International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Experimental Result Paper | Paramedical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


Effect of Cognitive Training on Activities of Daily Living of Elderly - An Experimental Study

Sabeeha Haradwala | Dhara Vaghela [3]


Abstract: Background: Cognitive changes with time or with ageing are normal but there is significant variability in age-related cognitive from individual to individual. Many older adults experience difficulty with IADLs as their cognitive function begins to decline. Need: The need of this study is to see, to what extend the cognitive therapy can help the elderly to perform their activity of daily living independently and more accurately. Aim: Effect of cognitive training on activities of daily living of elderly. Method: 34 elderly individuals aged between 60-70 years were included in the study according to the inclusion criteria. Treatment took place for 4 weeks and session will be given 4 times a week. Outcome: MMSE (for screening), Lawton instrumental activity of daily living and Katz index of independency in activities of daily living scale. Result: After treatment of 4 weeks and 4 times a week there was significant improvement in ADL of elderly.


Keywords: Cognition, MMSE, Katz index and Lawton instrumental activity of daily living


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 1447 - 1451


How to Cite this Article?

Sabeeha Haradwala, Dhara Vaghela, "Effect of Cognitive Training on Activities of Daily Living of Elderly - An Experimental Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022, pp. 1447-1451, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22719202816

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