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This database contains 2 studies, archived under the term: "average age"

Improving decision‐making for feeding options in advanced dementia: A randomized, controlled trial

Objectives: To test whether a decision aid improves quality of decision‐making about feeding options in advanced dementia. Design: Cluster randomized controlled trial. Setting: Twenty‐four nursing homes in North Carolina. Participants: Residents with advanced dementia and feeding problems and their surrogates. Intervention: Intervention surrogates received an audio or print decision aid on feeding options in advanced […]

The effects on cognitive functions of a movement-based intervention in patients with Alzheimer’s type dementia: a pilot study

Objective: To explore the effect of a non-aerobic movement based activity on cognition in people with Alzheimer’s type dementia (AD).; Methods: The sample consisted of 27 patients fulfilling the AD ICD-10 diagnostic criteria. The patient sample was randomly divided into two groups: The Exercise Group received 6 weeks movement training and comprised 15 participants with […]

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