Older Adults

Evidence-Based Reports

Challenges in Synthesizing and Interpreting the Evidence From a Systematic Review of Multifactorial Interventions to Prevent Functional Decline in Older Adults (October 2012)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults, Screening: An Evidence Update (November 2013)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Colorectal Cancer Screening, Evaluating Test Strategies—Age to Begin, Age to Stop, and Timing of Screening Intervals: Decision Analysis (March 2009)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Common Syndromes in Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention (July 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Dementia, Residential Long-Term Care Settings (October 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Dementia, Screening (June 2003)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Depression, Adults and Older Adults, Screening in Primary Care (December 2009)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Interventions To Prevent Falls in Older Adults: Update (December 2010)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Values of Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention (March 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Visual Impairment in Older Adults, Screening: Update (July 2009)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Page last reviewed June 2014
Internet Citation: Older Adults: Evidence-Based Reports. June 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/clinical/olderadults/index.html