Resultados: 21

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Correlation of quality of life with knowledge and attitude of diabetic elderly

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (1), 2016
Objective.To describe the quality of life (QL), knowledge and attitude of the elderly with diabetes mellitus (DM) and to correlate the QL with the knowledge and the attitude of the elderly. Method. It is a cross-sectional study of household inquiry type and developed with 296 elderly with DM. The used in...

Adaptation to chronic benign pain in elderly adults

Invest. educ. enferm; 33 (1), 2015
Objective. This study sought to comprehend and analyze the experience of living with chronic benign pain during aging from the perspective of the adaptation model by Callista Roy. Methodology. Ours was an exploratory descriptive study using for analysis tools from the theory based on criteria by Strauss ...

Reorganization of elderly care in a primary health care service through the Altadir method of popular planning

Invest. educ. enferm; 31 (3), 2013
This paper's objective was to describe the experience of students and professors in selecting problems and developing strategies to solve these problems using the Altadir method of popular planning during the undergraduate nursing program at the State University of Maringá, Paraná (Brazil). The problem...