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Cognitive assessment using face-to-face and videoconferencing methods

28 August 2019

Nursing Older People


Background Early and regular assessment is needed to identify cognitive impairment in older adults. The use of telehealth or telecognitive assessment is widely...

Effect of time of day on language in healthy ageing and Alzheimer’s disease

26 March 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To investigate whether narrative discourse followed a diurnal pattern across one ten-hour day in healthy ageing people and those with mild to moderate...

Understanding the effects of adverse childhood experiences on older people

07 December 2022

Nursing Older People

mental health

There is increasing recognition that adverse childhood experiences are linked to suboptimal mental and physical health in later life. Despite this, there has been...

Promoting resilience among older people in prisons: a systematic literature review

12 April 2023

Nursing Older People

health promotion

The number of older people in UK prisons has increased significantly in recent years and most of them have at least one health condition. Research has shown that the...

Views on ageing in place from relocated low‑income housing residents in the US

29 September 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Background Ageing in place (AIP) is the ability to live in one’s home and community independently, despite age, ability level or income. Aim To elicit knowledge and...

Living well in older age: what can we learn from the Japanese experience?

22 January 2019

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Japan has the most aged population in the world. Not only do people live longer in Japan, they also age better. While the ageing population reflects a success story...

Cognitive decline: can diet be a preventive or treatment option?

13 March 2019

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Cognitive decline has been associated with and accepted as a consequence of ageing. Diets such as the Mediterranean diet have been investigated for their effect on...

Using health promotion to support healthy ageing

27 September 2021

Nursing Standard

health promotion

Healthy ageing has been defined as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables well-being in older age. However, as people age,...

Open AccessEquipping the healthcare workforce to meet the complex health needs of older people in the community: a skills-led approach

13 December 2023

Nursing Older People


The shift towards delivering more clinical care in the community not only supports the healthcare system by avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions, but can also...

Supporting older adults who misuse alcohol

22 May 2024

Nursing Older People


Older adulthood is a unique time of transition often referred to as the ‘golden years’. It is characterised by positive life experiences such as retirement but also...