Deborah Bolding; Older Adults’ Perceptions About Participation and Safety Using Walkers. Am J Occup Ther 2018;72(4_Supplement_1):7211515255p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5019.
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Date Presented 4/20/2018
Community-dwelling older adults who use walkers were surveyed about their effect on safety and participation. Most walkers were obtained by family or friends. Walkers increased feelings of safety and aided participation in community activities; barriers were weight and bulkiness.
Primary Author and Speaker: Deborah Bolding
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