International Journal of Aging Research

  • Emotional Intelligence in Older Adults: Psychometric Properties of Trait Meta Mood Scale

    Emotional Intelligence in Older Adults: Psychometric Properties of Trait Meta Mood Scale Nerea Galdona1, Aitor Aritzeta2, Cristina Martínez-Taboada2, Erkuden Aldaz1, Elena Urdaneta3 1Matia Institute, Spain;2University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain;3Euskanpus, Spain Nowadays, ageing in a healthy way is one of the greatest challenges of our era. The management of emotions is a powerful predictor of psychological well-being and health during all periods of life. However, to date, such evidence cannot be extended accurately to the older adult population since…

  • Changing Roles of Care Team Members within New Models of Care Delivery in Residential Care Facilities: Implications for the Delivery of Quality of Care

    Changing Roles of Care Team Members within New Models of Care Delivery in Residential Care Facilities: Implications for the Delivery of Quality of Care Karen M. Kobayashi1*, Ruth Kampen2, Amy Cox3, Denise Cloutier4, Heather Cook5, Deanne Taylor6, Gina Gaspard7, Mushira Mohsin Khan8 1 PhD, Department of Sociology and Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5, Canada; 2MA, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria; 3MA, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria; 4PhD, Department of Geography…

  • The Genetic and environmental risk Factors of Alzheimer’s disease

    The Genetic and environmental risk Factors of Alzheimer’s disease Jyoti Yadav and Prof. Anoop Kumar Verma University- King Georges Medical University, Lucknow Alzheimer is one of the most common neurodegenerative disease generally found in the form of dementia in old age population. Advanced age is still considered as most influencing risk factors for this disease. WHO reported that dementia is the seventh leading cause of death in 2018 and affecting about fifty million people worldwide. Aging led to impair protein…

  • Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its relation to cardiovascular risk among elderly diabetic female patients

    Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its relation to cardiovascular risk among elderly diabetic female patients Walaa W. Aly1, Hend M. Taha1, Khalid E. Elsorady1, Wessam E. Saad2, Ahmed K. Mortagy1 1Geriatric and Gerontology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. 2Clinical Pathology Department, Ain Shams University Hospitals. Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent worldwide and certain groups as elderly persons women and institutionalized persons are particularly prone to severe deficiency. Objective: To identify the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its…

  • Effectiveness of the “Kwido-Mementia” computerized cognitive stimulation programme in older adults

    Effectiveness of the “Kwido-Mementia” computerized cognitive stimulation programme in older adults 1Álvarez-Lombardía, I., 2Migueles, M., 2Aritzeta, A., 1Acedo-Gil, K. 1Grupo Servicio Sociales Integrados-(SSI)-Integrated Social Services Group 2Basic Psychological Processes Department, Faculty of Psychology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) Despite the importance of cognitive stimulation to counteract the cognitive decline associated with age, there is contradictory evidence about the benefits of cognitive training programs that are carried out through new technologies, and little evidence about those programs conducted at home….

  • Deciphering the longevity of the mole-rats

    Deciphering the longevity of the mole-rats L. Triana1, G. Cocho2, R. Mansilla3 and J.M. Nieto-Villar4* 1Complete Pharmaceutics, Florida, United States of America 2Instituto de Física de la UNAM, México 3Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades, UNAM, México. 4Department of Chemical-Physics, A. Alzola Group of Thermodynamics of Complex Systems of M.V. Lomonosov Chair, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana, Cuba. A theoretical model of a nonlinear network that outlines the general aspects of mole-rat resistance to age-related diseases, such…

  • Life quality in hypertensive elderly people in Olinda

    Life quality in hypertensive elderly people in Olinda – PE Ribeiro, G.O1; Silva, K.C.L2; Souza, F.S3³; Melo, T.A4; Fernandes, M.G5; Lima, A.K.P6 1,2,3,4Universidade Católica de Pernambuco; 5Fisioterapeuta Doutora em Ciências da saúde – UFRN, 6Docente/Pesquisadora do Departamento de Fisioterapia – UNICAP. Introduction: Hypertension is among the first places in the problems of public health in worldwide. Being the most common chronic disease in the elderly. Objective: To identify the hypertensive elderly community so that we can verify the functional ability,…

  • To correlate levels of knee osteoarthrosis with alteration of balance and quality of life in the elderly

    To correlate levels of knee osteoarthrosis with alteration of balance and quality of life in the elderly Gomes, V. M. S. A. ¹, Silva, G. Â. B. ², Uchôa, E. P. B. L ³ 1,2Estudante do Curso de Fisioterapia – UNICAP; 3Docente/pesquisador do Depto de Fisioterapia – UNICAP. Introduction: In aging there are several physiological and biochemical changes, being recurrent pathologies, such as osteoarthrosis (OA). Objective: This study aimed to correlate levels of knee osteoarthrosis with alteration of balance and…

  • To evaluate the quality of life of family caregivers of patients with knee osteoarthritis

    To evaluate the quality of life of family caregivers of patients with knee osteoarthritis Gomes, V. M. S. A. ¹, Araujo, A. E. L. ², Uchôa, E. P. B. L. ³ 1,2Estudante do Curso de Fisioterapia – UNICAP; 3Docente/pesquisador do Depto de Fisioterapia – UNICAP. Introduction: The demographic situation in Brazil has changed with the elderly, increasing the need for caregivers to help with their daily activities. The tasks assigned to the caregiver can lead to physical and emotional exhaustion….

  • Turning Performance and Factors Related to Turning in Mild And Moderate Phase Parkinson’s Disease Patients

    Turning Performance and Factors Related to Turning in Mild And Moderate Phase Parkinson’s Disease Patients Ferhan Soyuer1 Prof Dr, Murat Gültekin2 MD, Ass Prof, Feyzan Cankurtaran1 Ass Prof 1Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Nuh Naci Yazgan University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Kayseri /Turkey 2Department of Neurology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey Background/aim: The purpose of study is to determine the turning performance and other factors related to turning in mild and moderate phase Parkinson’s disease patients (PD). Methods:…