MD Magazine (5/14, Campbell) reports researchers used data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and found that “both dementia and visual impairment can have a major detrimental impact on an older person’s movement and ability to take care of themselves.” The findings were published in JAMA Ophthalmology. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)
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