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Cognitive impairment as predictor of functional dependence in an elderly sample
[Abstract] This retrospective study determines the role of cognitive decline as a predictor of functional dependence. In a representative 600 community-dwellers aged 65 or older, we examined using a logistic regression model, ...
Reliability of 4-m and 6-m walking speed tests in elderly people with cognitive impairment
[Abstract] The purpose of this study was to evaluate the interrater and test–retest reliability of 4-m and 6-m walking speed tests in elderly people with cognitive impairment. 50 subjects aged 65 and over with cognitive ...
Cognitive frailty: a conceptual systematic review and an operational proposal for future research
[Abstract] Objective. To analyze the definition of “cognitive frailty” and to study the conceptual and operational definitions used and their implications for empirical research. The relationships between this concept and ...
Mental and psychological conditions, medical comorbidity and functional limitation: differential associations in older adults with cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms and co-existence of both
(John Wiley & Sons, 2010-12-10)
[Abstract] Objective: Cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms are common among the geriatric population but the co-occurrence of both is rarely studied. The purpose of this study was to identify and compare the factors ...
Efficacy of a computerized cognitive training application for older adults with and without memory impairments
[Abstract] Background/aims It has been shown that cognitive training might help to protect against age-related cognitive decline. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of a computerized cognitive training application and ...
Application of light therapy in older adults with cognitive impairment: A systematic review
[Abstract] This systematic review aims to assess the efficacy of light therapy on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), cognition, functional status, and quality of life in older adults with cognitive ...