Independence through Integration of Exercise into Daily Activities in a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Principal Investigator: Machiko R. Tomita, PhD and Bruce J. Naughton, MD

Co-Investigators: Jeanne Langan, PhD, PT, and Kimberley Persons, DHS, OTR/L

Funding Agency: Community Foundation for Great Buffalo

Period: 06/01/2014 - 5/31/2015

Abstract: Improve the health and functional status of older adults in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) by incorporating exercise into their daily activities. This is to improve home-exercise adherence focusing on low physical performers who have a higher risk of losing their PACE status.