Assessing the Current State of Cognitive Frailty: Measurement Properties.

@article{Sargent2017AssessingTC,
  title={Assessing the Current State of Cognitive Frailty: Measurement Properties.},
  author={Lana Sargent and Randy Brown},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2017},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={152-160}
}
BACKGROUND Currently, an estimated 25-30% of people ages 85 or older have dementia, with a projected 115 million people worldwide living with dementia by 2050. With this worldwide phenomenon fast approaching, early detection of at-risk older adults and development of interventions focused on preventing loss in quality of life are increasingly important. A new construct defined by the International Consensus Group (I.A.N.A/I.A.G.G) as «cognitive frailty» combines domains of physical frailty with… CONTINUE READING