Educational and Cultural Engagement and Incidence of Health Adverse Events
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This study evaluated if the social and cultural activities decrease the incidence of dementia and frailty conditions.
Condition or disease
Older AdultsDepressionCognitive Decline
The past decade has been characterized by the involvement of Museums in individual health prevention and promotion by using art-based activities to improve quality of life and well-being. Visiting museum or over cultural and educational activity could be used for health prevention and promotion. For the development of appropriate educational and cultural activities, there is a need, first, to improve knowledge about social and health condition of older adult, and second to examine the effects of engagement in educational and social activity on incidence of health adverse events.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
50 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
People from Canada who participate in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. Participants who have the habits to go to museums for art classes, workshops, guided visits, and others arts activities. Participants of Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging who are involved in art and educational activities in their communities.
Being 50 years and over
Being enrolled in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Actively involved in social and cultural activities
Never enrolled in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging