Managing activity difficulties at home: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries.

  title={Managing activity difficulties at home: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries.},
  author={Brian J. Dudgeon and Jeanne Marie Hoffman and M{\'a}rcia Aparecida Ciol and Anne Shumway-Cook and Kathryn M. Yorkston and Leighton Chan},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={89 7},
OBJECTIVE To describe assistance from helpers and use of assistive technology and environmental modification by community-dwelling people with difficulties in activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). DESIGN Cross-sectional study using the 2004 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. SETTING Community. PARTICIPANTS Nationally representative sample of 14,500 Medicare beneficiaries (mean age, 71.5 y; 55% female; 49% currently married; 68% living… CONTINUE READING
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