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Frailty status in older adults is related to alterations in indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase 1 and guanosine triphosphate cyclohydrolase I enzymatic pathways
(Elsevier para AMDA (The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Cara Medicine), 2017-08-08)
Effects of degree of urbanization and lifetime longest-held occupation on cognitive impairment prevalence in an older spanish population
[Abstract] Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of cognitive impairment in rural and urban elderly populations and to examine the relationship between lifetime occupation and general cognitive performance. A cross-sectional ...
Determinants of Quality of Life in Pre-Frail Older Adults According to Phenotypic Criteria: the VERISAUDE Study
(Springer para The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS), 2017-02-04)
[Abstract] Frailty is a dynamic clinical syndrome considered as part of an age-associated continuum of severity, including pre-frailty as an intermediate frailty status with potential reversibility to robustness. The main ...
Cognitive and affective assessment in day care versus institutionalized elderly patients: a 1-year longitudinal study
(Dove Medical Press, 2014-06-05)
[Abstract] Purpose: Cognitive decline and depression are two common mental health problems that may create a need for long-term care among the elderly. In the last decade, the percentage of older adults who receive health ...
Preserved suppression of salient irrelevant stimuli during visual search in age-associated memory impairment
[Abstract] Previous studies have suggested that older adults with age-associated memory impairment (AAMI) may show a significant decline in attentional resource capacity and inhibitory processes in addition to memory ...
Multisensory stimulation and individualized music sessions on older adults with severe dementia: effects on mood, behavior, and biomedical parameters
(IOS Press, 2018)
[Abstract] Background:Multisensory stimulation and individualized music have shown to be good in handling the psychological and behavioral symptoms in people with severe dementia. Objective:Explore the effects of two ...
Efectos del programa educativo gero-health sobre el nivel de interiorización de conocimientos de prevención y promoción de la salud en personas mayores
(Universidad de Murcia, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2013-03-20)
[Resumen] El objetivo de este artículo fue evaluar la dimensión teórico-práctica de los conocimientos adquiridos por personas mayores de 65 años, en función del sexo y el nivel educativo, durante un programa de educación ...
Optimal nonpharmacological management of agitation in Alzheimer’s disease: challenges and solutions
(Dove Press, 2016-02-22)
[Abstract] Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease will develop agitation at later stages of the disease, which constitutes one of the most challenging and distressing aspects of dementia. Recently, nonpharmacological ...
The impact of hearing loss on language performance in older adults with different stages of cognitive function
(Dove Press, 2015-04-09)
[Abstract] Purpose. The possible relationship between audiometric hearing thresholds and cognitive performance on language tests was analyzed in a cross-sectional cohort of older adults aged ≥65 years (N=98) with different ...
Is salivary chromogranin A a valid psychological stress biomarker during sensory stimulation in people with advanced dementia?
(IOS Press, 2016-12-20)
[Abstract] Salivary chromogranin A (sCgA) is gaining attention as a biomarker of psychological stress. The objective of this work was to determine whether individualized music intervention and multisensory stimulation ...