Category: Lifespan Health Promotion

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The Research and Design of Healthcare Products for the Elderly in the Wise Information Technology of Med

The increasing aging of the international community has brought the problem of chronic diseases among the elderly to the forefront. At the same time, the intelligence of medical products, the home-based approach to medical products and the precision of smart medical care are among the social trends that prompt this paper to consider how to

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Transitions to Disability and Dependency with Increasing Age in Europe

Aging has been related to the onset of disability in older adults, and care may be needed to perform daily activities. Some individuals have care needs earlier in life or more urgently whereas others may not have these needs. Transitions to disability and dependency in older European adults are analysed using data from ten countries

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Usability Evaluation of an App to Support the German in-home Care Consultations According to § 37. 3 Sgb XI

Introduction: In Germany in-home care consultations are mandatory for informal caregivers receiving care allowances. These visits are carried out by nurses and aim to ensure that care recipients are taken care of appropriately and help to stabilize the home care situation. Objective: The aim of the study is to evaluate the usability of an app

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Daily Mobility among Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Pet Dogs in Urban Areas: A Scoping Review

Companion dogs are part of families and households and are relevant to individuals of all ages. Research has mainly focused on the role of therapy and service dogs in people’s lives. Dogs have been involved for therapeutic purposes in interventions targeting older adults with depression and dementia, mostly in institutional settings, and have shown effectiveness.

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The Effects of Training Workshop for Cognitively Intact Community Dwelling Older People on Knowledge of Dementia and Dementia Worry in Hong Kong

Background: Dementia is a global challenge. Little is known about the cognitively intact older people regarding their knowledge and worries about dementia. The aim of the current study is to assess the effects of training workshop to these group of people on the knowledge and their worries about this disease. Methods: An interventional study with

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Quality of Life of Elderly With Vascular Illness and the Level of Depression in 4 Barangays in Malabon, Philippines

Seniors or elderlies are a growing number all over the world, and they also have sicknesses like diabetes, high blood, and high cholesterol. Having chronic illnesses can affect the mood of the elderly: becoming cranky, lonely, not eating, etc. Therefore, there is a need to study the relationship between the quality of life of the

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Foot Care Intervention for Older People With Dementia: A Scoping Review

Background: Foot care is important for maintaining walking function in the older people with dementia. However, the effect of foot care intervention on older people with dementia has not been fully clarified. Method: A scoping review was conducted according to the Japanese version of PRISMA-ScR. The eligibility criteria were (1) targeting elderly people with dementia,

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Long-term Home Care Communication With Dementia Elders in Taiwan: A Focus on Nonverbal Communication Strategies

The population of older people living with dementia in Taiwan is growing dramatically. To enable dementia elders to age at home, quality long-term home care service is important. One way to achieve the goal is to promote successful communication with them since without this, delivery of long-term home care service is not possible. To explore

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Actual Conditions of Elderly Patients With Neurosurgical Diseases Hospitalized in Saitama Prefecture, Japan-comparison of Length of Stay

Purpose: To clarify the characteristics of elderly patients with neurosurgical diseases through comparison between long-term hospitalization group and short-term hospitalization group. Method: Data collection period: Half a year from April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 Subjects: 138 patients aged 70 years or older who were hospitalized to discharged for the purpose of treating neurosurgical