PTP 783 Jennifer Blackwood. Cognitive Changes in Aging. Cognitive Changes. Cognition: defined as awareness by perception, reasoning, judgment, intuition, memory, and knowledge 25% of the population 65+ have a cognitive impairment Increases with advanced age
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Personalities remain stable with aging: if it changes possible psychiatric dysfunction
*Peripheral impairments less likely as a source, but more central processing and integration of perceptual information (Franssen et al, 1999)
Folstein et al, 1975, Galantino et al, 2006
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We will focus on LEVELS 2 through 4 with regards to dementia and physical therapy practice!Each Level will be broken down in to ‘high’ and ‘low’ portions.
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