Denis A Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Alzheimer disease in a biracial urban community: relation to apolipoprotein E allele status
    Denis A Evans
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:185-9. 2003
  2. pmc Race differences in emotional adaptation of family caregivers
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:715-24. 2009
  3. pmc Hostility and change in cognitive function over time in older blacks and whites
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:652-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:508-14. 2005
  5. pmc Decline in cognitive function and risk of elder self-neglect: finding from the Chicago Health Aging Project
    XinQi Dong
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2292-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home placement, day care use, and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Institute for Health Aging, Department of Neurological Sciences, College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:910-5. 2007
  7. pmc Use of home-based formal services by adult day care clients with Alzheimer's disease
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Chicago, IL, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:217-39. 2008
  8. pmc Prevalence of self-neglect across gender, race, and socioeconomic status: findings from the Chicago Health and Aging Project
    XinQi Dong
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 58:258-68. 2012
  9. pmc Biracial population study of mortality in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina Ave, Ste 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:767-72. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and cognitive decline with age in a large community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1849-53. 2005

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Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Alzheimer disease in a biracial urban community: relation to apolipoprotein E allele status
    Denis A Evans
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:185-9. 2003
    ..Few studies compare Alzheimer disease (AD) incidence among black and white subjects...
  2. pmc Race differences in emotional adaptation of family caregivers
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:715-24. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that black caregivers would exhibit lower levels of negative emotion and higher levels of positive emotion over time than whites...
  3. pmc Hostility and change in cognitive function over time in older blacks and whites
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:652-8. 2009
    ..To test whether the level of hostility predicted the rate of cognitive decline in a community of older blacks and whites and whether the association varied as a function of race...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:508-14. 2005
    ..High intake of vitamin E from food (tocopherol), but not from supplements (which usually contain alpha-tocopherol), is inversely associated with Alzheimer disease...
  5. pmc Decline in cognitive function and risk of elder self-neglect: finding from the Chicago Health Aging Project
    XinQi Dong
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2292-9. 2010
    ..To examine the longitudinal association between decline in cognitive function and risk of elder self-neglect in a community-dwelling population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home placement, day care use, and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Institute for Health Aging, Department of Neurological Sciences, College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:910-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the associations of day care use and nursing home placement with the rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease...
  7. pmc Use of home-based formal services by adult day care clients with Alzheimer's disease
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Chicago, IL, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:217-39. 2008
    ..To explore the association between adult day care (ADC) attendance and utilization of home-based formal services among people with Alzheimer's Disease (AD)...
  8. pmc Prevalence of self-neglect across gender, race, and socioeconomic status: findings from the Chicago Health and Aging Project
    XinQi Dong
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 58:258-68. 2012
    ..We examined the prevalence of self-neglect and its specific behaviors of hoarding, hygiene and other environmental hazards in a community-dwelling elderly population...
  9. pmc Biracial population study of mortality in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina Ave, Ste 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:767-72. 2009
    ..To assess mortality associated with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer disease (AD) among older African Americans and whites from an urban community...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and cognitive decline with age in a large community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1849-53. 2005
    ..Dietary intake of fish and the omega-3 fatty acids have been associated with lower risk of Alzheimer disease and stroke...
  11. pmc Perceived discrimination and mortality in a population-based study of older adults
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina, Suite 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1241-7. 2008
    ..We examined the relation of individual-level perceived discrimination to mortality in a biracial, population-based sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relation of cigarette smoking to incident Alzheimer's disease in a biracial urban community population
    Neelum T Aggarwal
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:140-6. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Relation of blood pressure to risk of incident Alzheimer's disease and change in global cognitive function in older persons
    Raj C Shah
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:30-6. 2006
    ..To examine the relation of systolic and diastolic blood pressure to incident Alzheimer's disease (AD) and rate of cognitive change...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the progression of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Depeartment of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:959-67. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine the association of race with rate of cognitive decline in AD...
  15. pmc The association of magnetic resonance imaging measures with cognitive function in a biracial population sample
    Neelum T Aggarwal
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, 600 S Paulina Ave, Ste 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:475-82. 2010
    ..White matter hyperintensity volume (WMHV), cerebral infarcts, and total brain volume (TBV) are associated with cognitive function, but few studies have examined these associations in the general population or whether they differ by race...
  16. pmc Characteristics of MR infarcts associated with dementia and cognitive function in the elderly
    Neelum T Aggarwal
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Neelum_T_Aggarwal rush edu
    Neuroepidemiology 38:41-7. 2012
    ..Little information exists on the simultaneous effects of magnetic resonance (MR) infarct characteristics, that may increase the likelihood of dementia or lower cognitive function in community populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is lower cognitive function in one spouse associated with depressive symptoms in the other spouse?
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:621-30. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that husbands may be particularly psychologically vulnerable to the negative effects of their wives' cognitive impairment. This vulnerability may have a range of long-term health and caregiving implications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the clinical manifestations of Alzheimer disease pathology
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:685-91. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline and survival in Alzheimer's disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:356-62. 2006
    ..To test the association of rate of cognitive decline, an indicator of the severity of the underlying disease process, with risk of death in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  20. pmc Dietary folate and vitamins B-12 and B-6 not associated with incident Alzheimer's disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:435-43. 2006
    ..It is currently not known whether dietary intakes of folate and vitamins B12 and B6, co-factors in the methylation of homocysteine, protect against Alzheimer's disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P136-42. 2005
    ..225, p < .001) but remained robust. The racial differences increased slightly over time. Our findings support heightened awareness of depression in older Black populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism, extraversion, and mortality in a defined population of older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:841-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to test the association of the personality traits of neuroticism and extraversion with risk of death in old age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamin B12 intake and cognitive decline among community-dwelling older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:641-5. 2005
    ..Deficiencies in folate and vitamin B12 have been associated with neurodegenerative disease...
  24. pmc Effects of early-life adversity on cognitive decline in older African Americans and whites
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 79:2321-7. 2012
    ..Early-life adversity is related to adult health in old age but little is known about its relation with cognitive decline...
  25. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern and cognitive decline in a community population
    Christine C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:601-7. 2011
    ..Many of the foods abundant in the traditional Mediterranean diet, such as vegetables and fish, have been associated with slower cognitive decline...
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in disability: recent evidence from self-reported and performance-based disability measures in a population-based study of older adults
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S263-71. 2005
    ..Although disability levels have been declining in older adults, there is little current information on racial differences in disability...
  27. doi request reprint Change in direct measures of physical performance among persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Liesi E Hebert
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:729-34. 2008
    ..Measures of physical performance were used in intact and community populations. We examined upper and lower extremity physical performance tests among people with Alzheimer's disease...
  28. pmc Upper and lower extremity motor performance and functional impairment in Alzheimer's disease
    Liesi E Hebert
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:425-31. 2010
    ..It is important to preserve motor performance in individuals with AD because it influences physical function throughout the course of the disease...
  29. pmc Racial differences in the association of education with physical and cognitive function in older blacks and whites
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina, Suite 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:354-63. 2011
    ..We examined racial differences in the cross-sectional association of education with physical and cognitive function performance in older adults...
  30. pmc Anti-inflammatory agents and cognitive decline in a bi-racial population
    Francine Grodstein
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 30:45-50. 2008
    ..no use: mean difference = 0.12; p trend = 0.03). Overall, we found no relation between regular aspirin use and cognitive decline, but long-term use of ibuprofen may be related to decreased rates of cognitive decline in older persons...
  31. doi request reprint Race differences in the association of spiritual experiences and life satisfaction in older age
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 17:888-95. 2013
    ..Specifically, we sought to test the hypothesis that the positive relationship between spiritual experiences and life satisfaction is stronger among older African Americans than among older Whites...
  32. pmc Cognitive and physical functions as determinants of delayed age at onset and progression of disability
    Kumar B Rajan
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1419-26. 2012
    ..This study examined the association of cognitive and physical functions with age-related transition and progression of activities of daily living (ADL) disability in a population-based longitudinal cohort of nondisabled older adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Design of the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP)
    Julia L Bienias
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:349-55. 2003
    ..The results from these waves must be combined for effective analysis of the relation among risk factors and incident disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of antioxidant nutrients and the risk of incident Alzheimer disease in a biracial community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 287:3230-7. 2002
    ..Oxidative processes have been suggested as elements in the development of Alzheimer disease (AD), but whether dietary intake of vitamin E and other antioxidant nutrients prevents its development is unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint Change in cognitive function in Alzheimer's disease in African-American and white persons
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:16-22. 2006
    ..06), perceptual speed (p = 0.07) and naming (p = 0.08). The results suggest that the rate of cognitive decline in AD is slower in African-Americans compared with whites, particularly for episodic memory...
  36. pmc A prospective population-based study of differences in elder self-neglect and mortality between black and white older adults
    XinQi Dong
    Rush Institute for Health Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:695-704. 2011
    ..Although report of self-neglect is more common among black older adults, the racial/ethnic differences in mortality remain unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint The apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 allele and decline in different cognitive systems during a 6-year period
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1154-60. 2002
    ..The apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon 4 allele is known to influence risk of AD but it has been difficult to establish whether it affects episodic memory differently from other cognitive functions...
  38. pmc Daily spiritual experiences in a biracial, community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:779-89. 2010
    ..A 5-item version of the Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale (DSES) was used in the study. Multivariable linear regression models were used to examine the relationship between sociodemographic and psychosocial factors and DSES scores...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early life socioeconomic status and late life risk of Alzheimer's disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:8-14. 2005
    ..The results suggest that early life socioeconomic level is related to level of cognition in late life but not to rate of cognitive decline or risk of AD...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of adult day care services on time to nursing home placement in older adults with Alzheimer's disease
    Judith J McCann
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontologist 45:754-63. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study examined whether the use of adult day care services delayed time to nursing home placement in persons with Alzheimer's disease...
  41. pmc Neighborhood social cohesion and disorder in relation to walking in community-dwelling older adults: a multilevel analysis
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Aging Health 21:155-71. 2009
    ..Promotion of walking behavior in older adults may require improvement of the safety and upkeep of the neighborhood environment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cognitive activity, and cognitive decline in a biracial community population
    Maureen T Sturman
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1750-4. 2005
    ..Findings from studies investigating whether physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline in old age have been inconsistent...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dietary copper and high saturated and trans fat intakes associated with cognitive decline
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1085-8. 2006
    ..Evidence from prospective epidemiologic studies and animal models suggests that intakes of dietary fats and copper may be associated with neurodegenerative diseases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms in persons with Alzheimer's disease
    David W Gilley
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P75-83. 2004
    ..Depressive symptoms in Alzheimer's disease appear to follow a more predictable pattern of expression than previously described...
  45. pmc Alzheimer disease in the United States (2010-2050) estimated using the 2010 census
    Liesi E Hebert
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:1778-83. 2013
    ..To provide updated estimates of Alzheimer disease (AD) dementia prevalence in the United States from 2010 through 2050...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reasonable estimates of serum vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-cryptoxanthin are obtained with a food frequency questionnaire in older black and white adults
    Christy C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nutr 134:927-34. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the modified Harvard FFQ provides reasonable estimates of serum levels of vitamin E, vitamin C and beta-cryptoxanthin among CHAP participants...
  47. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fish and n-3 fatty acids and risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:940-6. 2003
    ..Dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids improve brain functioning in animal studies, but there is limited study of whether this type of fat protects against Alzheimer disease...
  48. pmc Longitudinal association of vitamin B-6, folate, and vitamin B-12 with depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Section of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:330-5. 2010
    ..B-vitamin deficiencies have been associated with depression; however, there is very little prospective evidence from population-based studies of older adults...
  49. doi request reprint Self-neglect and cognitive function among community-dwelling older persons
    XinQi Dong
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:798-806. 2010
    ..Elder self-neglect is a common public health issue, but it is unclear to what degree it is associated with cognitive function. This study aimed to examine the cross-sectional association between self-neglect and cognitive function...
  50. ncbi request reprint Distress proneness and cognitive decline in a population of older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:11-7. 2005
    ..059) after controlling for depressive symptoms. The results suggest that the tendency to experience psychological distress is associated with increased cognitive decline in old age...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association of fecal incontinence with physical disability and impaired cognitive function
    Carline R Quander
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2588-93. 2006
    ..In this study, we report on the association of fecal incontinence with physical disability and impaired cognitive function in a large bi-racial population of individuals aged 65 yr and older...
  52. ncbi request reprint Personality and mortality in old age
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P110-6. 2004
    ..Findings for extraversion were mixed, and neither agreeableness nor openness was strongly related to mortality. The results suggest that personality is associated with mortality in old age...
  53. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and lower limb function in older persons
    Raj C Shah
    Department of Family Medicine, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, 710 South Paulina, Suite 8 North, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:839-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of blood pressure (BP) with change in lower limb function in older persons...
  54. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and cognitive decline in older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1125-32. 2002
    ..Previous studies raise the possibility that antioxidants protect against neurodegenerative diseases...
  55. ncbi request reprint Do depressive symptoms predict declines in physical performance in an elderly, biracial population?
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:609-15. 2005
    ..We investigated whether depressive symptoms, assessed by the 10-item Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), predicted change in physical function in elderly adults...
  56. pmc Sources of variability in estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:74-9. 2011
    ..3 million in 2002 by the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS), which is almost 50% less than the estimate of 4.5 million in 2000 derived from the Chicago Health and Aging Project...
  57. ncbi request reprint Parkinsonianlike signs and risk of incident Alzheimer disease in older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and the Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:539-44. 2003
    ..Parkinsonianlike signs are common in older persons, but little is known about how their severity or rate of progression is related to the development of Alzheimer disease (AD) or decline in cognition...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hallucinations and mortality in Alzheimer disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Dept of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:984-90. 2005
    ..The authors tested the relationship of hallucinations and delusions to mortality in Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dietary fats and the risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:194-200. 2003
    ..Few studies have investigated the effects of dietary fats on the development of Alzheimer disease. We examined the associations between intake of specific types of fat and incident Alzheimer disease in a biracial community study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire by cognition in an older biracial sample
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1213-7. 2003
    ..The modified Harvard SFFQ is a reasonable method of dietary assessment even in a population of older persons, some of whom are at advanced age, have chronic health conditions, and have cognitive impairment...
  61. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of black-white differences in social resources
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S146-53. 2004
    ..This study examined the differences in levels of social networks and social engagement between older Blacks and Whites and racial differences in rates of change in social resources over time...
  62. ncbi request reprint Early life conditions and cognitive functioning in later life
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1083-9. 2003
    ..A better SEP and a more stimulating cognitive milieu in childhood have small but significant effects on absolute level of cognitive function; however, they do not seem to protect against cognitive decline in old age...
  63. pmc Biochemical indicators of vitamin B12 and folate insufficiency and cognitive decline
    Christine C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 72:361-7. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Negative affect and mortality in older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:827-35. 2003
    ..The results suggest that negative affect in older persons, especially internally experienced distress, is associated with an increased mortality risk...
  65. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in rates of change in cognitive abilities of older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:179-93. 2002
    ..The results suggest that change in cognitive function in old age primarily reflects person-specific factors rather than an inevitable developmental process...
  66. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and cognitive function in a biracial community population of older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University and Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 21:123-30. 2002
    ..The cross-sectional association between blood pressure and cognitive functions is small and curvilinear and more apparent in persons with cardiovascular conditions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of behavioral interventions for dementia caregivers
    Carol J Farran
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:944-60. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that dementia caregivers exposed to agitated behaviors can benefit from psychosocial interventions, particularly those aimed at building behavioral management skills...
  68. pmc Reducing case ascertainment costs in U.S. population studies of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment-Part 2
    Denis A Evans
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:110-23. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with fecal incontinence in a large community study of older individuals
    Carline R Quander
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:905-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we describe the prevalence of fecal incontinence by race, age, sex, the presence of major chronic conditions of stroke and diabetes, and the use of certain psychoactive medications...
  70. pmc Physical function decline and the risk of elder self-neglect in a community-dwelling population
    XinQi Dong
    Rush Institute for Health Aging, 1645 West Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontologist 50:316-26. 2010
    ..This longitudinal study examines the association between physical function decline and the risk of elder self-neglect in a community-dwelling population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Participation in cognitively stimulating activities and risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 287:742-8. 2002
    ..Frequent participation in cognitively stimulating activities has been hypothesized to reduce risk of Alzheimer disease (AD), but prospective data regarding an association are lacking...
  72. pmc Predictors of beginning and ending caregiving during a 3-year period in a biracial community population of older adults
    Judith J McCann
    DNSc, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1800-6. 2004
    ..We sought to identify predictors of beginning and ending caregiving...
  73. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in health-related quality of life among older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:287-96. 2007
    ..06; 95% CI: 0.89-1.27). Our results suggest that racial differences in HRQOL are associated with the combined effects of social disadvantage, poor physical health, and lower cognitive function...
  74. ncbi request reprint Temporal patterns of negative and positive behavior among nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease
    Judith J McCann
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:336-45. 2004
    ..Time when behavior peaked differed by type of behavior and by facility, and there was substantial heterogeneity in behavior patterns...
  75. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in perceived discrimination in a community population of older blacks and whites
    Lisa L Barnes
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Institute for Healthy Aging
    J Aging Health 16:315-37. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of perceived discrimination in an older biracial population and to examine its correlation with depressive symptoms...
  76. pmc Relation of cardiac ventricular repolarization and global cognitive performance in a community population
    Brian P Lucas
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1169-73. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the significant association observed with T wave nondipolar voltage suggests that the cardiac effects of heart disease are associated with cognitive declines...
  77. pmc Pulmonary function, muscle strength, and incident mobility disability in elders
    Aron S Buchman
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:581-7. 2009
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that lower levels of pulmonary function and muscle strength are relatively independently associated with the development of mobility disability in the elderly...
  78. pmc Medicare part D enrollment in a biracial community-based population of older adults
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3227, USA
    Gerontologist 49:828-38. 2009
    ..The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) program debuted in January 2006. We ascertained the sociodemographic and health characteristics of Blacks and Whites who enrolled in the early stages of the program...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relative weight and mobility: a longitudinal study in a biracial population of older adults
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:770-6. 2006
    ..We examined the association of relative weight with mobility and changes in mobility over time and whether these associations differed by race...
  80. ncbi request reprint Do behavioral disturbances in persons with Alzheimer's disease predict caregiver depression over time?
    Suzanne C Danhauer
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:198-202. 2004
    ..No consistent departure from linearity was evident in the relationship between behavior and depression over time...
  81. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of parkinsonism and disability in a community population of older people
    Anne M Murray
    Division Geriatrics, Hennepin County Medical Center, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:864-70. 2004
    ..Parkinsonian signs in patients without Parkinson's disease are often undetected but occur frequently in older people, and are often considered benign. We measured the association between parkinsonism and subsequent disability...
  82. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cognition
    Denis A Evans
    N Engl J Med 352:289-90. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer disease in the US population: prevalence estimates using the 2000 census
    Liesi E Hebert
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Suite 675, 1645 W Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1119-22. 2003
    ..Current and future estimates of Alzheimer disease (AD) are essential for public health planning...
  84. ncbi request reprint Caregiver psychological adjustment and institutionalization of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    David W Gilley
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, USA
    J Aging Health 17:172-89. 2005
    ..This prospective study examines the relationship between caregiver psychological adjustment and institutionalization of persons with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of Alzheimer disease and decline in cognitive function
    Zoe Arvanitakis
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, the Department of Neurological Sciences, and the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Neurol 61:661-6. 2004
    ..Few prospective studies have assessed diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for incident Alzheimer disease (AD) and decline in cognitive function...