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Effect of different residential settings on gait kinematic parameters in older adults with cognitive impairment
Objective: To compare the parameters of gait kinematics of older adults with cognitive impairment who live in community dwellings or those living or spending most of the time in non-family environment settings. Methods: ...
Temporo-spatial gait parameters during street crossing conditions: a comparison between younger and older adults
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-02-01)
Most traffic accidents involving pedestrians happen during street crossing. Safe street crossing by older adults requires complex planning and imposes high cognitive demands. Understanding how street crossing situations ...
A Comparative Study of Loneliness in Older Adults Based on Place of Residence in Indonesia
(Academia Nacional de Medicina venezolana., 2022)
Microlearning method to building learning capsules for older adults: a case study for COVID-19 prevention at home
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2021)
Nowadays, older adults need to actively participate in society's processes and activities without being isolated, abandoned, discriminated against, or placed in a vulnerable situation. The COVID-19 pandemic shows a gradual ...
Application and analysis of the affinities diagram on the examination of usability problems among older adults
Older adults have been facing usability problems every day, and with the increasing of life expectation those issues will be more and more frequent. The study of this group capacities and limitations could help designers ...
Physical activity in older people – Case studies of how to make change happen
Enhancing physical activity (PA) is recognized as a powerful intervention for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases and disability in older people. Furthermore, there is an agreement that increased PA in daily ...
Object attachment as we grow older
Extreme object attachment in adults can form as a way to compensate for a lack of interpersonal attachment or as a symptom of hoarding disorder; however, normative levels of object attachment also exist across the lifespan. ...
Is it possible to predict falls in older adults using gait kinematics?
Background: Gait kinematic parameters have been reported as an important clinical tool to assess the risk of falls in older adults. However, the ability of these parameters to predict falls in the older population is still ...
Task difficulty has no effect on haptic anchoring during tandem walking in young and older adults
(Elsevier B.V., 2018-02-14)
This study assessed the contribution of the anchor system's haptic information to balance control during walking at two levels of difficulty. Seventeen young adults and seventeen older adults performed 20 randomized trials ...
The Cuban Model for Higher Education of Older Adults: Generativity, Social Commitment, and Collaborative Work
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-01)
The present work is an approach to study the Cuban model for educating the elderly, and its aim is to describe the main features of the experience developed by this country. The University of the Third Age is more than ...