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Examining the Impact of Formal Planning on Performance in Older Adults using a Naturalistic Task Paradigm
Planning ability, important for identifying and planning the steps to carry out complex problems, has been shown to decline with normal aging. However, age-related difficulties in planning abilities remain unclear. In this ...
Comparison of a Cognitive Behavioral Plus Life Review Intervention and a Life Review Only Intervention for Retired Adults Over Age 65
Life review therapy was developed based upon Erik Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development, and in particular his research on the final developmental stage in life, Integrity versus Despair. According to Erikson, ...
EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SUBCOMPONENTS AND THEIR RELATIONS TO EVERYDAY FUNCTIONING IN HEALTHY OLDER ADULTS
Everyday functioning and its executive functioning cognitive correlates were investigated in healthy older adults (HOAs) using multiple methods of functional status. We were especially interested in the contributions of ...
REAL-WORLD ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONAL ABILITY AND COMPENSATORY STRATEGY USE IN COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER ADULTS
Compensatory strategies such as assistive technology, external reminders, and environmental cues may help support everyday functioning and independence in the real-world. Currently, everyday functional ability is most often ...