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Your search has found 275 articles in the database for the term 'Capacity to carry out day-to-day tasks'

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Longitudinal assessment of psychotherapeutic day hospital treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia

...Objective: Behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) of dementia are associated with more rapid cognitive deterioration as well as increased caregiver stress. The effectiveness of psychiatric day hospital care for...

Day care at green care farms: a novel way to stimulate dietary intake of community-dwelling older people with dementia?

...Objective: This study aimed to compare dietary intake of older people with dementia receiving day care at regular day care facilities (RDCFs) or at so-called green care farms (GCFs).;...

Keeping up health promotion practices in specialized day care units for people with dementia

...Background: Health promotion practices hold promises for elderly individuals’ quality of life. This article shows that such practices can be promoted in specialized day care units for individuals with...

A memory and organizational aid improves Alzheimer disease research consent capacity: results of a randomized, controlled trial

...Objectives: Early and progressive cognitive impairments of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) hinder their capacity to provide informed consent. Unfortunately, the limited research on techniques to improve capacity has...

Cued recall and other cognitive tasks to facilitate dementia recognition in primary care

...Objectives: To compare the accuracy of commonly used tasks with that of the Visual Association Test (VAT), a conceptually different test involving cued recall of pictorial stimuli, in the...

Cognitive output of a neuropsychological stimulation program in an elderly day care center with low educated participants: An observational study

...Objective: In the present paper we present an observational study of the implementation of a Neuropsychological Stimulation Program at an Elderly Day Care Center in low-educated participants with very...

Optimal dosing of galantamine in patients with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease: post Hoc analysis of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

...efficacy and safety of galantamine 16 and 24 mg/day in patient subgroups with mild or moderate AD.; Methods: This post hoc analysis (n = 838) of a 5-month, randomized, double-blind,...

Persons with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease use a basic orientation technology to travel to different rooms within a day center

...This study assessed whether three patients with Alzheimer’s disease could learn to use a basic orientation technology to reach different rooms within a day center. At each travel instance,...

Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer’s disease in day care

...of AAA with dogs on cognition, BPSD, emotional status and motor activity in severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: Ten patients attending an Alzheimer Day Care Center (ADCC) participated in a...

The effectiveness of a stimulation program on cognitive capacity among individuals older than 60

...research is quasi-experimental and was designed in an effort to increase the cognitive capacity of individuals above the age of 60 with reduced cognitive capacities. Each senior received a total...

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