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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 ...
Factors related to primary health care provision: a cross-sectional study in an elderly rural population
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-07-06)
[Abstract] We examined the relationship between social support, lifestyle habits, and disease-related factors in two primary health care settings: the health care center and the elders’ homes. Logistic regression analysis ...
What causes grief in dementia caregivers?
[Abstract] Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent neurodegenerative disease in the world. Most AD patients become dependent on their relatives, i.e. family caregivers. Providing care to a person with AD ...
Nutritional determinants of frailty in older adults: a systematic review
(BioMed Central, 2017-05-15)
[Abstract] Background. Frailty is a geriatric syndrome that affects multiple domains of human functioning. A variety of problems contributes to the development of this syndrome; poor nutritional status is an important ...
Caregiver's distress related to the patient's neuropsychiatric symptoms as a function of the care-setting
[Abstract] Prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and correlation between its intensity and caregiver distress were evaluated as a function of the care-setting in a cross-sectional study including 72 patient-caregiver ...
Morbidity and medication consumption among users of home telecare services
[Abstract] Telecare is a healthcare resource based on new technologies that, through the services offered, attempt to help elderly people to continue living in their homes. In this sense, first-generation telecare services ...
Comparing the effects of multisensory stimulation and individualized music sessions on elderly people with severe dementia: a randomized controlled trial
(IOS Press, 2016-04-26)
[Abstract] The objective of this study was to compare the effects of a multisensory stimulation environment (MSSE) and individualized music sessions on agitation, emotional and cognitive status, and dementia severity in a ...
Estudio exploratorio sobre el uso de instrumentos de evaluación cognitiva y neuropsicológica en centros de personas mayores de Galicia
[Resumen] Introducción: La evaluación cognitiva es una herramienta fundamental en los centros de mayores a la hora de planificar la atención e individualizar la intervención. La Sociedade Galega de Xerontoloxía e Xeriatría ha ...
Spanish translation of the Kihon Checklist (frailty index)
Predictors of caregiving satisfaction in informal caregivers of people with dementia
[Abstract] Objective. The prevalence of dementia is increasing and consequently the demands from families, institutions and healthcare system. Although a substantial amount of research on caregiving has emphasized the ...