Memory performance, health literacy, and instrumental activities of daily living of community residing older adults.

@article{McDougall2012MemoryPH,
  title={Memory performance, health literacy, and instrumental activities of daily living of community residing older adults.},
  author={Graham Joseph McDougall and Michael Mackert and Heather Becker},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={70-5}
}
BACKGROUND Health literacy is associated with cognitive function across multiple domains in older adults, and these older adults may face special memory and cognitive challenges that can limit their health literacy and, in turn, their ability to live independently. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate if an association existed among health literacy, memory performance, and performance-based functional ability in community-residing older adults. METHODS Forty-five adults… CONTINUE READING

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