Resultados: 23

Physiological changes in vision during aging: perceptions of older adults and healthcare providers

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (3), 2021
Objective. To identify the physiological changes in older adults’ vision during the aging process. Methods. An exploratory, descriptive study with a qualitative approach was conducted with 20 older adults and six healthcare providers who worked with older adults in João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil). The ...

The capacity of informal caregivers in the rehabilitation of older people after a stroke

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (2), 2021
Objective. To characterize informal caregivers of dependent older people after a stroke related to aspects of care, and to describe the activities performed and the difficulties faced by these caregivers. Methods. Cross-sectional, descriptive study, held in southern Brazil with 190 informal caregivers of...

Grieves and struggles of family caregivers providing care for bedridden elderly patients affected by chronic degenerative diseases

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (2), 2021
Objective. To understand grieves and struggles of family caregivers providing care for bedridden elderly patients affected by chronic degenerative diseases. Methods. This cross-sectional study was developed following the guidelines of the clinical-qualitative method. The sample was composed of 10 female ...

Institutionalized elderly: vulnerabilities and strategies to cope with Covid-19 in Brazil

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (1), 2021
This article presents a systematized reflection and discussion around two guiding axes: the first discusses aging and vulnerabilities to biological, physical, cognitive, social and affective losses that require specific attention, as well as vulnerabilities to COVID-19 to which institutionalized elderly ...

Fear of Falling among Community-dwelling Sedentary and Active Older People

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (1), 2021
Objective. The study sought to compare community-dwelling older people with respect to their level of physical activity and to the fear of falls between a group of sedentary elderly and a group of active elderly. Methods. Cross-sectional descriptive study carried out with 113 community-dwelling older pe...

Síntomas depresivos en los ancianos y cuidadores de sobrecarga en la atención domiciliaria

Invest. educ. enferm; 35 (2), 2017
Objective. To characterize the elderly population and their caregivers and to verify the association of depressive symptoms of the elderly and the caregiver’s burden with the variables of interest. Methods. A cross-sectional study with 80 elderly people and 78 caregivers in a Primary Health Service in ...

Discapacidad y morbilidad entre los ancianos, de acuerdo con las condiciones sociodemográficas e indicativo de la depresión

Invest. educ. enferm; 35 (1), 2017
Objectives. To investigate the association of functional incapacity and the number of morbidities with sociodemographic, economic and health variables. Methods. This is a household survey, quantitative and transversal approach, conducted with 1,693 elderly in Uberaba-MG in 2012. We used the Mini-Mental S...

Factors influencing family care by immigrant women in Spain: a qualitative study

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (3), 2016
Abstract Objective. To identify and understand factors that influence the relationships in the environment of family care provided by live-in immigrant caregivers. Methods. Interpretive qualitative study from a phenomenological perspective, using in-depth interviews, discussion groups and participant...

Maintenance of functional capacity in cognitive stimulation subgroups

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (3), 2016
Abstract Objective. To evaluate the improvement of the elderly's functional capacity before intervention in cognitive stimulation workshops, according to subgroups. Methods. Quantitative study, by before and after evaluation, following during one year the cognitive stimulation intervention, conducted a...

Spirituality and Religiosity in Elderly Adults with Chronic Disease

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (2), 2016
Objective.This work sought to explore the relationship between spirituality and religiosity in elderly adults with chronic disease. Methods. This was a cross-sectional cohort study with a representative sample of 229 elderly adults with chronic disease registered in 12 life centers in the city of Cartage...