality of life: a comparison between community-dwelling and assisted-living older adults23
Factors associated with physical, psychological and social frailty among community-dwelling older persons in Europe: a cross-sectional study of Urban Health Centres Europe (UHCE)23
Effects of texture properties of semi-solid food on the sensory test for pharyngeal swallowing effort in the older adults23
The preventive efficacy of vitamin B supplements on the cognitive decline of elderly adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis23
Frailty and risks of all-cause and cause-specific death in community-dwelling adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis23
Serum creatinine/cystatin C ratio as a screening tool for sarcopenia and prognostic indicator for patients with esophageal cancer23
Anthropometric indicators as a discriminator of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults of the Amazon region: a cross-sectional study23
Frailty assessment and risk prediction by GRACE score in older patients with acute myocardial infarction23
Associations of poor oral health with frailty and physical functioning in the oldest old: results from two studies in England and Japan23
Family caregiving in the community up to 8-years after onset of dementia23
What hinders and facilitates the implementation of nurse-led interventions in dementia care? A scoping review23
Feasibility and acceptability of a technology-based, rural weight management intervention in older adults with obesity23
Perturbation-based balance training targeting both slip- and trip-induced falls among older adults: a randomized controlled trial23
International relevance of two measures of awareness of age-related change (AARC)23
Development of a resilience scale for oldest-old age (RSO)23
A cognitively enhanced online Tai Ji Quan training intervention for community-dwelling older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A feasibility trial22
Decreased swallowing function in the sarcopenic elderly without clinical dysphagia: a cross-sectional study22
The prevalence of severe depression in Iranian older adult: a meta-analysis and meta-regression22
Map the apps: a rapid review of digital approaches to support the engagement of older adults in strength and balance exercises22
Gait speed, cognition and falls in people living with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease: data from NILVAD22
Living arrangements and life satisfaction: mediation by social support and meaning in life22
Frailty and hospitalization-associated disability after pneumonia: A prospective cohort study22
Socio-demographic characteristics associated with emotional and social loneliness among older adults22
Caregivers of people with dementia and mental health during COVID-19: findings from a cross-sectional study22
Family caregiver quality of life and the care provided to older people living with dementia: qualitative analyses of caregiver interviews22
The change and correlates of healthy ageing among Chinese older adults: findings from the China health and retirement longitudinal study22
Prevalence and risk factors of falls among community-dwelling older people: results from three consecutive waves of the national health interview survey in Taiwan22
Nutrition assessment and geriatric associated conditions among community dwelling Iranian elderly people22
Ethical perceptions towards real-world use of companion robots with older people and people with dementia: survey opinions among younger adults22
Effectiveness of exercise intervention on fall-related fractures in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials22
Effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment intervention on quality of life, caregiver burden and length of hospital stay: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials22
Associations of social isolation, social participation, and loneliness with frailty in older adults in Singapore: a panel data analysis22
Does physical activity lower the risk for metabolic syndrome: a longitudinal study of physically active older women22
The role of social engagement in the association of self-reported hearing loss and health-related quality of life22
Emergency department and hospital admissions among people with dementia living at home or in nursing homes: results of the European RightTimePlaceCare project on their frequency, associated factors an21
The association of social frailty with intrinsic capacity in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective cohort study21
Assessing the effectiveness of statin therapy for alleviating cerebral small vessel disease progression in people ≥75 years of age21
Hearing loss and cognitive function among Chinese older adults: the role of participation in leisure activities21
Costs and effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment in primary care for older adults with high risk for hospitalisation21
The Residential Care Transition Module: a single-blinded randomized controlled evaluation of a telehealth support intervention for family caregivers of persons with dementia living in residential long21
Controlling nutritional status score predicts postoperative complications after hip fracture surgery21
Association between components of the delirium syndrome and outcomes in hospitalised adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis21
Intrinsic capacity of older people in the community using WHO Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) framework: a cross-sectional study21
Technology-driven solutions to prompt conversation, aid communication and support interaction for people with dementia and their caregivers: a systematic literature review21
Prevalence of drug-drug interactions in older people before and after hospital admission: analysis from the OPERAM trial21
Predicting falls in older adults: an umbrella review of instruments assessing gait, balance, and functional mobility21
Fall prevention in community-dwelling adults with mild to moderate cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis21
The role of physical and cognitive function in performance of activities of daily living in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease – a cross-sectional study21
Effects of kidney function, serum albumin and hemoglobin on dementia severity in the oldest old people with newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease in a residential aged care facility: a cross-sectional s20
Impacts of tai chi exercise on functional fitness in community-dwelling older adults with mild degenerative knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial20
The adaptation of older adults’ transition to residential care facilities and cultural factors: a meta-synthesis20
Sex- and age-specific normative values for handgrip strength and components of the Senior Fitness Test in community-dwelling older adults aged 65–75 years in Germany: results from the OUTDOOR ACTIVE s20
Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of delirium in older internal medicine patients: a prospective cohort study20
SPPB reference values and performance in assessing sarcopenia in community-dwelling Singaporeans – Yishun study20
Dietary patterns in the healthy oldest old in the healthy aging study and the Canadian longitudinal study of aging: a cohort study20
Age sequences of the elderly’ social network and its efficacies on well-being: an urban-rural comparison in China20
Frailty phenotype and multi-domain impairments in older patients with chronic kidney disease20
Bidirectional relationship between subjective age and frailty: a prospective cohort study20
Physical frailty and its associated factors among elderly nursing home residents in China20
Use of antidepressant medications among older adults in European long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional analysis from the SHELTER study20
A concept analysis of dignity-protective continence care for care dependent older people in long-term care settings20
Reliability and validity of two hand dynamometers when used by community-dwelling adults aged over 50 years20
Fear of falling is as important as multiple previous falls in terms of limiting daily activities: a longitudinal study20
Readmission of older acutely admitted medical patients after short-term admissions in Denmark: a nationwide cohort study20
Effect of multicomponent exercise in cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis19
Hemoglobin concentration; a pathway to frailty19
Validation of the Kihon Checklist and the frailty screening index for frailty defined by the phenotype model in older Japanese adults19
Frailty increases the risk for developing urinary tract infection among 79,887 patients with diabetic mellitus and chronic kidney disease19
Effect of a patient-centred deprescribing procedure in older multimorbid patients in Swiss primary care - A cluster-randomised clinical trial19
Relationships of accelerometer-based measured objective physical activity and sedentary behaviour with cognitive function: a comparative cross-sectional study of China’s elderly population19
The modified functional comorbidity index performed better than the Charlson index and original functional comorbidity index in predicting functional outcome in geriatric rehabilitation: a prospective19
Mild behavioral impairment is related to frailty in non-dementia older adults: a cross-sectional study19
Association of body mass index and waist circumference with high blood pressure in older adults19
Sleep duration and all-cause mortality in the elderly in China: a population-based cohort study19
How frail is frail? A systematic scoping review and synthesis of high impact studies19
Future projections of the prevalence of dementia in Japan: results from the Toyama Dementia Survey19
What lies beneath: a retrospective, population-based cohort study investigating clinical and resource-use characteristics of institutionalized older people in Catalonia19
Patients’ and healthcare providers’ perceptions and experiences of telehealth use and online health information use in chronic disease management for older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary 19
Socioeconomic disparities in six-year incident dementia in a nationally representative cohort of U.S. older adults: an examination of financial resources19
Developing a virtual reality for people with dementia in nursing homes based on their psychological needs: a feasibility study19
Effect of financial stress on self-rereported health and quality of life among older adults in five developing countries: a cross sectional analysis of WHO-SAGE survey19
Frailty Index and functional level upon admission predict hospital outcomes: an interRAI-based cohort study of older patients in post-acute care hospitals19
MiRNA-132 regulates the development of osteoarthritis in correlation with the modulation of PTEN/PI3K/AKT signaling19
Malnutrition and its determinants among older adults people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia18
Association of Frailty with recovery from disability among community-dwelling Chinese older adults: China health and retirement longitudinal study18
Health care transitions for persons living with dementia and their caregivers18
Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames?18
Sarcopenia predicts adverse outcomes in an elderly population with coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis18
Correction to: Enablers and barriers to implementing care quality improvement program in nursing homes in China18
The association between frailty and incidence of dementia in Beijing: findings from 10/66 dementia research group population-based cohort study18
Is there an association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cognitive function? A systematic review18
Short daytime napping reduces the risk of cognitive decline in community-dwelling older adults: a 5-year longitudinal study18
The association between sleep quality and loneliness in rural older individuals: a cross-sectional study in Shandong Province, China18
Association between frailty and ischemic heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis18
Are interventions effective at improving driving in older drivers?: A systematic review18
Older people’s attitudes towards deprescribing cardiometabolic medication18
Predictors of healthcare utilisation among poor older people under the livelihood empowerment against poverty programme in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of Ghana18
Walking barefoot vs. with minimalist footwear – influence on gait in younger and older adults18
Motor, cognitive and mobility deficits in 1000 geriatric patients: protocol of a quantitative observational study before and after routine clinical geriatric treatment – the ComOn-study18
Decomposition of gender differences in cognitive functioning: National Survey of the Japanese elderly18
Digital personal assistants are smart ways for assistive technology to aid the health and wellbeing of patients and carers18
Day centres for older people - attender characteristics, access routes and outcomes of regular attendance: findings of exploratory mixed methods case study research18
Using augmented reality technology for balance training in the older adults: a feasibility pilot study18
Informal caregivers’ views on the quality of healthcare services provided to older patients aged 80 or more in the hospital and 30 days after discharge18
Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical effectiveness of self-management interventions in Parkinson’s disease18
System models for resilience in gerontology: application to the COVID-19 pandemic18
Urban-rural differences in the association between social activities and depressive symptoms among older adults in China: a cross-sectional study18
Mortality, complications and long-term functional outcome in elderly patients with fragility fractures of the acetabulum18