The role of sensory and cognitive function in the onset of activity restriction in older people

Carol Jagger, Nicola Spiers, Antony Arthur

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Abstract

Extending healthy active life expectancy is a priority if we are to achieve gains in both the quality and quantity of life lived at older ages. We investigated the role of sensory (vision and hearing) and cognitive function on the onset of activity restriction in older people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-83
Number of pages7
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Volume27
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2005

Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disabled Persons
  • England
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Vision Disorders

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