Two million euros for improved treatment and outcomes of COVID-19 in the elderly10 September 2021
ZonMw awarded a grant of nearly two million euros to a large group of researchers to improve the outcomes of elderly people with COVID-19. The study, in which the Radboudumc also participates, provides insight into the course and treatment of COVID-19 in the elderly.
Geriatric syndromes and multimorbidity in older adults with psychiatric disorders An integrated perspective4 February 2021
This thesis includes four studies on prevalence and implications of geriatric syndromes and multimorbidity (chronic health conditions) in older patients with different psychiatric disorders and in different settings.
A robot for health data acquisition among older adults1 April 2019
In BMJ Quality & Safety Roel Boumans and colleagues from the department of Geriatrics showed that social robots may effectively and acceptably assist healthcare professionals by interviewing older adults on their perceived health status.
Exergaming as an effective method to engage people with dementia in physical exercise11 January 2019
In Alzheimers Research & Therapy Esther Karssemeijer and Roy Kessels from the departments of Geriatrics and Medical Psychology showed that a 12-week exergame and aerobic training improve psychomotor speed in people with dementia.