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Enhancing Cognitive Aging: Clinical Highlights of a Report From the Institute of MedicineEnhancing Cognitive Aging

Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH
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This article was published online first at www.annals.org on 23 June 2015.

From Harvard Medical School and Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts.

Acknowledgment: The author thanks the members of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging who authored the report (available at www.iom.edu/cognitiveaging). This article is dedicated to the memory of Joshua Bryan Inouye Helfand.

Grant Support: In part by the National Institute on Aging (grants P01AG031720, K07AG041835, and R01AG044518). Dr. Inouye holds the Milton and Shirley F. Levy Family Chair.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-1228.

Requests for Single Reprints: Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02459; e-mail,AgingBrainCenter@hsl.harvard.edu.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: S. Inouye.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: S. Inouye.

Drafting of the article: S. Inouye.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: S. Inouye.

Final approval of the article: S. Inouye.

Provision of study materials or patients: S. Inouye.

Statistical expertise: S. Inouye.

Obtaining of funding: S. Inouye.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: S. Inouye.

Collection and assembly of data: S. Inouye.

Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(4):307-310. doi:10.7326/M15-1228
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The Institute of Medicine convened a panel to develop recommendations relevant to the public health aspects of cognitive aging and define actions required to better maintain the cognitive health of older adults. This commentary highlights key aspects for clinicians.

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