A longitudinal study of change in falls risk and balance and mobility in healthy older people and people with Alzheimer disease.

@article{Suttanon2013ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of change in falls risk and balance and mobility in healthy older people and people with Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Plaiwan Suttanon and Keith D. Hill and Catherine Maree Said and Karen Dodd},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={676-85}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the rate of change in falls risk and balance and mobility performance in people with Alzheimer disease (AD) compared with those of healthy older people over a 1-yr period. DESIGN A 1-yr follow-up study of change in levels of falls risk, balance, and mobility performance in 15 community-dwelling older people with mild to moderate AD and 15 healthy age-matched older people was conducted. Each participant completed a comprehensive assessment of… CONTINUE READING