Cognitive decline in high-functioning older persons is associated with an increased risk of hospitalization.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To examine hospital use for patients with evidence of cognitive decline indicative of early cognitive impairment. DESIGN Medicare Part A hospital utilization data were linked to data from the MacArthur Research Network on Successful Aging Community Study to examine the association between baseline cognition and decline in cognitive function… (More)

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