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  1. 1. Educating older adults : Theoretical and empirical examinations of the learning philosophies in older age

    Författare :Hany Hachem; Johannes Westberg; Andreas Bergh; Andreas Nordin; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational gerontology; Anthony Giddens; U3A; older adult education; lifelong learning;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis, I theoretically and empirically examine the dominant learning philosophies in older age. Three statements of principles of educational gerontology coalesce into two notorious learning philosophies in older age: humanist and critical. They formulate answers to vital questions about the education of older people. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Nutritional Screening of Older Adults : Risk Factors for and Consequences of Malnutrition

    Författare :Lisa Söderström; Leif Bergkvist; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Andreas Rosenblad; Anja Saletti; Elisabet Rothenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; Malnutrition; Mortality; Older adults; Prevalence; Risk factors; Nutrition; Nutrition; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Sammanfattning : Aims The overall aim of this thesis was to extend current knowledge about the prevalence of malnutrition, to identify possible risk factors for development of malnutrition, and to describe the consequences of malnutrition in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality among older adults admitted to hospital.Methods The prevalence of malnutrition was estimated in a cohort of 1771 older adults (≥65 years) who were admitted to a Swedish hospital during 2008–2009 (15 months) and screened for malnutrition using the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) instrument. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Older Adults with Dual Sensory Loss : Prevalence, Diagnoses & Rehabilitation Services

    Författare :Elin Lundin; Stephen Widén; Agneta Anderzén-Carlsson; Moa Wahlqvist; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dual sensory loss; Healthy aging; Older adults; Prevalence; Rehabilitation services; Qualitative content analysis; Funktionsnedsättning och samhälle; Disability research;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Globally, the population aged 65 years and older are predicted to double within 30 years. The risk of developing vision loss in combination with hearing loss – dual sensory loss (DSL) increases with age. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Falls and fall prevention in community-dwelling older adults

    Författare :Susanna Tuvemo Johnson; Karin Hellström; Ann-Christin Johansson; Elisabeth Anens; Lillemor Lundin Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :older adults; falls; fall prevention; exercise; ICF; motivational interviewing; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Sammanfattning : Falls are the primary cause of injuries among older adults, and accidents that result from falls can lead to personal suffering and extensive societal burdens. The overall aims of this thesis were to explore and describe falls and fall prevention strategies in community-dwelling older adults and to evaluate a fall prevention home exercise program, the Otago Exercise Program (OEP), with or without motivational interviewing (MI). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Nutrition, exercise and body composition in community-dwelling older adults : Effects on function, wellbeing and mortality

    Författare :Åsa von Berens; Tommy Cederholm; Afsaneh Koochek; Margaretha Nydahl; Peter Nordström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Older adults; function; nutrition; wellbeing; mortality; exercise; sarcopenic obesity;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The demographic shift in society with more people reaching a high age provides new challenges for both society and the healthcare system.Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the impact of nutrition, exercise and body composition on function, wellbeing and mortality in community-dwelling older adults. LÄS MER