More information on the concept of successful cognitive aging, how the brain and mind change as we age, and how to support your own healthy cognitive aging process can be found in this article on Cognitive Aging Article.
Informative data on cognitive aging in easily understandable terms:
Dr Snowden talks about results of the famous nun study and what it teaches us with regard to aging sucessfully
Cognitive Aging versus Alzheimer’s Disease
Difference between Alzheimer’s and normal forgetfulness
How to Tell if It’s Depression or Dementia | Health (2008)
Depression vs Dementia (2013)
Risk assessment with an older woman – dementia or depression? This is a film, in two parts, that explores risk assessment with an older woman. The first demonstrates poor practice, as two nurses display a number of prejudices and poor attitudes towards older people, leading to potentially dangerous and damaging assumptions.
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cognitive aging/ cognitive health
people with acquired brain injury.
In general, Cognitive Rehabilitation refers to a set of non-invasive and evidence-based techniques and interventions intended to alleviate cognitive (e.g. memory) difficulties by improving performance in cognitive and functional areas, thereby improving a client’s quality of life.
Acquired Brain Injury
Conditions in which Cognitive Rehabilitation Principles can be and have been utilized successfully include:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Anoxic Brain Injury (e.g. drowning)
Conditions in which Cognitive Rehabilitation Principles can be and have been successfully utilized: