versão ISSN 1029-3019
Influence of the Grandparents' house on the elderly. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.8, pp. 2065-2068. ISSN 1029-3019.
A prospective research of 27 elderly that attended the Municipal San Luis grandparents' house daily in Santiago de Cuba was carried out, who underwent with enthusiasm physical exercising, educative chats and participative group techniques, activities developed to measure their influences on health status of the aged, as well as to determine their emotional status. Among the predominant variables in the case material figured: ages between 75-79 years old, male sex, history of arthritis, changes of mood from sadness to happiness and compensation of the morbid processes at the end of study.
Palavras-chave : elderly; grandparents' house; participative activities; emotional status; primary health care.