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|Title||Adaptive Therapies to Optimize Function among Older Patients Managing Cerebrovascular Disease|
|Description||The purpose of this study is to develop a community integrated combined cognitive training and physical activity intervention program for older participant with mild cognitive impairment and to assess change in cognitive function, physical function and quality of life among participants receiving the combined intervention, compared to participants receiving care as usual (control). |
Elders with subjective memory complaints (SMC) will be recruited from the William-Emslie YMCA. To identify potentially eligible participants with MCI, elders with SMC will be preliminarily screened using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment.
You are expected to be in the study for six months.
Compensation is available.
Visits will take place at William-Emslie YMCA at 585 William Street, Buffalo NY 14206.
|Principal Investigator||SATCHIDANAND, NIKHIL|
|Key Eligibility||1) 65 to 85 years of age; 2) Male or female; 3) Demonstrate mild (18 – 26 points) cognitive decline as assessed by the Montreal Cognitive Assessment upon screening; 4) Gait and motor disturbances as demonstrated by a score of < 10 out of 12 points on a the Brief Physical Performance Battery (stand, semi-tandem and tandem stand, 4-meter walk and chair-stand); 5) Having no relative or absolute contraindications to non-physician supervised exercise as guided by the American College of Sports Medicine.|
|Contact|| NIKHIL SATCHIDANAND |