by Romy Engelbrecht BPsySci, MMusTHy, RMT
, Helen Shoemark PhD, RMT
| July 2015
Portable technology has the potential to help support the wellbeing of older adults living in the community, particularly when targeting the health risk factors of social isolation and low self-esteem. This mixed-method feasibility study investigated the acceptability and efficacy of using iPads1 compared to traditional music instruments (TMI) with older adults living privately in the community. Five women, 71 – 96 years old, were recruited from a community-based day respite centre in Brisbane...