Older adults' quality of life - Exploring the role of the built environment and social cohesion in community-dwelling seniors on low income.

@article{Engel2016OlderAQ,
  title={Older adults' quality of life - Exploring the role of the built environment and social cohesion in community-dwelling seniors on low income.},
  author={Lidia Engel and A M Chudyk and Maureen C Ashe and Heather A. McKay and David G T Whitehurst and Stirling Bryan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={164},
  pages={1-11}
}
The built environment and social cohesion are increasingly recognized as being associated with older adults' quality of life (QoL). However, limited research in this area still exists and the relationship has remained unexplored in the area of Metro Vancouver, Canada. This study examined the association between the built environment and social cohesion with QoL of 160 community-dwelling older adults (aged ≥ 65 years) on low income from Metro Vancouver. Cross-sectional data acquired from the… CONTINUE READING
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