Life-space and Related Factors for the Elderly in a Geriatric Health Service Facility

@inproceedings{Tanaka2018LifespaceAR,
  title={Life-space and Related Factors for the Elderly in a Geriatric Health Service Facility},
  author={Shigeya Tanaka and Tetsuya Yamagami},
  year={2018}
}
For the elderly, decreased physical activity raises the risks of morbidity from other diseases, mortality, falls, and the progression of cognitive decline.1–4) Certain amounts of physical activity are considered to extend healthy life expectancy for elderly persons, especially in residential facilities where residents tend to spend their time passively and find it difficult to maintain their usual routines.5,6) Although the inactivity of institutionalized elderly persons who need daily life… CONTINUE READING

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