Jalisa Johnson, Amy Rollins, Jeanne Wenos; The Effects of Participation in Peer-Supported Group-Activity Intervention on the Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Adults. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515365. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO2611
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Date Presented 03/26/20
This Participatory Action Research aimed to increase the quality of life among community-dwelling adults through participation in a reflection-based problem-solving intervention. It explored the effects of group activity on functional mobility, social interactions, and emotional health in community-dwelling adults residing in subsidized housing. In a nine-week intervention, participants showed an 87% increase in functional movement scores on the TUG and social interactions.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jalisa Johnson
Additional Authors and Speakers: Amy Rollins, Jeanne Wenos
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