As people age, their cognitive and physical capabilities and social environments begin to noticeably change. When they reach their senior years, these changes include cognitive decline in processing speed, and working and episodic memory, as well as physical decline such as reduced mobility and an increased risk of biological diseases [1,2]. Older adults are also at risk of social isolation as they often live alone, lack access to private transportation, and have minimal contact with friends/family [3].

The aforementioned declines are associated with functional limitations in performing activities of daily living and consequently, many of these older adults must move into long-term care facilities [4]. This change in environment can impact their quality of life (QoL). Namely, older adults living in long-term care feel that they have a lower QoL since their needs and wants for social...

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