View Vol. 4 ,  Iss. 1 (April 2022)

Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 4 , Iss. 1 (April 2022)

  • Articles

    Late life vascular risk factors and their association with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

    Abeer Abdelzaher Ibrahim, Hussain Younes Haji, Azza Mohamed Hassan

    Article ID: 4548    DOI:
    198  (Abstract) 82  (Download)


    Background : Epidemiological studies have demonstrated associations between higher levels of vascular risk factors  in midlife  and  later development of  dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, in elderly subjects with dementia, some studies have shown that these associations may decrease or even reverse. Therefore , our study aimed to find the... More

  • Reviews

    Person-centered Care for Institutionalized Older Adults in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Brazil

    Marina Celly Martins Ribeiro de Souza, Natalia de Cassia Horta, Marco Aurélio Santos Pereira, Júlia das Graças Rodrigues de Almeida, Jasmine Yee, Leonardo Ayres Cordeiro, Tainá Rodrigues Gomide Souza Pinto, Constance Kartoz

    Article ID: 4213    DOI:
    292  (Abstract) 138  (Download)


    Objective: This study aims to discuss the caregiving practices developed by Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs) during the COVID-19 pandemic and analyze the daily care practices in long-term institutions for older adults in Brazil, all in light of the PCC framework. Methods: This is a mixed methods study in which data were collected through interviews... More