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Author(s):
Koehler, Mirjam; Kliegel, Matthias; Wiese, Birgitt; Bickel, Horst; Kaduszkiewicz, Hanna; van den Bussche, Hendrik; Eifflaender-Gorfer, Sandra; Eisele, Marion; Fuchs, Angela; Koenig, Hans-Helmut; Leicht, Hanna; Luck, Tobias; Maier, Wolfgang; Moesch, Edelgard; Riedel-Heller, Steffi; Tebarth, Franziska; Wagner, Michael; Weyerer, Siegfried; Zimmermann, Thomas; Pentzek, Michael 
Title:
Malperformance in Verbal Fluency and Delayed Recall as Cognitive Risk Factors for Impairment in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living 
Abstract:
Background: Maintaining independence in instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) is crucial for older adults. This study explored the association between cognitive and functional performance in general and in single IADL domains. Also, risk factors for developing IADL impairment were assessed. Methods: Here, 3,215 patients aged 75–98 years were included. Data were collected during home visits. Results: Cognitive functioning was associated with IADL both cross-sectionally and longitudinally...    »
 
Keywords:
Neuropsychological tests; Geriatric assessment; Primary health care; Cognition; Executive functioning; Episodic memory; Instrumental activities of daily living 
Journal title:
Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
81--88 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-9824 
E-ISSN:
1421-9824 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.