Tammy Bickmore, Nick Viti, Angela Hunt; Therapeutic Biking and the Effects on Depression in Long-Term-Care Residents: A Pilot Study. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505137. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO4032
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Date Presented 04/05/19
Productive aging is a key area for research and intervention to meet the needs of our rapidly aging society. For older adults living in a skilled-nursing facility, the opportunity for productive aging is often lost as a result of physical and cognitive deficits, and the incidents of depression in skilled-nursing facilities is high. This pilot study examined the effects of a six-week therapeutic biking program designed to provide an opportunity for extended mobility outside in a social context.
Primary Author and Speaker: Tammy Bickmore
Additional Authors and Speakers: Nick Viti, Angela Hunt
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