Working with Older People: Volume 26 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Ageing perception and social functioning in older adults: a narrative review

Elaheh Shoushtari-Moghaddam, Mohammad Hossein Kaveh, Mahin Nazari

Older people have a different perception of ageing and different factors can influence this perception. Among the factors influencing the perception of ageing are various…

Depression and anxiety in patients with heart failure: contributing factors, consequences and coping mechanisms: a review of the literature

Yasmeen Abu Sumaqa, Ferial A. Hayajneh

The purpose of this study is to integrate evidence on contributing factors, consequences, in addition to coping mechanisms of depression and anxiety in patients with heart failure.

Neurological music therapy for physical and psychological well-being among older people in the USA

Maanas Sharma

In the USA, the well-being of older people is increasingly precarious. There is a paucity of research into methods of care outside of traditional, costly, intensive methods…

Perception of barriers in physical activity participation among middle-aged adults: a qualitative study

Shivangi Sharma, Ammar Suhail

This study aims to explore perceived barriers to participating in regular physical activity (PA) among middle-aged adults in Una, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Physical health, access to health services and quality of life of older Thai adults working in fruit orchards

Sutham Nanthamongkolchai, Supaporn Tanta-Au, Pimsurang Taechaboonsermsak, Wanich Suksatan

Improving people’s quality of life (QoL) has become a prominent policy goal. However, nothing is known about how QoL evolves as people age, especially for those working in fruit…

Spreading the word: enablers and challenges to implementing a nature-based intervention for people living with dementia

Jennifer Bray, Simon Chester Evans, Teresa Atkinson

When new interventions are piloted, the implementation process often takes a back seat but can be key to ensuring that an intervention is successful. This paper aims to highlight…

The role of environmental design in enabling intergenerational support for people with dementia – what lessons can we learn from Japan

Grant Gibson, Martin Quirke, Melanie Lovatt

Japan, the world’s “oldest” society, has adopted intergenerational care programmes as one solution to the challenges of caring for its growing population of people living with…

Traditional dance “Molong Kopi” for maintaining of health status among older adults in long-term care of Indonesia

Kholid Rosyidi Muhammad Nur, Tantut Susanto, Rismawan Adi Yunanto, Latifa Aini Susumaningrum, Hanny Rasni

This study examined the influence of traditional dance “Molong Kopi” for maintaining health status of older adult (OA) in long-term care of Indonesia.

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