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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...

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,...

Promoting exercise in older people to support healthy ageing

14 February 2022

Nursing Standard

health promotion

As people in the UK continue to live longer, the concept of healthy ageing has become increasingly important. Regular exercise that is appropriate for the ability of...

Frailty: an overview of concepts, risk factors, assessment tools and interventions

06 July 2022

Nursing Older People


Frailty is a distinctive health state and a life-limiting syndrome seen in older people and in those living with multiple long-term conditions. It is likely that...