Effect of group activities on health promotion for the community-dwelling elderly

@inproceedings{Fukasawa2016EffectOG,
  title={Effect of group activities on health promotion for the community-dwelling
elderly},
  author={Masako Fukasawa and Haruyasu Yamaguchi},
  booktitle={Journal of rural medicine : JRM},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE In Japan, the Integrated Community Care System aims to support residents to live as independently as possible at home. Koreisya-Kyoshitsu and Fureaiikiiki salons are two types of group activities for community-dwelling elderly. We investigated effective ways of conducting such activities. METHODS We analyzed 96 subjects from 8 salons and 354 subjects from 10 Koreisya-Kyoshitsu. Self-completed questionnaires included the following: attributes, the Motor Fitness Scale (MFS), revised… CONTINUE READING