International Journal of Aging Research

  • Anti-Aging Gene linked to Appetite Regulation Determines Longevity in Humans and Animals

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Overload of Informal Caregivers Ian James Martins aCentre of Excellence in Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Care, Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Verdun Street, Nedlands, 6009, Western Australia, Australia; bSchool of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, 6009; cMcCusker Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, Hollywood Medical Centre, 85 Monash Avenue, Suite 22, Nedlands, 6009, Australia The process of aging is determined by various genetic and environmental factors. Aging is associated with increased oxidative stress…

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Overload of Informal Caregivers

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Overload of Informal Caregivers Oliveira, R.C.S1, Lima Neto, J.S2, Hemmlepp, L.K.F.S3, Bezerra, M.A.B4, Eufrásio, J.C5, Fittipaldi, E.O.S6 1,5Discente do Curso de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 2,6Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, 3Psicóloga Clínica, Habilitada em Neurofeedback pelo Cérebro e Tecnologia Neurofeedback-Recife-PE, 4Fisioterapeuta, Pós-Graduada em Gerontologia pela Faculdade Redentor Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common chronic diseases of aging and caring for an elderly with this pathology causes a…

  • The Efficacy of Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Treatment of the Elderly With Vestibular Symptomatologies

    The Efficacy of Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Treatment of the Elderly With Vestibular Symptomatologies Souza Neta, H.H1; Veras, A.R.A.L2; Aguiar, I.P1; Franco e Santos, S.N.S1; Costa, S.M.S1; Silva, V.R1. 1Students of the Speech Therapy Course of the University Center of João Pessoa- UNIPÊ. 2Speech Therapist, Master, Teacher of the Speech Therapy Course at Faculty São Miguel – PE. Introduction: Changes in structures and systems of the human body through the process of senescence are responsible for frequent complaints in the…

  • Fonoaudiology and Nutrition: a Multidisciplinary Look on the Elderly Dysphagic

    Fonoaudiology and Nutrition: a Multidisciplinary Look on the Elderly Dysphagic Souza Neta, H.H1; Paulo, A.M.F1; Veras, A.R.A.L2; Honorato, C.D.P3; Araújo, N.T.A1; Franco e Santos, S.N.S1. 1Students of the Speech Therapy Course of the University Center of João Pessoa- UNIPÊ. 2Speech Therapist, Master, Teacher of the Speech Therapy Course at Faculty São Miguel – PE 3Student of the Nutrition Course of the Federal University of Paraíba-UFPB. Introduction: In view of the inversion of the growth of the age pyramid in Brazil,…

  • Diabetic Elderly: Correlation Between Falls and Risk Factors

    Diabetic Elderly: Correlation Between Falls and Risk Factors Oliveira, R.C.S1, Lima Neto, J.S2, Torres, A.L.N.P.G3, Queiroz, S.S4, Souza, J.F.S5, Fittipaldi, E.O.S6 1,3,4,5Discente do Curso de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 2,6Docente/pesquisador do Departamento de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Introduction: The fall event, when associated with Diabetes Mellitus in the elderly, is multifactorial, however, it can be triggered by the reduction of functional capacity, mainly of the lower limbs. Objective: To correlate the fall event and risk factors…

  • Alternative Supplementary Communication (ASC) as a Field for the Development of Communication in Elderly Afasics

    Alternative Supplementary Communication (ASC) as a Field for the Development of Communication in Elderly Afasics Franco e Santos, S.N.S1; Paulo, A.M.F1; Veras, A.R.A.L2; Souza Neta, H.H1; Andrade, M.A.F1; Costa, S.M.S1 1Students of the Speech Therapy course of the University Center of João Pessoa- NIPÊ. 2Speech Therapist, Master, Teacher of the Speech Therapy Course at Faculty São Miguel – PE Introduction: Aphasia is a pathology that causes a compromise in speech and / or writing, caused by an acquired lesion on…