ACTIVE cognitive training and rates of incident dementia.

  title={ACTIVE cognitive training and rates of incident dementia.},
  author={Frederick W. Unverzagt and Lin T. Guey and Richard N. Jones and Michael Marsiske and Jonathan W. King and Virginia G. Wadley and Michael S. Crowe and George W. Rebok and Sharon L. Tennstedt},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  volume={18 4},
Systematic cognitive training produces long-term improvement in cognitive function and less difficulty in performing activities of daily living. We examined whether cognitive training was associated with reduced rate of incident dementia. Participants were from the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) study (n = 2,802). Incident dementia was defined using a combination of interview- and performance-based methods. Survival analysis was used to determine if… CONTINUE READING
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