Jesus Alburquerque

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BACKGROUND Multimorbidity is associated with higher mortality, increased disability, a decline in functional status and a lower quality of life. The objective of the study is to explore patterns of multimorbidity in an elderly population. METHODS 328 community inhabitants aged 85 years were included. Socio-demographic variables and data from the global(More)
BACKGROUND/RATIONALE To determine how many 85-year-old community-dwelling patients with good cognitive performance at baseline maintain this level at 2-year follow-up. METHODS We realized a longitudinal community-based study including 169 inhabitants. Patients who maintained scores >23 on the Spanish version of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MEC) were(More)
Preserving physical and cognitive function is crucial to successful aging. The objective of this study is to determine how many 87-year-old community-dwelling subjects continued to age successfully, according to a definition using a quantitative approach, and to assess the predictive value of certain factors evaluated 2 years previously. A total of 162(More)
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