Widespread pain and depression are key modifiable risk factors associated with reduced social participation in older adults


In older adults, reduced social participation increases the risk of poor health-related quality of life, increased levels of inflammatory markers and cardiovascular disease, and increased mortality. Older adults frequently present to primary care, which offers the potential to deliver interventions at the point of care to increase social participation. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004111


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