International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part D (2019)
Effectiveness of brain training exercise among elderly with cognitive impairment in selected oldage homes at Puducherry
Old age is an unavoidable reality and is a community need. Aging occurs at different dimensions, such as social, behavioural, psychological, morphological and molecular.
Old age is viewed both as a stage in the life span of an individual and also a segment of a population in society. The public consider 50 years and above as old age whereas substantial proportion of persons who are in their 60’s do not look upon themselves as old. Psychologist consider the age of 60 as a demarcating line between middle and old age, whereas social researchers often set the boundary of the old age as 65 years.
Objective: Identify the cognitive impairment among the elderly and to Determine the effectiveness of brain training on cognitive impairment among the elderly.
Materials and Methods: A quasi experimental for Study Group and Control Group was choose the for this study to assess the cognitive impairments among elderly in old age home.
Results: The results showed mean value of 5.15 and a standard deviation of 0.671 in the mean value was 4.65 and standard deviation was 0.587.
How to cite this article:
S Anitha. Effectiveness of brain training exercise among elderly with cognitive impairment in selected oldage homes at Puducherry. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(1):234-237.