This multicenter cross-sectional study aimed to examine the association between the subtype of dementia and the severity of cognitive impairment and falls to establish an association between falls and gait parameters during the course of dementia.

The authors of this article discuss the close associations of frailty and physical and functional impairment with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and the implications for improving diagnostic acuity of MCI and targetting interventions among cognitively frail individuals to prevent dementia and disability. 

This article provides a review of the literature on participatory action research (PAR) in gerontology.

This article discusses the use of convergent care research and the stages of the empowerment process through the findings of a study done with seniors in a rural community.

The authors investigated many social factors in relation to one another and to survival among older adults using a social ecology perspective to measure social vulnerability among older adults.

This study explored older people’s experiences and subjective meanings concerning their engagement in health promotion as well as the emotional and pragmatic difficulties they face during their engagement.

The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceptions of neighbor-hood user-friendliness and social participation while controlling for personal characteristics in a sample of seniors living in an urban environment.

This mixed methods study aimed to gain insights into the barriers of recruiting and engaging older men in evidence-based health promotion programs.

The author discusses the adaptation of the Health Empowerment Scale (HES) for Spanish-speaking older adults. The validity and reliability are discussed.

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