#Cognitive decline in older adults with #epilepsy: The Cardiovascular Health Study

Cognitive decline is a major concern for older adults with epilepsy. Whether and how much faster older adults with epilepsy experience cognitive decline beyond expected age‐related cognitive change remain unclear. We sought to estimate and compare rates of cognitive decline in older adults with and without epilepsy.. ..The rate of decline in 3MS was significantly faster in prevalent epilepsy (P < .001) and after incident … Continue reading #Cognitive decline in older adults with #epilepsy: The Cardiovascular Health Study

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Older Adults and the Mental Health Effects of #COVID-19

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) began to spread in the US in early 2020, older adults experienced disproportionately greater adverse effects from the pandemic including more severe complications, higher mortality, concerns about disruptions to their daily routines and access to care, difficulty in adapting to technologies like telemedicine, and concerns that isolation would exacerbate existing mental health conditions. Older adults tend to have lower … Continue reading Older Adults and the Mental Health Effects of #COVID-19

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