Shrira A, Zaslavsky O, LaCroix AZ, Seguin R, Post S, Tindle H, Hingle M, Woods N, Cochrane B, Garcia L, Schnall E, Rillamas-Sun E, Palgi Y. Global quality of life modifies terminal change in physical functioning among older adult women. Age and ageing. 2015 May;44(44). 520-4. PMID: 25380594 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4411222
the factors that moderate decline in physical functioning as death approaches are understudied. This study aimed to assess death-related decline in global quality of life (QoL) and physical functioning and to test whether baseline QoL moderates terminal decline in physical functioning.