Last edited by Telkis
Sunday, April 19, 2020 | History

2 edition of Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons found in the catalog.

Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons

Ulla Sonn

Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons

methodological development, use of assistive devices and relation to impairments and functional limitations

by Ulla Sonn

  • 388 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Scandinavian University Press in Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aged -- Sweden -- Functional assessment,
  • Life skills

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.27-32).

    StatementUlla Sonn.
    SeriesScandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine -- no. 35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23376400M

      The Kungsholmen Project is a longitudinal population-based study specifically designed to investigate ageing and dementia. Baseline data collection included information on social network—namely, availability of network resources, contact with resources, and perceived adequacy of support by:


Share this book
You might also like
address delivered at the opening of the session, 1854-55, in the theatre of the Medical School of Guys Hospital

address delivered at the opening of the session, 1854-55, in the theatre of the Medical School of Guys Hospital

Reclaiming estates

Reclaiming estates

Great British architects.

Great British architects.

Carl Orff/documentation, his life and works

Carl Orff/documentation, his life and works

Child Welfare

Child Welfare

Functions of code-switching in Egypt

Functions of code-switching in Egypt

Master Set Accounting Principles Second Canadian Edition Volume One Text and Free Study Guide (0470831677 + 0470831715)

Master Set Accounting Principles Second Canadian Edition Volume One Text and Free Study Guide (0470831677 + 0470831715)

Vietnam briefing

Vietnam briefing

Chamberss Seven-Figure Mathematical Tables

Chamberss Seven-Figure Mathematical Tables

beautiful life of Queen Victoria

beautiful life of Queen Victoria

We can still hear them clapping

We can still hear them clapping

Career Planning Guide.

Career Planning Guide.

Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons by Ulla Sonn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most persons (83%) were independent in all activities at age 70 (n = ). Among survivors followed longitudinally, the incidence of disability was 8% between 70 and 73 and 26% between 73 and 76 years of age.

Dependence at age 70 could predict mortality as well as by: A longitudinal study by Paterson et al. indicated that VO 2 max is one of only three factors, excluding age and comorbidity, able to predict future dependence in the elderly. 4 VO 2 max has been widely used as a predictor of survival and performance in a variety of clinical and athletic populations.

Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons. Scand J Rehabil Med Suppl. ; – Medline Google Scholar; Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics. Older Americans key indicators of by: In the studies of both Cingil and Bodur () and Aydin et al.

(), it was reported that existence of a chronic disease was a significant risk factor for dependency in daily life activities. Another study revealed that the elderly with chronic diseases had more restrictions in performing their daily life activities than those with no Cited by:   The onset of disability in activities of daily living (ADLs) is considered a sentinel event in the life of an older person, but recent evidence suggests that newly disabled elders have high rates of recovery.

We performed a longitudinal study to determine the burden and patterns of ADL disability among previously nondisabled, Cited by:   The purpose of this study was to examine changes in the use of assistive devices over time and their relation to dependence in daily activities among year-old persons living at home.

Methods: This retrospective longitudinal study examined the year-old population at the ages of 85 and persons by: In addition to these studies a Danish longitudinal study has shown that self-reported tiredness in daily activities at age 70 is strongly related to dependence of help in daily activities at 5-year follow-up [14].

We studied the relationship between cognitive function and ability in daily life activities (ADL) at ages 85 (N=) and 95 (N=63) cross- sectionally and longitudinally in representative populations of non- demented persons, in order to focus on manifestations related to healthy by:   Objective To test whether the number of reports of enjoyment of life over a four year period is quantitatively associated with all cause mortality, and with death from cardiovascular disease and from other causes.

Design and setting Longitudinal observational population study using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), a nationally representative sample of older Cited by: Functional dependence is the inability to perform activities of daily living. In the elderly, this can lead to health problems, depression, isolation and dependency, therefore rehabilitation and family support is important to facilitate the return to daily activities, and the recovery of autonomy, which is essential to their quality of life.

Three approaches (traditional nosology, functional ability, socio-economic implications) to health status have been taken into account simultaneously in the development of different indicators from a sample of elderly persons aged 65 years and over: using traditional nosology: the existence of different illnesses and total number of conditions for an individual, -on the.

The "activities of daily living" or ADLs are the basic tasks of everyday life, such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting and transferring (i.e., getting in and out of a bed or chair).

Although persons of all ages may have problems performing the ADLs, disability prevalence rates are much higher for the elderly than for the nonelderly. For the most part, this book is a spin-off of an EU-funded research and development project called the ‘Friendly Rest Room for Elderly People’ (FFR), which ran from to During that period a consortium of 10 institutions in 7 European countries collaborated on the research, design and development of a friendlier toilet for elderly.

Predictors of healthcare utilisation among poor older people under the Predictors of healthcare utilisation among poor older people under the livelihood empowerment against poverty programme in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of Ghana.

Korean national representative longitudinal study over years. Results from the Seattle Longitudinal Study (conducted by K. Warner Schaie) showed that although the respondents had declined on at least one of five mental abilities by none had declined on all five, even by age Among older adults, studies have found that family members provide more: A.

emotional support The most important predictor of sexual activity among older women is: A. health B. physical appearance C. marital status The degree of difficulty that people experience in performing activities of daily life is: A.

functional capability B. Aged 65 years or older, participants with all kinds of diseases leading to physical frailty ensuring an unselected case-mix, dependence on daily assistance in minimum one P-ADL activity (Primary ADL; e.g.

eating, dressing and going to the toilet), able to understand verbal instructions, willing to participate, expected to live in the nursing Cited by: Within such dimension, the factor “marital status” is oppositely shaped among the two strata, thus confirming, among the elderly population, not such a positive perception of being married on quality of life (e.g., among women in Italy).Cited by: 8.

The process of aging is receiving an increasing amount of attention from behavioral scientists. Middle Age and Aging is an attempt to organize and select from the proliferation of material available in this field.

The selections in this volume emphasize some of the major topics that lie closest to the problem of what social and psychological adaptations are required as individuals Reviews: 1. In age this normal level of dependence may increase for individuals who become disabled.

Statistics show that there are approximately 22 million disabled persons in the United States, and that the elderly make up about 40 percent of this number, or approximately nine million persons. The LIFE study is one of the largest prevention trials of a long‐term physical activity intervention in vulnerable older adults, which makes this a particular strong study in comparison with others in the by: Since the dimensions of social activity have not been described comprehensively in detail and whether the continuity of activity effectively protects functional status over the long term were not clear, this study was designed to clarify the association between continuity of social interaction and functional status in a group of elderly people with a social interaction measure.

By means of a field study and personal interviews with four subjects from the identified age group, and a survey with elderly participants, we have recorded their everyday instrumental activities and areas of concern, identifying actions that may pose risks to them and hence, require care and : Andreas Kamilaris, Sekhar Kondepudi, Noor Danial.

This study investigated the effects of leisure and social activities on the ability of middle-aged adults to maintain activities of daily living (ADL), and whether performing these activities alone or with others contributed to the ability to perform ADL. The study used nationally representative longitudinal data of 22, adults in Japan, aged 50–59 years, who did not have limitations in Cited by: 4.

Survey Description. The Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA) is a collaborative effort of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the National Institute on Aging External (NIA). The Supplement on Aging (SOA), conducted in conjunction with the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), served as the baseline for the study.

The LSOA is a prospective study. However, few studies have discussed the correlation between health status and each item of the activities of daily living scales (ADLs). The aim of this study was to investigate both the prevalence of functional disability in each activity of daily living (ADL) item and the association between each ADL item and the self-rated health of the by: OBJECTIVE to investigate and compare the predictive values of four physical performance measures for the onset of functional dependence in older Japanese people living at home.

DESIGN a population-based prospective cohort study. SETTING Nangai village, Akita Prefecture, Japan. METHODS out of the population aged 65 years and older living in Nangai (n = ) in.

ABSTRACT. OBJECTIVE: To verify the prevalence of dependence among elderly assisted by teams of the Family Health Strategy in the city of Cuiabá (MT) and the associated risk factors. METHODS: A study with a transversal design, of the survey type.

The study sample was of elderly with data collection conducted in their homes between the months of June and. Survival prediction is considered difficult in elderly individuals with cognitive frailty or dementia that leads to death.

The aim of this study was to verify temporal changes in body mass index (BMI), energy intake, and fluid intake measured continuously in frail elderly people as prognostic factors for death.

We assessed frail elderly individuals who received >2-year care at an Author: Yoshiaki Kawakami, Jun Hamano. Little is known about the role of frailty in the recovery process of disability among older adults. We examined the association between frailty and recovery from activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental ADL (IADL) disability among community-dwelling Chinese older adults.

Data were from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Three waves Author: Weihao Xu. Lower Body Function and Mortality in Mexican American Elderly People Glenn V. Ostir, Ronald J. Angel, Jack M. Guralnik, Michael Lichtenstein, Lower Body Function and Mortality in Mexican American Elderly People, The Journals Longitudinal studies of dependence in daily life activities among elderly persons.

Scand J Rehab Med. Cited by:   This study has been carried out to investigate the level of loneliness, determine the level of dependence in the ADL and influential factors in the elderly people.

This descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in 5 Family Healthcare Centers (FHC) located in central Erzincan, Turkey between March and June The data of the research was collected.

The described study is a prospective longitudinal matched cluster randomized single-blind multicenter study. Participants are elderly persons living in the Netherlands, suffering from dementia and receiving psychogeriatric care.

An intervention group will receive improved oral health care and a diet of increased by:   Major life events are associated with a change in daily routine and could thus also affect habitual levels of physical activity. Major life events remain largely unexplored as determinants of older adults’ participation in physical activity and sports.

This study focused on two major life events, widowhood and retirement, and asked whether these major life events Cited by:   Patients with cardiovascular disease who underwent coronary angiography at the National Institute of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiological Intervention (INCCI) in Luxembourg were surveyed for cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) (hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, obesity, physical inactivity, tobacco consumption).

In /14, their life satisfaction (LS) was Cited by: 4. life over a four year period is quantitatively associated with all cause mortality, and with death from cardiovascular disease and from other causes. Design an D setting Longitudinal observational population study using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), a nationally representative sample of older men and women living in by: Association of daily intellectual activities with lower risk of incident dementia among older Chinese adults.

JAMA Psychiatry, 75(7), J. Najar et al. Background: Multiple sclerosis has a vast impact on health, but the relationship between walking, manual dexterity, cognition and activity/participation is unclear.

Objective: The specific aims were to explore the discriminative ability of measures of walking, manual dexterity and cognition, and to identify cut-off values in these measures, for prediction of independence Cited by:   University of Jyvaeskylae.

(, April 29). Physical Activity Improves Life Expectancy And Decreases Need Of Care Among Older People. ScienceDaily. Retrieved Febru from www. A longitudinal study in the towns of Hisayama‐cho in Fukuoka and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) of older people, such as the Physical Self‐Maintenance Scale (Lawton & Brody, ) and dependence in line with the daily life disabilities in Alzheimer's typeAuthor: Sayuri Suwa, Akiyo Yumoto, Mari Ueno, Tomoko Yamabe, Yumiko Hoshishiba, Mihoko Sato.

With the aging of the baby boomer population and their accompanying burden of disease, future disability rates are expected to increase. This paper summarizes the state of the evidence regarding physical activity and aging for individuals with mobility disability and proposes a healthy aging research agenda for this population.

Using a previously published framework, we Cited by:   An increasing numbers of deaths occur in nursing homes. Knowledge of the course of development over the years in death rates and predictors of mortality is important for officials responsible for organizing care to be able to ensure that staff is knowledgeable in the areas of care needed.

The aim of this study was to investigate the time from residents' Cited by: Old age refers to ages nearing or surpassing the life expectancy of human beings, and is thus the end of the human life and euphemisms include old people, the elderly (worldwide usage), OAPs (British usage which stands for Old Age Pensioner), seniors (American usage), senior citizens (American usage), older adults (in the social sciences), and the elders (in many .