Questionnaire-based evaluation of everyday competence in older adults

  title={Questionnaire-based evaluation of everyday competence in older adults},
  author={Tobias Kalisch and Julia Richter and Melanie Lenz and Jan-Christoph Kattenstroth and Izabela Kolankowska and Martin Tegenthoff and Hubert R. Dinse},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
BACKGROUND Gerontological research aims at understanding factors that are crucial for mediating "successful aging". This term denotes the absence of significant disease and disabilities, maintenance of high levels of physical and cognitive function, and preservation of social and productive activities. Preservation of an active lifestyle is considered an effective means through which everyday competence can be attained. In this context, it is crucial to obtain ratings of modern day older adults… CONTINUE READING