Association of Dementia, Poor Vision in Older Adults With Limits in Daily Functioning

JAMA Ophthalmology

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What The Study Did: This study used survey responses from 7,000 adults to examine what limitations on self-care, mobility and household activities occurred among adults 65 and older with dementia and impaired vision.

Authors: Joshua R. Ehrlich, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.1562)

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