This study looks at the association between loneliness and depressive symptoms, assessed on multiple occasions during 12 years of follow-up, in a large, nationally representative cohort of adults aged 50 years and older in England.
Residential care communities with a high proportion of residents diagnosed with dementia have a higher prevalence of depression and need for assistance with activities of daily living.
Researchers conducted an anonymous survey of patients at a geriatrics clinic in California to discover trends in cannabis use among older adults.
This study aimed to examine the association between cortical Aβ deposition and depressive and anxiety symptoms, and between Aβ deposition in the amygdala, striatum, and thalamus and depressive and anxiety symptoms.
Researchers at the University of Michigan sought to identify the percentage of older adults who may have experienced isolation or loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic in their National Poll on Healthy Aging.
Results from a NASEM report on social isolation & loneliness in older adults provides insight into challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FDA has accepted for filing the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for pimavanserin (Nuplazid®; Acadia) for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis.
The majority of older US adults commonly experience ageism in their daily lives.
The researchers concluded that risk for MCI was associated with neurodegeneration and neuropsychiatric symptoms among adults aged 50 years and older, and that an abnormal FDG-PET was a stronger driving force for cognitive decline.
Elderly patients with hip fracture have an increased risk for suicide.