Connor Daws, Peggy Barco, David Carr, Michael Wallendorf; Community Participation After Recommended Driving Retirement in Older Adults With Dementia. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505138. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO4608
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Date Presented 03/27/20
This cross-sectional exploratory study considers the community mobility and participation of older adults with dementia following a comprehensive driving evaluation. Older adults who stop driving go through changes that may cause health decline. Results of this study show the importance of socially aligned activities and their impact on quality of life, as well as effective areas for OT intervention to minimize the poor outcomes associated with driving retirement.
Primary Author and Speaker: Connor Daws
Additional Authors and Speakers: Peggy Barco
Contributing Authors: David Carr, Michael Wallendorf
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