Embedded Online Questionnaire Measures Are Sensitive to Identifying Mild Cognitive Impairment

Adriana Seelye, Nora Mattek, Diane Howieson, Daniel Austin, Katherine Wild, Hiroko Dodge, Jeffrey Kaye

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Abstract

Background/Aims: Early changes in cognitively demanding daily activities occur between normal cognition and the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). These real-world functional changes as early signals of cognitive change form a prime target for meaningful early detection of dementia. We examined whether passive aspects of responding to a remotely monitored weekly online questionnaire discriminated between older adults with and without MCI. Methods: Participants were 83 independent, community-dwelling older adults enrolled in a longitudinal study of in-home monitoring technologies, which included completion of a short weekly online questionnaire of health and life events. Results: In longitudinal analyses, time to complete the online questionnaire decreased over 1 year in both MCI and cognitively intact participants (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-159
Number of pages8
JournalAlzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

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Keywords

  • aging
  • cognitive assessment
  • cognitive impairment
  • computer use
  • early detection
  • everyday functioning
  • everyday technology
  • real-world settings
  • remote monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Gerontology
  • Clinical Psychology

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