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Jones, Cindy; Moyle, Wendy – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Expression of sexuality by older people, particularly those with dementia, can be challenging and confronting for aged-care staff. Education on this topic is often a low priority area for aged-care organizations, and there appears to be limited training programs available. Results from our study highlighted the value of an eLearning education…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Dementia
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Scott, Theresa L.; Mittelman, Mary S.; Beattie, Elizabeth; Parker, Deborah; Neville, Christine – Educational Gerontology, 2015
The aim of this study was to develop an Internet-based self-directed training program for Australian healthcare workers to facilitate learning and competence in delivery of a proven intervention for caregivers of people with dementia: The New York University Caregiver Intervention (NYUCI). The NYUCI is a nonpharmacological, multicomponent…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Older Adults, Health Personnel, Caregivers
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Simpson, Tamara; Camfield, David; Pipingas, Andrew; Macpherson, Helen; Stough, Con – Educational Gerontology, 2012
In an increasingly aging population, a number of adults are concerned about declines in their cognitive abilities. Online computer-based cognitive training programs have been proposed as an accessible means by which the elderly may improve their cognitive abilities; yet, more research is needed in order to assess the efficacy of these programs. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Comparative Analysis, Control Groups