Several kinds of health consultation and rehabilitation for functional disorders aimed at stroke prevention and maintenance of cognitive function in an elderly population in Hokkaido county, Japan. Changes in cardiovascular and neurobehavioral endpoints between 2000 and 2002 were assessed in 72 of 115 subjects over 75 years of age. Direct social intervention, including lifestyle modification can have a positive impact, notably on subjects with cardiovascular disorders.
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- Disturbed neurobiological function
- Elderly population
- Social intervention