Living environment and mobility of older adults.

  title={Living environment and mobility of older adults.},
  author={M Elaine Cress and Stefania Orini and Laura Kinsler},
  volume={57 3},
BACKGROUND Older adults often elect to move into smaller living environments. Smaller living space and the addition of services provided by a retirement community (RC) may make living easier for the individual, but it may also reduce the amount of daily physical activity and ultimately reduce functional ability. OBJECTIVE With home size as an independent variable, the primary purpose of this study was to evaluate daily physical activity and physical function of community dwellers (CD; n = 31… CONTINUE READING

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