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RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH

Visual Impairment and Incident Mobility Limitations: The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

AUTHOR:

Bonnielin K. Swenor PhD, MPH; Eleanor M. Simonsick PhD; Luigi Ferrucci MD, PhD; Anne B. Newman MD, MPH; Susan Rubin MPH; Valerie Wilson MD

SPONSOR/INSTITUTION:

YEAR PUBLISHED:

2015

PUBLICATION:

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

The study examines the association between multiple measures of visual impairment (VI) and incident mobility limitations in older adults ages 70 to 79 in Memphis, Tennessee, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.