Category: AGen2016


The Relationship between the Number of Chronic Diseases and Living Environment among Aged Dementia Patients

Aim: To understand the Relationship Between the Number of Chronic Diseases and Living Environment among aged Dementia Patients. Methods: The study use the Aged Care Service Demand Questionnaire to obtain the subjects’ information on activities of daily living, physical health, mental health, and social resources and economic conditions et al.. The current research use Chi-square


Cooperatives as a Tool for Coproduction: A model for stakeholder engagement to strengthen home and community care

In response to rising demand for health and social services due to population aging and increased government austerity, interest in community-based service provision has grown. Effective community-based support for care recipients and informal caregivers allows individuals needing assistance with activities of daily living to be cared for at home and in the community as long


An Internet of Things Architecture for Elderly Home Healthcare

The problem of providing effective and appropriate healthcare to elderly and disable people home has been increasingly talked around. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is believed to enable home healthcare management to mitigate some problems. This paper presents a new idea, that of IoT architecture to achieve connectivity with the patient, sensors and everything around


Effective Cognitive Stimulation Training for Mild Cognitive Impairments in the Elderly: Perspective from Participants and Interprofessional Teams

Introduction: Cognitive stimulation training (CST) was effective to reduce risk of cognitive decline and dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The proposed of this study was to explore factors that contribute to an effective CST for MCI elderly from perspective of interprofessional team members and participants. Methods: After finish 6 sessions of CST, data


Living in a Conflict Zone: Story of Aging in the Southern Part of Thailand

Conflict in the southern border provinces of Thailand has been reported for decades. This paper aims to explain health conditions, social well-being, and compare between Thai-Buddhists and Thai-Muslims. 302 of the elderly in Thepha, Songkla were interviewed. We found that, most of them were young old, still active, and 96.8% could perform ADL and IADL


Educational Policies for Aging and Movements in Thailand: A Literature Review

According to the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (2002), social and policy movements to increase an educational opportunity among Thai elderly had also been established and implemented. The objective of this paper is to review the education policy for the elderly and its implementation. The secondary data employed from several resources, either Thai