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Activities for Cognitive Enhancement of Seniors
Cognitive aging and cognitive decline are important public health concerns in an aging US population. The investigators will conduct a randomized controlled trail among healthy older adults to assess effects of several innovative activities on remediation of age-related cognitive decline.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
- Behavioral: Tai Chi
- Behavioral: Guided autobiography
- Behavioral: Qigong
- Behavioral: Successful aging
- Behavioral: Combination
- Behavioral: Comparison
- 70 years of age or older.
- No other household member already enrolled.
- In reasonably good health: no serious cognitive problem; free of any condition that
would limit your ability to participate in Tai Chi classes (a moderate intensity
exercise), in Qigong exercises, in a writing program, or in a seminar series.
- Not presently engaged in a regular exercise program; not presently engaged in Tai Chi
Qigong or another form of Eastern exercise; and not a regular writer.
- Not now engaged in research to enhance cognitive skills.
- Willing to travel to Stanford for ACE-Seniors program classes. Planning to be in the
area during most of the coming year;
- Willing to be assigned randomly (by chance) to one of the ACE-Senior activities.
- Failure to meet inclusion criteria.
Ages Eligible for Study
70 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study