Characterization of Older Adults Who Attribute Functional Decrements to “Old Age”

@article{Williamson1996CharacterizationOO,
  title={Characterization of Older Adults Who Attribute Functional Decrements to “Old Age”},
  author={Jeff Williamson and Linda P Fried},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={44}
}
OBJECTIVE: Understanding the contributors to physical disability in older adults is an important component of the national health objective of expanding disability‐free life by the year 2000. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency with which older adults attribute their difficulty performing a number of common daily tasks to “old age” and to identify specific conditions and diseases associated with this attribution. Finally we sought to determine the characteristics that might… Expand
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