Older adults’ perceptions about participation and safety using walkers
Geriatrics | Occupational Therapy
The American Journal of Occupational Therapy
Community-dwelling older adults who use walkers were surveyed about their effect on safety and participation. Most walkers were obtained by family or friends. Walkers increased feelings of safety and aided participation in community activities; barriers were weight and bulkiness.
Deborah J. Bolding. "Older adults’ perceptions about participation and safety using walkers" The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (2018). https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5019