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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 dementia.; Method: Group interviews with 8 groups of staff (comprising 24 staff members) in 3 day care units.; Results: Rather than referring directly to health promotion […]
Evidence for neurocognitive plasticity in at-risk older adults: the experience corps program
Objective: To determine whether Experience Corps (EC), a social service program, would improve age-vulnerable executive functions and increase activity in brain regions in a high-risk group through increased cognitive and physical activity.; Methods: Eight community-dwelling, older female volunteers and nine matched wait-list controls were recruited to serve in the ongoing EC: Baltimore program in three […]
Dietary intake of vitamin D and cognition in older women: a large population-based study
Background: Serum vitamin D concentrations are associated with global cognitive function among older adults. The benefits of vitamin D intake to treat or prevent cognitive impairment remain unknown. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to determine whether weekly dietary intake of vitamin D could be associated with global cognitive performance among older adults.; Methods: […]