Prevalence and patterns of comorbid cognitive impairment in low vision rehabilitation for macular disease.

@article{Whitson2010PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and patterns of comorbid cognitive impairment in low vision rehabilitation for macular disease.},
  author={Heather E. Whitson and Deidra Ansah and Diane Whitaker and Guy G. Potter and Scott W. Cousins and H. MacDonald and Carl F. Pieper and Lawrence R. Landerman and David C. Steffens and Harvey Jay Cohen},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={209-12}
}
The prevalence of comorbid cognitive impairment among older adults referred to low vision rehabilitation (LVR) for macular disease is unknown. We performed cognitive testing on 101 adults aged 65 years or older with macular disease who were referred to The Duke LVR Clinic between September 2007 and March 2008. Scores on the telephone interview for cognitive status-modified (TICS-m) ranged from 7 to 44, with 18.8% of scores below an established cutoff for cognitive impairment (< or = 27) and an… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Comorbidity and dementia: a scoping review of the literature

BMC medicine • 2014
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Environmental Enrichment and Successful Aging

Front. Behav. Neurosci. • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Cognitive dysfunction and age-related macular degeneration.

American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

The combined effect of visual impairment and cognitive impairment on disability in older people

R. L. Windsor, L. K. Windsor
J . Am . Geriatr . Soc . • 2007

Cognitive functioning as a predictor of functional disability in later life.

The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry • 2006

Principles of modern low vision rehabilitation.

Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie • 2006

Impact of unilateral and

Med, H. T. 126–132. Vu, J. E. Keeffe, C. A. McCarty, H. R. Taylor
2005

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…