December 20, 2015

Healthy Aging

LIFE LONG LEARNING

Cheng, S.-T., Chow, P. K., Song, Y.-Q., Yu, E. C. S., Chan, A. C. M., Lee, T. M. C., & Lam, J. H. M. (2014). Mental and physical activities delay cognitive decline in older persons with dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry22(1), 63–74.

Kesse-Guyot, E., Charreire, H., Andreeva, V. A., Touvier, M., Hercberg, S., Galan, P., & Oppert, J.-M. (2012). Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of different sedentary behaviors with cognitive performance in older adults. PloS One7(10), e47831.
Miller, K. J., Dye, R. V., Kim, J., Jennings, J. L., O’Toole, E., Wong, J., & Siddarth, P. (2013). Effect of a computerized brain exercise program on cognitive performance in older adults. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry21(7), 655–663.
Reijnders, J., van Heugten, C., & van Boxtel, M. (2013). Cognitive interventions in healthy older adults and people with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews12(1), 263–275.
Smith, G. E., Housen, P., Yaffe, K., Ruff, R., Kennison, R. F., Mahncke, H. W., & Zelinski, E. M. (2009). A cognitive training program based on principles of brain plasticity: results from the Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training (IMPACT) study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society57(4), 594–603.
Valenzuela, M., & Sachdev, P. (2009). Can cognitive exercise prevent the onset of dementia? Systematic review of randomized clinical trials with longitudinal follow-up. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry17(3), 179–187.
Verghese, J., Lipton, R. B., Katz, M. J., Hall, C. B., Derby, C. A., Kuslansky, G., … Buschke, H. (2003). Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderly. The New England Journal of Medicine348(25), 2508–2516.
Wilson, R. S., Mendes De Leon, C. F., Barnes, L. L., Schneider, J. A., Bienias, J. L., Evans, D. A., & Bennett, D. A. (2002). Participation in cognitively stimulating activities and risk of incident Alzheimer disease. JAMA287(6), 742–748.
MENTAL HEALTH
Gallo, J. J., & Lebowitz, B. D. (1999). The epidemiology of common late-life mental disorders in the community: themes for the new century. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.)50(9), 1158–1166. Online: ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=83333
Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits. A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research57(1), 35–43.
Hogan, D. B., Jennett, P., Freter, S., Bergman, H., Chertkow, H., Gold, S., & Clarfield, A. M. (2001). Recommendations of the Canadian Consensus Conference on Dementia–dissemination, implementation, and evaluation of impact. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. Le Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques28 Suppl 1, S115–121.
Kato, K., Zweig, R., Barzilai, N., & Atzmon, G. (2012). Positive attitude towards life and emotional expression as personality phenotypes for centenarians. Aging4(5), 359–367.
Levy, B. R., Slade, M. D., & Kasl, S. V. (2002). Longitudinal benefit of positive self-perceptions of aging on functional health. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences57(5), P409–417.
 Meeks, T. W., & Jeste, D. V. (2009). Neurobiology of wisdom: a literature overview. Archives of General Psychiatry66(4), 355–365.
Buchanan D, et al. National guidelines for seniors’ mental health: The assessment and treatment of depression. Can Geriatr J 2006;9(2):S52-S58.
Online: http://www.ccsmh.ca/pdf/final%20supplement.pdf
Cassidy KL, et al. The silent geriatric giant: Anxiety disorders in late life. Geriatrics and Aging 2008;11(3):150-156.
Online: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579825
Hogan DB, et al. National guidelines for seniors’ mental health: The assessment and treatment of delirium. Can Geriatr J 2006;9(2):S42-S51.
Buchanan D, et al. National guidelines for seniors’ mental health: The assessment and treatment of mental health issues in long-term care homes (focus on mood and behaviour symptoms). Can Geriatr J 2006;9(2):S59-S64.
Online: http://www.ccsmh.ca/pdf/final%20supplement.pdf
Baycrest Hospital’s website on late-life depression.

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