Effects of integrated interventions on the brain’s ability of elderly people with mild cognitive impairment 10.55131/jphd/2023/210115

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Patcharaporn Wongarsa
Yuttachai Chaiyasit
Jutharat Saowaphan
Narumol Muthawan

Abstract

The goal of the quasi-experimental study was to examine the effects of integrated interventions on the brain’s ability of elderly people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Six weeks of integrated interventions consisted of promoting physical activities, brain training, and group activities, which were developed for the experimental group. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment Thai Version (MoCA-Thai Version) was used for evaluating the brain’s ability of the elderly people. The data were analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Chi-square, dependent t-test, and independent t-test. The study's findings showed that the experimental group's average MoCA-Thai Version test score increased after finishing the program (p < 0.01). Additionally, the experimental group's average MoCA-Thai Version test score was significantly (p < 0.01) higher than the control group. Therefore, elderly people with MCI should be encouraged to engage in physical activities, brain training, and group activities through the integrated program for promoting the brain’s ability.

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Wongarsa P, Chaiyasit Y, Saowaphan J, Muthawan N. Effects of integrated interventions on the brain’s ability of elderly people with mild cognitive impairment: 10.55131/jphd/2023/210115. J Public Hlth Dev [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 24 [cited 2024 Apr. 13];21(1):202-11. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AIHD-MU/article/view/260617
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Patcharaporn Wongarsa, Faculty of Nursing, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Faculty of Nursing, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Yuttachai Chaiyasit, Faculty of Nursing, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Faculty of Nursing, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Jutharat Saowaphan, Faculty of Nursing Ratchathani University, Udon Thani Campus, Udon Thani, Thailand

Faculty of Nursing Ratchathani University, Udon Thani Campus, Udon Thani, Thailand

Narumol Muthawan, Ban Dam Pha Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Kham Yai, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Ban Dam Pha Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Kham Yai, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

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