Prof. João Apóstolo

Email address>Joao Apostolo
Affiliation / OrganisationHealth Sciences Research Unit: Nursing, Nursing School of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Portugal Centre for Evidence Based Practice: a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence
Which is the PRIMARY NET4Age Working Group you are involved in?WG2
Paper 1
DOI 10.3390/ijerph16173125
TitleEffectiveness of a Combined Intervention on Psychological and Physical Capacities of Frail Older Adults: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
AuthorsJoão Apóstolo; Maria dos Anjos Dixe; Elzbieta Bobrowicz-Campos; Timóteo Aerosa; Rita Santos-Rocha; Mónica Braúna; Jaime Ribeiro; Isabel Marques; Joana Freitas; Maria de Lurdes Almeida; Filipa Couto ;
JournalInt. J. Environ. Res. Public Health
Keywordsolder adults
combined intervention
cognitive stimulation
Animal-Assisted activities
physical exercise
depressive symptomatology
gait analysis
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Paper 2
TitleMild cognitive decline. A position statement of the Cognitive Decline Group of the European Innovation Partnership for Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPAHA)
AuthorsJoao Apostolo, Carol Holland, Matthew D L O'Connell, Joanne Feeney, Rafael Tabares-Seisdedos, George Tadros, Elzbieta Campos, Nadine Santos, Deirdre A Robertson, Maura Marcucci, Isabel Varela-Nieto, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Eduard Vieta, Esperanza Navarro-Pardo, Gabriel Selva-Vera, Vicent Balanzá-Martínez, Antonio Cano
Cognitive frailty
Mild cognitive decline
Position statement.
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Paper 3
TitleCognitive Stimulation in Older Adults: An Innovative Good Practice Supporting Successful Aging and Self-Care
AuthorsJ Apóstolo, E Bobrowicz-Campos, I Gil, R Silva, P Costa, F Couto, D Cardoso, A Barata and M Almeida
JournalTransl Med UniSa
Keywordsolder adults
Cognitive frailty
cognitive impairment
cognitive stimulation
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4. Focus of research during the past 3 yearsSH3_9 Health, ageing and society
SH3_13 Digital social research
SH4_6 Learning, memory, cognition in ageing
5. Other research during the past 3 yearsResearch projects and interests: patients' comfort, depression, cognitive impairment, cognitive stimulation in the older adult, older adult frailty and synthesis of science
6. Ongoing research for collaborative activitiesOther
7. Other ongoing researchN/A
8. Available to partcipate in a webinar for partners to present your ongoing research?No
1. Products/tools, services or other activities available for collaboration If yes, Patient summary
2. Available to participate in a webinar for partners to present the product, service, tool or other?No
3. Short description of product, tool, service or otherN/A
4. Innovative training/empowerment contentN/A
5. Available to participate in a webinar for partners to present the training/empowerment content?Yes
1. Connections to local/regional ecosystem on health and well-being in an age-friendly digital worldCitizens
2. If yes, please can you provide the name, link or short description of the ecosystem you are involved in? ;
3. Interested in fostering a quadruple helix ecosystem within the frame of the COST ActionNo
4. Familiarity with international funding programmesErasmus+, Horizon 2020
5. Interest in international funding programmesEurope for citizens
Health for growth