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Effects of multisensory stimulation on a sample of institutionalized elderly people with dementia diagnosis: a controlled longitudinal trial
[Abstract] Long-term effects of multisensory stimulation were assessed using a ‘‘Snoezelen’’ room on older residents with dementia. Thirty patients were randomly assigned to 3 groups: multisensory stimulation environment ...
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 ...
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 ...
Classification of single normal and Alzheimer's disease individuals from cortical sources of resting state EEG rhythms
[Abstract] Previous studies have shown abnormal power and functional connectivity of resting state electroencephalographic (EEG) rhythms in groups of Alzheimer's disease (AD) compared to healthy elderly (Nold) subjects. ...
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 ...
Efficacy of a computerized cognitive training application on cognition and depressive symptomatology in a group of healthy older adults: a randomized controlled trial
[Abstract] Objective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a multimedia and interactive cognitive program on cognition and depressive symptomatology in healthy older adults. Methods. Adults aged ≥65 ...
Cortical neural synchronization underlies primary visual consciousness of qualia: evidence from event-related potentials
[Abstract] This article reviews three experiments on event-related potentials (ERPs) testing the hypothesis that primary visual consciousness (stimulus self-report) is related to enhanced cortical neural synchronization ...
Social factors and quality of life aspects on frailty syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the VERISAÚDE study
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
[Abstract] Background. Frailty is a multidimensional clinical geriatric syndrome that may be reversed in its early stages. Most studies have paid attention to its physical or phenotypic boundaries, however, little is ...
Changes in frailty status in a community-dwelling cohort of older adults: the VERISAÚDE study
[Abstract] Objectives: Greater understanding of changes in the degree of frailty is important for clarifying the natural history of frailty and may help clinical decision-making regarding preventive interventions. The ...
Prescribed medication and malnourishment at risk of malnutrition