technological innovations, effects, 19, 80, 94

urinary incontinence, 14

see also Health promotion;

Mental health and illness;

Psychology and psychiatry;

Social sciences and services

Biomedical ethics, 3, 23, 46, 107, 139

animal research, 24

clinical research, 23, 25, 68–69, 113–115

competency issues, 23, 108, 109, 114

drugs, 69

funding, 107, 115

genetics, 24

informed consent, 23, 69, 108, 109, 113–114

institutionalized persons, 23, 108, 110

life-sustaining treatments, 23, 108–110

long-term care, 23, 108, 110, 114–115

Medicare, 111

nursing homes, 109, 110, 114–115

research, priority, 23, 107–115

research, secondary, 23–24, 115

resource allocation, 23, 24, 95, 111–113

Biomedical research, basic, 9–10, 46, 47–55, 135–136

funding, 11–12, 30, 50–55

longitudinal studies, 11–12, 53–55

multidisciplinary approach, 24, 55, 58

professional education, 12, 24, 54

research, priority, 10, 49–50

research, secondary, 10–11, 50–52

see also specific subdisciplines

Bone diseases,

see Musculoskeletal system

Brain, 10, 18, 73, 84–85

see also Cognitive abilities

Brookdale Foundation, 36

C

Cancer, 15, 49, 54, 65–66, 68

cellular carcinogenesis, 10

Cardiovascular system, 6, 14, 59, 63, 77–78, 110

atherosclerosis, 10, 14, 49, 54, 63, 66

cellular studies, general, 11, 50

hypertension, 14, 25, 59, 63, 66, 76

Case management, 22

Cell biology, 48, 50, 52, 53

cardiovascular system, 11, 50

dementia, 15, 64, 68

genetics, 11, 55, 63

homeostasis, 10, 16, 49, 54–55, 66

neurons, 11, 50

postmitotic, 11, 50

Centers of Excellence in Geriatric and Gerontological Research and Training, 12, 16, 32–33, 54, 67, 83, 102, 124

Chronic diseases, 2, 6–7, 41, 91

life expectancy and, 8, 77–78

mental, 20, 81;

see also Dementia

see also Disabilities;

Long-term care;

specific diseases

Claude Pepper Centers,

see Centers of Excellence in Geriatric and Gerontological Research and Training Clinical science, 2, 3, 24–25, 57–58, 136–138

behavioral, 18, 24–25

databases, 12, 57

dementia, 59, 63–64

disabilities, 12–13, 57, 58–62, 68

ethical issues, 23, 25, 68–69, 113–115

funding, 16, 67–68

genetics, 24–25

multidisciplinary approach, 24–25, 57–58, 68–69

professional education 16, 67–68

research, priority, 12–16, 58–66

research, secondary, 16, 66–67

see also Health promotion;

Health

services delivery;

Pharmacological agents;

Rehabilitation

Cognitive abilities, 18, 77

delirium, 14, 62

learning, 17, 18, 75, 77

memory, 18, 75, 76, 77, 84–85

see also Dementia

Commonwealth Fund, vii, 123

Competency issues, 23, 108, 109

see also Informed consent

Computers and computer science, 22

databases, 11–12, 34, 45, 57, 78, 83, 96, 97

Consent,

see Informed consent

Construction of facilities, 26, 34–35

Cost factors

clinical research, 58

construction, 26, 34–35

disabled, care of, 1–2, 8, 21, 111

drugs, 96, 98



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