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[NEW] GERI 2022-12-01: A review of barriers and facilitators towards COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

GERI 2022-09-01: Text-mining of psychosocial information from patients' clinical notes improved prediction of readmission risk

GERI 2022-05-001: Older adults in an Integrated Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of Primary Care in Singapore reported better satisfaction of needs and self-management of health

Healthy ageing in the
COVID-19 era

GERI's Executive Director Associate Professor Ding Yew Yoong observed that healthy ageing among older adults, as the COVID-19 era has demonstrated, calls for targeted and holistic efforts to strengthen both intrinsic capacity and extrinsic environments—key to preventing functional decline among older Singaporeans.

Rapid Review Study: Findings provide timely understanding in measuring older adults’ intrinsic capacity

In 2015, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Report on Ageing and Health introduced the concept of intrinsic capacity (IC) to define healthy ageing. To address the knowledge gap on how IC has been measured in older adults, GERI researchers conducted a timely rapid review that has contributed to the ongoing pilot implementation of WHO’s Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) guidelines worldwide.

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