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NEIGHBORHOOD PERCEPTION OF SAFETY AND THE MOBILITY GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN IN OLD AGE
Background and Objectives: Mobility limitations are a prevalent issue in older adult populations, and an important determinant of disability and mortality. Neighborhood conditions are key determinants of mobility and ...
Effects of retirement on cognitive function: A gender and international perspecive
Background: As the global population is ageing, studying cognitive impairments including dementia, one of the leading causes of disability in old age worldwide, is of fundamental importance to public health. As a major ...
Aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities: the effect of frailty and health instability in home care users on admission to long-term care
BACKGROUND: An increasingly large proportion of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are frail. Measuring frailty is challenging, and generic measures of frailty inaccurately identify frailty in this ...
Physical mobility and aging in intellectual disability
Background: The growing population of older adults with intellectual disabilities is likely to experience secondary disabilities that affect well-being. Despite the established importance of mobility in the general ...