[Resource] Loop Evidence Summary: The impact of ageism on physical inactivity and fall prevention among older adults
The purpose of this Loop Evidence Summary is:
- to increase awareness and knowledge of ageism by describing main types of ageism, the determinants of ageism, and the impacts of ageism on the health, well-being, and quality of life of older adults.
- to assist practitioners with the planning and development of programs and policies addressing ageism, with an emphasis on interventions focused on increasing physical activity levels and preventing falls among older adults.
- to summarize gaps in the current body of knowledge regarding ageism against older adults and
- to provide recommendations for researchers, practitioners and policy makers to reduce ageism.
Feb 07, 2024