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121. Ageing and mobility: A grand challenge

as a barrier to use and improvement. This results in difficulties for individuals to navigate the systems and weakens system-wide incentives for integration and innovation. On average at least one-third of older people report unmet travel needs. It worsens with age, and women were reported to be more affected than men. (Luiu et al 2016). Mobility challenges faced in later life6 © Centre for Ageing Better 20197 © Centre for Ageing Better 2019 As we grow older, we are more likely to have health conditions (...) % of older people cannot reach a hospital within 30 minutes by public transport. (Future of Mobility: Evidence Review). Accessible and inclusive new technologies, services and business models Opportunities for innovation8 © Centre for Ageing Better 2019 Specific issues to address in their development include: - New vehicles, including Autonomous Vehicles, need to be designed to be accessible for people with limited mobility. - Addressing the door to vehicle portion of the journey, which can

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

122. The State of Ageing in 2019: Adding life to our years

occupations. Pessimism about getting older is also linked to poorer health. People who worry about their health getting worse and those who expect to get lonely are around 30% more likely to have a negative experience of ageing than people who don’t. 31 8% 6% 5% 3% 3% 25 to 34 year olds 50 to 64 year olds 35 to 49 year olds 65 to 74 year olds 75 and over professional occupations routine occupations 7% 20% Later lives todayHow will future generations experience later life? In less than 20 years, the number (...) at risk. HealthHousing The majority of people continue to live in mainstream houses as they grow older, rather than moving into specialist accommodation, and increasing numbers of over 50s are renting. Yet UK housing stock is by and large unsuitable for people to grow old in.The State of Ageing in 2019 Adding life to our years 27 Housing With 38% of our homes dating from before 1946 (21% from before 1919), and just 7% from after 2000, the UK has the oldest housing stock in the EU. 69 Unsurprisingly

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

123. Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of mirabegron in patients aged >/=65yr with overactive bladder wet: a phase IV, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study (PILLAR)

. Safety and tolerability were consistent with the known mirabegron safety profile. Conclusions: Mirabegron efficacy, safety, and tolerability over 12 wk were confirmed in patients aged ≥65yr with OAB and incontinence. Patient summary: We examined the effect of mirabegron compared with placebo in people aged 65yr or older with overactive bladder and incontinence. Mirabegron improved the symptoms of overactive bladder compared with placebo. Side effects were similar to those already known for mirabegron (...) of Mirabegron in Patients Aged ≥65yr With Overactive Bladder Wet: A Phase IV, Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Study (PILLAR) Adrian Wagg et al. Eur Urol . Feb 2020 Show details Eur Urol Actions , 77 (2), 211-220 Authors , , , , , Affiliations 1 Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address: adrian.wagg@ualberta.ca. 2 Division of Urology, St Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. 3 Bayview Research Group, LLC, Valley Village, CA, USA. 4 Sunnybrook

2020 EvidenceUpdates

124. State of Ageing 2019 infographics

and Chelsea Disability free life expectancy Total life expectancySource: +"CFMMBOE/"NJO4NJUIFUBM 5IF%ZOBNJDTPG"HF JOH &WJEFODFGSPNUIF&OHMJTI-POHJUVEJOBM4UVEZPG"HFJOH 8BWF 1 in 5 people aged 55-64 have a health problem that limits the kind of work they can doSource: +"CFMMBOE/"NJO4NJUIFUBM 5IF%ZOBNJDTPG"HF JOH &WJEFODFGSPNUIF&OHMJTI-POHJUVEJOBM4UVEZPG"HFJOH 8BWF More than a quarter of the poorest men aged 50 and over are smokers, compared to 5% of the wealthiest 27% 5% 5% 19% 1 oor FTURu J O UJMe 8 FB (...) &WJEFODFGSPNUIF&OHMJTI-POHJUVEJOBM4UVEZPG"HFJOH 8BWF Compared to the wealthiest quintile, the poorest quintile of men aged 50 and over are: 3x 2x 2x NPr FMJ L e M Z U o h B W e chronic heart disease N or FMJ L e M Z U o h B W e Type 2 diabetes N or FMJ L e M Z U o h BWe arthritis4PVSDF0tDFPG/BUJPOBM4UBUJTUJDT .FBTVSJOHOBUJPOBMXFMMCFJOH EPNBJOTBOENFBTVSFT CBTFE - POFMJOFTTB T FDUT QFPQMFP GBMMBHFT 8% 6% 5% 3% 3% 25 to 34 year olds 50 to 64 year olds 35 to 49 year olds 65 to 74 year olds 75 and over

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

125. Measuring ageing: An introduction to the Ageing Better Measures Framework

Better 2019 Local monitoring and evaluation We are also making use of the ABMF at a local level. We are working with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Leeds City Council and Leeds Older People’s Forum, supporting them, as well as other members of the UK Network of Age-Friendly Communities, in their use of data and measures to understand local experiences of ageing and monitor progress. We look forward to continuing to work with these and other partners interested in measuring what matters (...) Measuring ageing: An introduction to the Ageing Better Measures Framework Measuring ageing: An introduction to the Ageing Better Measures Framework Centre for Ageing Better January 20193 © Centre for Ageing Better 2019 About the Centre for Ageing Better The Centre for Ageing Better is a charity, funded by an endowment from The National Lottery Community Fund, working to create a society where everyone enjoys a good later life. We want more people to be in fulfilling work, in good health, living

2020 The Centre for Ageing Better

126. Preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care

Preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care Preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care - CEBM CEBM The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine develops, promotes and disseminates better evidence for healthcare. Navigate this website Preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care March 28, 2020 Patricia Rios, Amruta Radhakrishnan, Sonia M. Thomas (...) ) or mixed evidence of effectiveness (e.g., rimantadine, zanamivir, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment). The mixed evidence on hand hygiene and use of personal protective equipment does not imply these should not be used in outbreaks BACKGROUND The Infection Prevention & Control of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergency Programme commissioned a review on preventing and managing COVID-19 in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care facilities. The overall

2020 Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

127. Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care

Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care - CEBM CEBM The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine develops, promotes and disseminates better evidence for healthcare. Navigate this website Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care March 28, 2020 Patricia (...) , these recommendations should be viewed with caution as it is unclear how many of these guidelines are based on the best available evidence due to their poor overall quality. BACKGROUND The Infection Prevention & Control of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergency Programme commissioned a review on preventing and managing COVID-19 in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care facilities. The overall objective of this rapid review of clinical practice guidelines was to identify

2020 Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

128. COVID-19 and medicines advice for older people

COVID-19 and medicines advice for older people COVID-19 and medicines advice for older people | British Geriatrics Society Toggle main menu visibility Search Search Search COVID-19 and medicines advice for older people Stay at home advice: Feedback on this resource? Email If you’d like us to contact you, please leave your email Your feedback * CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Other resources in this series (...) Contact us British Geriatrics Society Marjory Warren House 31 St John’s Square London EC1M 4DN Tel: +44 (0)20 7608 1369 Fax: +44 (0)20 7608 1041 Quick links Follow us Sign up for our e-bulletin Built by

2020 British Geriatrics Society

129. COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists

COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists | British Geriatrics Society Toggle main menu visibility Search Search Search COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists Delirium Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) External materials These materials have been developed by external organisations for people who are not necessarily specialists in geriatric medicine or the healthcare of older people and may be of use in some clinical and non (...) . Current advice Other resources in this series Contact us British Geriatrics Society Marjory Warren House 31 St John’s Square London EC1M 4DN Tel: +44 (0)20 7608 1369 Fax: +44 (0)20 7608 1041 Quick links Follow us Sign up for our e-bulletin Built by

2020 British Geriatrics Society

130. COVID-19: Rapidly managing pneumonia in older people during a pandemic

adults is preferable to treating it. Identification of the early stages of pneumonia in older patients can prove difficult. Traditional symptoms and signs, including fever, may be absent. Limited evidence suggests that many tests that are useful in younger patients do not help . The onset of pneumonia in elderly people can often be rapid, and the prognosis is poor in severe pneumonia: The older you are, the more prevalent becomes. Patients in appear to fare even worse, as they often have several (...) comorbidities and poor nutritional status and are often physically inactive. In-hospital mortality is significantly higher, even after adjusting for age and sex. Common causative organisms in elderly people admitted to hospital with pneumonia include Streptococcus pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae . Less commonly, Haemophilus influenzae and Staphylococcus aureus may be responsible. In severe pneumonia, S. aureus , Klebsiella pneumoniae , and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are common causative organisms

2020 Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

131. COVID-19: The relationship between age, comorbidity, and disease severity – a rapid review

of COVID-19 than among those who survive. However, as chronic diseases are more common among older people, it is difficult to determine whether the increased risk among the elderly is due to comorbidity, age, or a combination of these factors. Age and/or comorbidity? We identified three studies analysing multiple risk factors using multivariate mod- els, but the results do not provide clear answers as to whether age or comorbidity is the most important risk factor for serious illness. It seems (...) ] OR Neoplasms[mh]OR can- cer*[tw] OR immunosuppress*[tw] OR Aged[mh] OR "Middle Aged"[mh] OR "Young Adult"[mh] OR "age group"[tw] OR "age groups"[tw] OR elderly[tw] OR aged[tw] OR middleaged[tw] OR "old people"[tw])) AND systematic[sb] 4 hits Main search, PubMed – age groups, without demarcation on publication type: ((((Coronavirus[mh] OR "Coronavirus Infections"[mh] OR "corona virus"[tw] OR coro- navirus[tw] OR coronovirus[tw]) AND (novel[tw]OR 2019[tw] OR Wuhan[tw])) OR "COVID-19"[tw] OR COVID19[tw

2020 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

132. Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: A rapid review of clinical practice guidelines

Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: A rapid review of clinical practice guidelines Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: A rapid review of clinical practice guidelines | medRxiv Search for this keyword Guidelines for preventing respiratory illness in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: A rapid review of clinical practice (...) of Toronto For correspondence: Abstract Background: The overall objective of this rapid review was to identify infection protection and control recommendations from published clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for adults aged 60 years and older in long-term care settings Methods: Comprehensive searches in MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, and relevant CPG publishers/repositories were carried out in early March 2020. Title/abstract and full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality appraisal

2020 Covid-19 Ad hoc guidelines

133. COVID-19: The relationship between age, comorbidity and disease severity – a rapid review

of different comorbidi- ties, but a study by Petrilli and co-workers contributes valuable data. The authors followed a cohort consisting of 4103 patients with COVID-19, and explored charac- teristics of patients admitted to hospital. They found that the risk of hospitalisation increased with age: Compared to patients between 19 and 44 years old, the odds ra- tio (OR) was 4.17 (95% CI 3.35 to 5.2) for people between 55 and 64, 10.91 (95% CI 8.35 to 14.34) for people between 65 and 74, and 66.79 (44.73 (...) -102.62) for people aged 75 or older. High BMI, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, diabetes and male gender were identified as independent predictors of hospitalisation (Table 1). Table 1 Studies assessing risk factors predicting more severe disease Reference Outcome Factors tested Factors included in multivariate model Dong et al (10) N=135 China Mild vs Severe course NA # Age Comorbidity OR 1.04 (1.01-1.97) OR 1.7 (1.1-2.8) Hu et al (11) N=323 China Favorable vs. unfavorable§ Age, BMI, CVD

2020 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

134. COVID-19 and the ‘old-fashioned’ idea of neighbourhoods

COVID-19 and the ‘old-fashioned’ idea of neighbourhoods COVID-19 and the ‘old-fashioned’ idea of neighbourhoods - CEBM CEBM The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine develops, promotes and disseminates better evidence for healthcare. Navigate this website COVID-19 and the ‘old-fashioned’ idea of neighbourhoods June 8, 2020 Dr Patrícia Canelas Departmental Lecturer, Sustainable Urban Development Programme, University of Oxford Dr Idalina Baptista Associate Professor, Sustainable Urban Development

2020 Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

135. Mortality Implications of Prediabetes and Diabetes in Older Adults

delegates due to an error Add Cancel Actions Cite Share Permalink Copy Page navigation Diabetes Care Actions , 43 (2), 382-388 Feb 2020 Mortality Implications of Prediabetes and Diabetes in Older Adults , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD. 2 Division of Cardiology and National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. 3 Department of Geriatric (...) @jhu.edu. PMID: 31776141 PMCID: (available on 2021-02-01 ) DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Abstract Objective: Diabetes in older age is heterogeneous, and the treatment approach varies by patient characteristics. We characterized the short-term all-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk associated with hyperglycemia in older age. Research design and methods: We included 5,791 older adults in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study who attended visit 5 (2011-2013; ages 66-90 years

2020 EvidenceUpdates

136. Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people: a rapid review

has resulted in many countries implementing physical distancing and restriction of movement, particularly for older adults and other vulnerable populations. This requires millions of older people to remain in their homes, many of whom may be isolated from their usual social support network ( ). Older people are the group most at risk in relation to COVID‐19 ( ), and in addition to the many isolating at home, many others are currently confined to nursing homes, rooms in old age homes and frail care (...) review, we considered older people to be aged 65 years or above. We considered video calls to be calls made via the internet, using computers, tablets or smartphones. COVID‐19 is spreading rapidly, so we needed to answer this question quickly. This meant that we shortened some steps of the normal Cochrane Review process. Two review authors checked 25% of our search results for studies and one review author checked the remaining 75% of our results, where normally two review authors would check all

2020 Cochrane

137. Best-practice prevention alone or with conventional or biological caries management for 3- to 7-year-olds: the FiCTION three-arm RCT Full Text available with Trip Pro

Best-practice prevention alone or with conventional or biological caries management for 3- to 7-year-olds: the FiCTION three-arm RCT Best-practice prevention alone or with conventional or biological caries management for 3- to 7-year-olds: the FiCTION three-arm RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try

2020 NIHR HTA programme

138. Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review Full Text available with Trip Pro

, Rob Anderson 1 1 Exeter Health Services and Delivery Research Evidence Synthesis Centre, Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK 2 Department of Healthcare for Older People, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK 3 Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK 4 School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK * Corresponding author Email: {{metadata.Journal (...) Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website

2020 NIHR HTA programme

139. Measuring and optimising the efficiency of community hospital inpatient care for older people: the MoCHA mixed-methods study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Measuring and optimising the efficiency of community hospital inpatient care for older people: the MoCHA mixed-methods study Measuring and optimising the efficiency of community hospital inpatient care for older people: the MoCHA mixed-methods study Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search (...) Tucker 5 , Pam Enderby 6 , John Gladman 7 , Elizabeth Teale 1 , Jean-Christophe Thiebaud 3 1 Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK 2 Academic Unit of Health Economics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK 3 Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK 4 NHS Benchmarking Network, Manchester, UK 5 Community Hospitals Association, Crowborough, UK 6 School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK 7 University

2020 NIHR HTA programme

140. A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: the Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT Full Text available with Trip Pro

A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: the Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: the Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from

2020 NIHR HTA programme