Highlights of this issue include reading lists on depression, dementia and delirium. This month’s blog is by Angela Dickieson R.N., B.Sc.N on Challenging Behaviours in Persons with Dementia. A listing of upcoming events, opportunities and updates related to aging, health and caring for older adults are included.
This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of resources related to falls and older adults. Topics include considerations regarding balance training, cognition, dementia, diabetes, fear of falling, mental health, multiple sclerosis, nutrition, obesity, orthostatic hypotension, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and traumatic brain injury. 4 pages. Last reviewed October 2019.
This systematic review and meta-analysis provides a quantitative synthesis of population-based studies on the relationship between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and risk of cognitive impairment. 9 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
This article describes a systematic review and meta-analysis which aimed to quantify the effects of sleep disorders and problems on cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. 18 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
The authors aimed to determine the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and cognitive impairment and to investigate potential mechanisms of this association. 7 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
The authors describe a prospective analysis where they quantified the association of hearing impairment with incident dementia as well as domain-specific cognitive decline in memory, perceptual speed and processing speed. 7 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
The authors state that age-related hearing loss is a substantial marker for frailty in older age and is also a contributing factor to cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. 7 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.