Older adults who spend more time at home are at risk of major health decline, data suggest

Spending more time at home may predict a major decline in health in older adults, according to new data presented at AAIC 2022.

For older adults living in the community, identifying those who are at risk of a major decline in health or death is an important step in advancing preventive care and achieving successful aging, the researchers noted. Digital behavioral biomarkers could help detect changes in individual’s activities.