Table 1.

The SHAFT and DEATH mnemonics for the instrumental and basic activities of daily living

INSTRUMENTAL ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVINGBASIC ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
Shopping and social functioningDressing
Housework and hobbiesEating
Accounting (banking, bills, taxes, handling cash)Ambulation
Food preparationToileting
Telephone, tools, and transportationHygiene
Medication management
  • Adapted from Molnar et al.10