Aging and the occurrence of dementia: findings from a population-based cohort with a large sample of nonagenarians.

CONTEXT In spite of numerous studies on the occurrence of dementia, many questions remain, such as the relation between age, aging, and dementing disorders. This question is relevant both for understanding the pathogenetic mechanism of the dementias and for the public health prospective because of the increasing number of 85-year-old or older persons in our… CONTINUE READING