Changes in the use of assistive devices among 90-year-old persons.

@article{Ivanoff2005ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the use of assistive devices among 90-year-old persons.},
  author={Synneve Dahlin Ivanoff and Ulla Sonn},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          246-51
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The growing numbers of elderly people are expected to lead to an increasing demand for assistive devices. The purpose of this study was to examine changes in the use of assistive devices over time and their relation to dependence in daily activities among 90-year-old persons living at home. METHODS This retrospective longitudinal study examined the 90-year-old population at the ages of 85 and 90, and 195 persons participated. RESULTS 92% of the 90-year-old population… CONTINUE READING
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