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This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "cognitive stimulation"

Cognitive-motor intervention in Alzheimer’s disease: Long-term results from the Maria Wolff trial

Background: Little is known about the long-term acceptance and effects of cognitive and motor stimulation interventions (CMSI) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Objective: To evaluate a replicable CMSI program for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild-to-moderate AD persons. Methods: Eighty-four non-institutionalized subjects with AD were randomized to receive either CMSI, administered by a single care provider, […]

Effectiveness of cognitive training for Chinese elderly in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, the evidence for cognitive-training programs in fighting against memory complaints is lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Active Mind cognitive-training program in improving the cognitive function and quality of life (QoL) for local community-dwelling Chinese older adults. A total of 200 subjects were recruited from 20 different district […]

El efecto del formato de intervención individual o grupal en la estimulación cognitiva de pacientes con enfermedad de Alzheimer. = The effect of an individual or group intervention format in cognitive stimulation of patients with Alzheimer’s disease

The study aimed to verify whether the format of an individual or group intervention, applied in a multimodal cognitive stimulation program (MCSP), had an impact on progression and behavioral disturbances associated with Alzheimer’s disease patients (AD). Forty-five participants diagnosed with probable AD were randomly divided into 3 groups. The performance of both experimental groups, receiving […]

A complex multimodal activity intervention to reduce the risk of dementia in mild cognitive impairment–ThinkingFit: Pilot and feasibility study for a randomized controlled trial

Background: Dementia affects 35 million people worldwide and is currently incurable. Many cases may be preventable because regular participation in physical, mental and social leisure activities during middle age is associated with up to 47% dementia risk reduction. However, the majority of middle-aged adults are not active enough. MCI is therefore a clear target for […]

Cognitive stimulation for Portuguese older adults with cognitive impairment: A randomized controlled trial of efficacy, comparative duration, feasibility, and experiential relevance

Although some studies point to cognitive stimulation as a beneficial therapy for older adults with cognitive impairments, this area of research and practice is still lacking dissemination and is underrepresented in many countries. Moreover, the comparative effects of different intervention durations remain to be established and, besides cognitive effects, pragmatic parameters, such as cost-effectiveness and […]

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