Center for Gerontology


Faculty Research

Rural Older Virginians with Chronic Health Conditions: Behavioral and Psychosocial Influences on Quality of Life
Investigators: Karen A. Roberto
Funded By: United States Department of Agriculture (Virginia Tech - Hatch Project)

Project Description: The purpose of this 5-year research project is to examine the functional, psychological, and social consequences of living with different types of chronic health problems, and will identify management strategies used by older adults to maintain a satisfying quality of life.