Poster Session  |   July 2015
Feasibility of Using Global Positioning System (GPS)-Enabled Cell Phones to Characterize Community Participation in Older Adults
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Feasibility of Using Global Positioning System (GPS)-Enabled Cell Phones to Characterize Community Participation in Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911500101p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4091
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911500101p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4091
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

It is important to have objective measures of community participation. A pilot study was conducted, and it demonstrated that it is feasible to use commercially available cellular telephones to accurately and automatically measure the temporal and spatial patterns of an older adult’s community participation.