Cognitive Health In Older Adults: Changing Unhealthy Lifestyles and Reducing Risk Factors (PHE)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE) and the Cambridge Institute of Public Health have produced a summary of reviews which offer evidence to support the commissioning of interventions concerning a range of modifiable lifestyle risk factors / unhealthy behaviours in older adults.

The aim is to help local authorities and CCGs identify which interventions a most likely to promote healthy behaviours and prevent cognitive decline for older adults living in the community. The focus is on lifestyle behaviour change programmes and evidence-based prevention packages for older adults.

The main section headings/ sub-headings in this report comprise:

  • Purpose of this resource.
  • Background.
  • Evidence synthesis.
  • Findings:
    • Multi-component.
    • Alcohol.
    • Smoking.
    • Diet.
    • Physical activity.
    • Cognitive stimulation.
    • Social.
    • Leisure activity.
  • References.
  • Related guidance.

Full Text Link

Reference

Changing risk behaviours and promoting cognitive health in older adults: an evidence-based resource for local authorities and commissioners. Prepared by the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge. London: Public Health England, November 23rd 2016. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2016427.

There is also an Executive Summary and (for the professionals) a detailed set of Intervention Tables.

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