Age- and education-adjusted normative data for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in older adults age 70-99.

@article{MalekAhmadi2015AgeAE,
  title={Age- and education-adjusted normative data for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in older adults age 70-99.},
  author={Michael Malek-Ahmadi and Jessica J Powell and Christine Belden and Kathy O'Connor and Linda Susan Evans and David W Coon and Walter Nieri},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={755-61}
}
The original validation study for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) suggests a cutoff score of 26; however, this may be too stringent for older adults, particularly for those with less education. Given the rapidly increasing number of older adults and associated risk of dementia, this study aims to provide appropriate age- and education-adjusted norms for the MoCA. Data from 205 participants in an ongoing longevity study were used to derive normative data. Individuals were grouped based… CONTINUE READING

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