Participation of metropolitan, urban and rural community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Therrien2010ParticipationOM,
  title={Participation of metropolitan, urban and rural community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={France-H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Therrien and Johanne Desrosiers},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          e52-6
        }
}
Environmental factors are important in maintaining a high level of participation. This cross-sectional study aimed at comparing the level of participation of older adults living in rural, urban and metropolitan environments and exploring sociodemographic factors associated with participation according to each type of environment. A total of 350 community-dwelling participants showing a normal aging process were randomly recruited. Participation in daily activities and social roles was measured… CONTINUE READING
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