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ERIC Number: EJ861900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1325
Doing Well: A SEM Analysis of the Relationships between Various Activities of Daily Living and Geriatric Well-Being
Katt, James A.; Speranza, Linda; Shore, Wendy; Saenz, Karen H.; Witta, E. Lea
Journal of Genetic Psychology, v170 n3 p213-226 2009
An existing large data set, the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) with the subsequent addition of the Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) data, provides a rich data set for the examination of the activities of older adults. In this study HRS and CAMS data are used to examine relationships between various activities of daily living (ADLs) and well-being in older adults. Using structural equation modeling, influences of direct and indirect factors that affect older individuals' cognitive and emotional well-being are analyzed. The data suggest ability to perform ADLs has little to do with cognitive well-being, but is an influential factor in determining emotional well-being. (Contains 4 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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