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Survival of community-dwelling older people: the effect of cognitive impairment and social engagement

...measured using the Mini-Mental State Examination. Social engagement was assessed using categorical data on marital status, living situation, availability of assistance, availability of a confidant, and frequency of social contact....

The Comprehensive Process Model of Engagement

...engagement was assessed via the Observational Measure of Engagement, measuring duration, attention, and attitude to the stimulus. Twenty-five stimuli were presented, which were categorized as live human social stimuli, simulated...

The value of social attributes of stimuli for promoting engagement in persons with dementia

...The present study examined the impact of different attributes of social stimuli using the stimulus attributes aspect of the Comprehensive Process Model of Engagement ( Am J Geriatr Psychiatry....

Cognitive function, social integration and mortality in a U.S. national cohort study of older adults

...Background: Prior research suggests an interaction between social networks and Alzheimer’s disease pathology and cognitive function, all predictors of survival in the elderly. We test the hypotheses that both...

The impact of stimulus attributes on engagement of nursing home residents with dementia

...We examined the influence of stimulus attributes on the engagement of 69 nursing home residents with dementia. Specifically,we looked at work-related stimuli versus manipulative block stimuli, and whether the...

The impact of past and present preferences on stimulus engagement in nursing home residents with dementia

...Objectives: We examined engagement with stimuli in 193 nursing home residents with dementia. We hypothesized that activities and stimuli based on a person’s past and current preferences would result...

Effect of increased social support on the well-being of cognitively impaired elderly people

...Social relationships are an important factor for maintaining life satisfaction in elderly people. Little is known, however, about the influence of increased social support towards the well-being of cognitively...

The social treatment: the benefits of group interventions in residential care settings

...aimed to provide a theory-driven evaluation of reminiscence based on a social identity framework. This framework predicts better health outcomes for group-based interventions as a result of their capacity to...

Improved social interaction and increased anterior cingulate metabolism after group reminiscence with reality orientation approach for vascular dementia

...directed toward areas of the neuronal network that might be being stimulated. We hypothesized that the frontal lobe associated with social interaction was being stimulated. To test this hypothesis, we...

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