Longitudinal changes in global and domain specific cognitive function in the very-old

Stephan B C M, Muniz-Terrera G (et al) | Longitudinal changes in global and domain specificcognitive function in the very-old: findings from the Newcastle 85+ Study | International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry |  33(2) February 2018

Many older people maintain high levels of cognitive function, or only mild impairment, well into their nineties. Using findings from the Newcastle 85+ study, this article reports that older people, with no or only mild impairment, experience very little cognitive decline between the ages of 85 and 90.  This group of successful cognitive agers may provide insight for identifying predictors of cognitive integrity in later life.

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