Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Karatekin University, Çankırı, Turkey (Dr Tuğba Arslan); Pamukkale University, School of Physical Therapy, Denizli, Turkey (Dr Telci); and Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Science, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey (Dr Serdar Arslan).
Correspondence: Tuğba Arslan, PhD, PT, Aksu, Karatekin University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy Zübeyde Hanım Cd, 18000 Merkez/Çankırı ([email protected]).
The authors thank the Dr İsmail Işık Older Care and Rehabilitation Center management for allowing them to carry out the training program in their facilities, and institutional physician Dr Cevdet SALGIN for evaluating the health status of the participants. They thank all the participants for collaborating on this project.
This work was supported by Pamukkale University Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit (grant number 2018SABE025). Financial sponsors have no role to play in the design, execution, analysis, and interpretation of the data or writing the study.
Approval for the study was granted by the Pamukkale University Clinical Research Ethics Committee on March 8, 2017 (number: 60116787-020/49865).
The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.