Personal Resources of Elderly People with Multimorbidity: Fortification of Effective Health Behaviour
PREFER is a series of studies on the role of personal (individual) resources for maintaining autonomy and quality of life in older people with multiple illnesses.
During the first funding period, a total of 309 individuals aged 65 to 86 with multiple illnesses were examined at four measurement points over one year (more information: 1. Funding Period)
During the second funding period 2011-2014, we developed intervention modules to motivate and support older individuals with multiple illnesses in physical activity. These modules were evaluated in a randomized control trial with 310 individuals (more information: 2. Funding Period)
Research grant by Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), grant No. 01ET0702, 01ET1001