Shut-In? Impact of Chronic Conditions on Community Participation Restriction among Older Adults

@inproceedings{Theis2011ShutInIO,
  title={Shut-In? Impact of Chronic Conditions on Community Participation Restriction among Older Adults},
  author={Kristina A. Theis and Sylvia E. Furner},
  booktitle={Journal of aging research},
  year={2011}
}
Community participation may be especially important for older adults, who are often at risk for unwanted declines in participation. We estimated the prevalence of community participation restriction (PR) due to perceived environmental barriers among older adults (≥50 years) and compared the impact among those with selected chronic conditions. Individuals with low-prevalence conditions reported high community PR (9.1-20.4%), while those with highly prevalent conditions (e.g., arthritis) had… CONTINUE READING

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