Age differences and age changes in activities: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

@article{Verbrugge1996AgeDA,
  title={Age differences and age changes in activities: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.},
  author={Lois M. Verbrugge and Ann L. Gruber-Baldini and James Leonard Fozard},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          S30-41
        }
}
This study examines cross-sectional age differences, longitudinal age changes, and secular changes in obligatory, committed, and discretionary activities, using activity questionnaire completed by men and women participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging between 1958 and 1992. (1) Time spent, on obligatory activities and passive leisure is greatest, and on committed activities and active leisure least, for older adults. (2) Longitudinal patterns usually mirror cross-sectional ones… CONTINUE READING

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