Association Between Life Space and Risk of Mortality in Advanced Age

  title={Association Between Life Space and Risk of Mortality in Advanced Age},
  author={Patricia A. Boyle and Aron S Buchman and Lisa L. Barnes and Bryan D. James and David A. Bennett},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={58 10},
OBJECTIVES To examine the association between life space, a measure of functional status that describes the range of movement through the environment covered during daily functioning, and the risk of mortality in older community-based persons. DESIGN Two ongoing, prospective observational cohort studies of aging. SETTING Greater metropolitan Chicago area. PARTICIPANTS One thousand four hundred forty-five community-based older persons without dementia. MEASUREMENTS Life space was… CONTINUE READING

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