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The Implementation, Actual Use and User Experience of an Online Home Exercise Program That Fits the Needs of Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairments

M. Weering, S. Jansen-Kosterink, M. Tabak
2019 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health  
The objective of this study was to evaluate the implementation, actual use and user-experience of a home-based exercise program developed for older adults with MCI.  ...  Individuals with MCI may benefit from e-health interventions for exercise promotion, but there is a need for such an e-health program that fits the needs of older adults with MCI.  ...  This work was partly funded by the H2020 program (PHC-20-2014) within the IN LIFE project (grant no. 643442).  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007696801890196 dblp:conf/ict4ageingwell/WeeringJT19 fatcat:htzur3xyy5dsrhkvq6soku63lq

Community Health Care Workers' Experiences on Enacting Policy on Technology with Citizens with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Torhild Holthe, Liv Halvorsrud, Erik Thorstensen, Dag Karterud, Debbie Laliberte Rudman, Anne Lund
2020 Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare  
mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia (D) to remain at home for longer.  ...  Twenty-four community health care workers participated in one of five focus group discussions that explored their experiences and current practices with technologies for citizens with MCI/D.  ...  Acknowledgments The Assisted Living Project: 'Responsible innovations for dignified lives at home for persons with mild cognitive impairment or dementia,' NSD project number 47996, is financed by the Norwegian  ... 
doi:10.2147/jmdh.s246180 pmid:32547050 pmcid:PMC7245453 fatcat:noj3nqe5jvfitiwrtjsm4gmmzm

A Review of Virtual Coaching Systems in Healthcare: Closing the Loop With Real-Time Feedback

Kostas M. Tsiouris, Vassilios D. Tsakanikas, Dimitrios Gatsios, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis
2020 Frontiers in Digital Health  
,PubMed, Scopus and IEEE Xplore) using an extensive set of search keywords.  ...  Feasibility studies in controlled environment and an ongoing active research on Horizon 2020 funded projects, show that the future trends in this field are aiming to close the loop with automated patient  ...  Robotic rehabilitation systems could enhance the sensing input for the patients, providing force and haptic feedback, while interactions with actual robotic coaches and older adults that were used in socially  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2020.567502 pmid:34713040 pmcid:PMC8522109 fatcat:scgn2wd5l5hgfg37vqcbenocv4

Gamification for Older Adults: A Systematic Literature Review

Jonna Koivisto, Aqdas Malik, Patricia C Heyn
2020 The gerontologist  
Discussion and Implications Overall, the studies on gameful interventions for older adults suggest that senior users may benefit from gamification and game-based interventions, especially in the health  ...  In this review, we synthesize existing scholarly work on the impact of gamification for older adults.  ...  depression (Li et al., 2016) , on gameful cognitive training of patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (Savulich et al., 2017) , and on the engagement of older adults with mild cognitive impairment  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/gnaa047 pmid:32530026 fatcat:4s25xrcmzff2zo4mfenprxyurq

Using Information and Communication Technologies to Facilitate Cognitive Activity and Social Interaction Among Older Costa Ricans [article]

Maria Dolores Castro Rojas
2018 The PhD Series of the Faculty of the Humanities  
Older adults participated in the implementation and evaluation of the designed learning intervention and collaborated in identifying areas of improvement.  ...  This allowed incorporation of older adults' and their educators' opinions and suggestions into the design of a learning intervention using ICT.  ...  the use of ICT by older adults without cognitive impairment for enhancement of cognitive activity and social interaction.  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:o6qfulctifbg7agwr4xorsxm4u

A Qualitative Exploration of Perceptions of a Digital Intervention to Promote Physical Activity in Older Adults

Sebastien Pollet, James Denison-Day, Katherine Bradbury, Rosie Essery, Elisabeth Grey, Max Western, Fiona Mowbray, Kirsten A. Smith, Joanna Slodkowska-Barabasz, Nanette Mutrie, Paul Little, Lucy Yardley
2020 Journal of Aging and Physical Activity  
Conclusion: This study illustrates how using the person-based approach has enabled the identification and implementation of features that older adults appreciate.  ...  more activity, and (d) minimize the cognitive load and need to engage with the intervention website.  ...  In this context, we were interested in finding out if Active Lives is suitable for people with mild cognitive impairment, and whether their views of the intervention differ.  ... 
doi:10.1123/japa.2019-0484 pmid:33348316 fatcat:kfwygam46ranziyeqebwucll3y

Functional health literacy and health-promoting behaviour in a national sample of British adults

C. v. Wagner, K. Knight, A. Steptoe, J. Wardle
2007 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health  
The 'VIP' trial (Campbell et al 2005) evaluated the effectiveness of a home safety intervention and an exercise programme in preventing falls among older people with visual impairment.  ...  Significant gaps exist in all areas that need to be filled-gaps that provide challenges and opportunities for society. One such gap is the health and well-being of older adults.  ...  The purpose of the present study is to analyze the effects of aerobic and strength-based training programs on functional fitness and mood states in older adults, and to assess the relationship between  ... 
doi:10.1136/jech.2006.053967 pmid:18000132 pmcid:PMC2465677 fatcat:6wt4pkden5fqjm3f2vi3agcp4m

Practical Recommendations for Maintaining Active Lifestyle during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Literature Review

Ellen Bentlage, Achraf Ammar, Daniella How, Mona Ahmed, Khaled Trabelsi, Hamdi Chtourou, Michael Brach
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
If it is permitted and safe, being active outside in daylight is advised, with an effort level of mild to moderate using the rating of perceived exertion scale.  ...  (e.g., older adults, people with health issues).  ...  They helped us to clarify points and suggested further improvements. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17176265 pmid:32872154 fatcat:o47yxajgwzdcpk4vr7nfvfxgfa

A Scoping Review of Augmented/Virtual Reality Health and Wellbeing Interventions for Older Adults: Redefining Immersive Virtual Reality

Joanne Carroll, Louise Hopper, Aaron Mark Farrelly, Richard Lombard-Vance, Panagiotis D. Bamidis, Evdokimos I. Konstantinidis
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
Participants included healthy, physically, and cognitively impaired, and emotionally vulnerable older adults.  ...  A scoping review was performed to identify how AR/VR was being used with older adult populations to impact their physical and mental health.  ...  (2012) Wii Fit Enjoyment Questionnaire • Enjoyment Wii Fit exercise program is both feasible and enjoyable for older adults.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.655338 fatcat:p6nprcsjs5b2jaaniu2u4uhfgu

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. A Narrative Review of Non-Pharmacological Treatment

Chiara Zucchella, Elena Sinforiani, Stefano Tamburin, Angela Federico, Elisa Mantovani, Sara Bernini, Roberto Casale, Michelangelo Bartolo
2018 Frontiers in Neurology  
Well-designed randomized controlled trials with innovative designs are needed to explore the efficacy of NPT in AD and dementia.  ...  The main NPT types, which were reviewed here, include exercise and motor rehabilitation, cognitive rehabilitation, NPT for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, occupational therapy, psychological  ...  (70, 175) , and in hospitalized older adults with cognitive impairment (176, 177) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2018.01058 pmid:30619031 pmcid:PMC6300511 fatcat:ue2lmfibzramhnzm34cvre5cua

Poster Presentations at the 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) Toronto, November 2017

Conference Services
2018 Canadian Geriatrics Journal  
Background/Objectives: Comprehensive mapping of evidence-based interventions for the health and supportive service needs of individuals with dementia is an important first step in capacity planning.  ...  Conclusion: Our review identified that among the eleven community-based intervention types, only four: adult day programs; caregiver or care partner education programs; comprehensive community-based care  ...  Little is known about the perceptions, experiences, and beliefs of older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or AD influencing their participation in PA.  ... 
doi:10.5770/cgj.21.321 fatcat:enhpgjfnx5dibpbpk76q52mzsm

Social acceptance of serious games for physical and cognitive training in older adults residing in ambient assisted living environments

Philipp Brauner, Martina Ziefle
2021 Journal of Public Health  
Nevertheless, user diversity needs must be considered to ensure that the games are usable and used by a broad audience.  ...  However, user diversity factors shape the evaluation of the games, and older people and people with low technical competence are in danger of being excluded from using serious games for healthcare.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank all participants for their commitment and valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10389-021-01524-y fatcat:icz42x4u5rgc5oicgeldcynhhy

The Right to Move: A Multidisciplinary Lifespan Conceptual Framework

Toni C. Antonucci, James A. Ashton-Miller, Jennifer Brant, Emily B. Falk, Jeffrey B. Halter, Levent Hamdemir, Sara H. Konrath, Joyce M. Lee, Wayne R. McCullough, Carol C. Persad, Roland Seydel, Jacqui Smith (+1 others)
2012 Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research  
The goal of this paper is to recognize exercise as a powerful, low-cost solution with positive benefits to cognitive, emotional, and physical health.  ...  The model emphasizes the need to increase physical activity among individuals of all ages. We focus on the right to move and the benefits of physical activity.  ...  Support was provided by the Institute for Social Research and Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/873937 pmid:23251148 pmcid:PMC3518947 fatcat:gxgnwdfgeffdrcu2rgothij47y

Memory Clinics and Day Care Centers in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece: 30 Years of Clinical Practice and Experience

Magda Tsolaki, Marianna Tsatali, Mara Gkioka, Eleni Poptsi, Anthoula Tsolaki, Vasileios Papaliagkas, Irene-Maria Tabakis, Ioulietta Lazarou, Marina Makri, Dimitrios Kazis, Sotirios Papagiannopoulos, Andreas Kiryttopoulos (+2 others)
2021 Frontiers in Neurology  
database of patients, educational programs, and further participation in international research programs, including clinical trials, make our contribution in the dementia field strong.Conclusion: In the  ...  examinations, and examination of neurophysiological, neuroimaging, cerebrospinal fluid, blood, and genetic markers; and (2) apply non-pharmacological interventions according to the needs and specialized  ...  Mild Cognitive Impairment Neuropsychological Tests In order to identify older adults with MCI, all the psychometric tools used for dementia detection are also administered in MCI using different cutoff  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2021.683131 pmid:34512506 pmcid:PMC8425245 fatcat:l3wdkxgvbrc43elo3bgwbqfnxe

eWALL: An Open-Source Cloud-Based eHealth Platform for Creating Home Caring Environments for Older Adults Living with Chronic Diseases or Frailty

Sofoklis Kyriazakos, Ramjee Prasad, Albena Mihovska, Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis, Harm op den Akker, Hermie Hermens, Paolo Barone, Alessandro Mamelli, Samuele de Domenico, Matthias Pocs, Andrej Grguric, Miran Mosmondor (+16 others)
2017 Wireless personal communications  
We consider this as an opportunity and we aim to change the eHealth systems' experience for older adults and break the barriers for the penetration of ICT solutions. keywords: eHealth, eCare, Personal  ...  Especially those living with diseases like COPD, MCI or frailty, need more Abstract Independent living of older adults is one of the main challenges linked to the ageing population.  ...  Acknowledgement This paper is based on the joint research work of the eWALL project consortium (EC, FP7 Grant Agreement no 610658).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-017-4656-7 fatcat:lgks4zb6dzanzmlypabjsw6uni
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