Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
Subjective Memory Complaints (SMC) as a Determinant Factor of Social Participation Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • New York University, New York, NY, USA
  • Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Wonju, Republic of Korea
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Subjective Memory Complaints (SMC) as a Determinant Factor of Social Participation Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505185. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO6605
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505185. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO6605
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

The study used cross-sectional data of 1,202 community-dwelling adults age 65 and older from the Health and Retirement Study. The finding indicates that SMC have a small but significant effect on social participation among older adults. Therefore, OTs need to start considering SMC when facilitating social participation among older adults.

Primary Author and Speaker: Chang Dae Lee

Additional Authors and Speakers: Sangmi Park