The burden of functional disabilities for middle-aged and older adults in the United States

TitleThe burden of functional disabilities for middle-aged and older adults in the United States
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsMcGrath, R, S. Snih, A, Markides, K, Hackney, K, Bailey, R, Peterson, M
JournalThe Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging
Volume23
Issue2
Pagination172-174
ISSN Number1279-7707
KeywordsActivities of Daily Living, Disabilities, IADLS
Abstract

Understanding the role of functional capacity on longevity is important as the population in the United States ages. The purpose of this study was to determine the burden of instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) and activities of daily living (ADL) disabilities for a nationally-representative sample of middle-aged and older adults in the United States.

DOI10.1007/s12603-018-1133-2
Short TitleJ Nutr Health Aging
Citation Key9964