Reminiscence Therapy as a Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Elderly People

Nirmala K. S., Riny Pujiyanti, M. Noor Ifansyah, I Kadek Dwi Swarjana

Abstract

Dementia is a symptom or a condition which is often happen to some elderly people that decreasing cognitive ability and also functional and behavior disorder. Reminiscence therapy is one of psychosocial intervention that is commonly used for the elderly people in dementia that has the main objective as defending the personal past and perpetuating the identity of the certain person, and also use stimulation, communication, socialization, and entertainment. The objective of this research is to identify the effectivity of reminiscence therapy on elderly people with dementia in preventing cognitive decline. The article searches through the database, for instance, ProQuest, Scopus, Ebsco, Cinahl, and ScienceDirect. The year limitation range is 9 years (2009-2017). The analysis from the article searches is resulted 15 suitable articles with the term required. The reminiscence therapy which is used to prevent cognitive decline (the life quality repairment) is using elderly life story approach with the methods of pictures, multimedia, music, peer support, and combining. Reminiscence therapy which is using the life story approach with the method of pictures, multimedia, music, peer support, and combination reliable and effective to increase the life quality of patients with dementia.

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S. N., Pujiyanti R., Ifansyah M. and Swarjana I. (2018). Reminiscence Therapy as a Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Elderly People.In Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC, ISBN 978-989-758-336-0, pages 438-441. DOI: 10.5220/0008326404380441


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@conference{inc18,
author={Nirmala K. S. and Riny Pujiyanti and M. Noor Ifansyah and I Kadek Dwi Swarjana},
title={Reminiscence Therapy as a Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Elderly People},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,},
year={2018},
pages={438-441},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008326404380441},
isbn={978-989-758-336-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,
TI - Reminiscence Therapy as a Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Elderly People
SN - 978-989-758-336-0
AU - S. N.
AU - Pujiyanti R.
AU - Ifansyah M.
AU - Swarjana I.
PY - 2018
SP - 438
EP - 441
DO - 10.5220/0008326404380441