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2018

Relationship between Functional Improvement and Cognition in Short-Stay Nursing Home Residents

Loomer, L., Downer, B. & Thomas, K. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2020

Function and Caregiver Support Associated With Readmissions During Home Health for Individuals With Dementia

Knox, S., Downer, B., Haas, A., Middleton, A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 2020, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 101, 6, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016
10 Scopus citations

Trends in JAH Submissions and Publications

Markides, K., Downer, B., Schroeder, L. & Newby, T., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 28, 5, p. 755-757 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2017
7 Scopus citations
2016

A Late Life Risk Index for Severe Cognitive Impairment in Mexico

Downer, B., Veeranki, S. P. & Wong, R., Apr 26 2016, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 52, 1, p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

Age of Migration Differentials in Life Expectancy with Cognitive Impairment: 20-Year Findings from the Hispanic-EPESE

Garcia, M. A., Saenz, J. L., Downer, B., Chiu, C. T., Rote, S. & Wong, R., Sep 14 2018, In : Gerontologist. 58, 5, p. 894-903 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2020
1 Scopus citations
2016
12 Scopus citations
2020
1 Scopus citations
2018

Cognition and Context: Rural–Urban Differences in Cognitive Aging Among Older Mexican Adults

Saenz, J. L., Downer, B., Garcia, M. A. & Wong, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of aging and health. 30, 6, p. 965-986 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017
2 Scopus citations
2016

Racial and ethnic differences in cognitive function among older adults in the USA

Díaz-Venegas, C., Downer, B., Langa, K. M. & Wong, R., Sep 1 2016, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 31, 9, p. 1004-1012 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2013

Alcohol effects on cognitive change in middle-aged and older adults

Zanjani, F., Downer, B. G., Kruger, T. M., Willis, S. L. & Schaie, K. W., Jan 1 2013, In : Aging and Mental Health. 17, 1, p. 12-23 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2014

The relationship between midlife and late life alcohol consumption, APOE e4 and the decline in learning and memory among older adults

Downer, B., Zanjani, F. & Fardo, D. W., Jan 2014, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 49, 1, p. 17-22 6 p., agt144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

A Summary Score for the Framingham Heart Study Neuropsychological Battery

Downer, B., Fardo, D. W. & Schmitt, F. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of aging and health. 27, 7, p. 1199-1222 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

Cognitive functioning of U.S. adults by race and Hispanic origin

Diaz-Venegas, C., Downer, B., Langa, K. M. & Wong, R., Sep 22 2018, Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas: Effects of Space, Time and Place. Springer International Publishing, p. 85-107 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
2016

Self-Reported Health and Functional Characteristics of Mexican and Mexican American Adults Aged 80 and over

Downer, B., Chen, N. W., Wong, R. & Markides, K. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of aging and health. 28, 7, p. 1239-1255 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2017
5 Scopus citations

Alcohol and cognition

Downer, B. & Boron, J. B., Feb 28 2017, Alcohol and Aging: Clinical and Public Health Perspectives. Springer International Publishing, p. 79-96 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

The effect of adult children living in the United States on the likelihood of cognitive impairment for older parents living in Mexico

Downer, B., González-González, C., Goldman, N., Pebley, A. R. & Wong, R., Jan 2 2018, In : Ethnicity and Health. 23, 1, p. 57-71 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

A longitudinal study of cognitive trajectories in Mexican Americans age 75 and older

Downer, B., Chen, N. W., Raji, M. & Markides, K. S., Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 32, 10, p. 1122-1130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

Impact of multiple chronic conditions on activity limitations among older Mexican-American care recipients

Collins, D. M., Downer, B., Kumar, A., Krishnan, S., Li, C. Y., Markides, K. S. & Karmarkar, A. M., May 1 2018, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 15, 5, 170358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
2020

Depressive symptoms in child caregivers of very old Mexican Americans

Flores, D. V., Rote, S., Angel, J., Chen, N-W., Downer, B. & Markides, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Aging and Mental Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Population aging and health in Puerto Rico

Downer, B., Crowe, M. & Markides, K., Sep 22 2018, Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas: Effects of Space, Time and Place. Springer International Publishing, p. 7-17 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016
3 Scopus citations
2020
2014

Longitudinal trajectories of cholesterol from midlife through late life according to apolipoprotein E allele status

Downer, B., Estus, S., Katsumata, Y. & Fardo, D. W., Oct 16 2014, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 11, 10, p. 10663-10693 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013

Alcohol and prescription drug safety in older adults

Zanjani, F., Hoogland, A. I. & Downer, B. G., 2013, In : Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. 5, 1, p. 13-27 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2015

Memory banking: A life story intervention for aging preparation and mental health promotion

Zanjani, F., Downer, B. G., Hosier, A. F. & Watkins, J. D., Mar 14 2015, In : Journal of aging and health. 27, 2, p. 355-376 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2017

Arthritis and Risk of Cognitive and Functional Impairment in Older Mexican Adults

Veeranki, S. P., Downer, B., Jupiter, D. & Wong, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of aging and health. 29, 3, p. 454-473 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2020

Late life depressive symptoms and cognitive function among older Mexican adults: the past and the present

Saenz, J. L., Garcia, M. A. & Downer, B., Mar 3 2020, In : Aging and Mental Health. 24, 3, p. 413-422 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The Longitudinal Associations of Handgrip Strength and Cognitive Function in Aging Americans

McGrath, R., Vincent, B. M., Hackney, K. J., Robinson-Lane, S. G., Downer, B. & Clark, B. C., May 2020, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 21, 5, p. 634-639.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2015

Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Cognition and Regional Brain Volumes Among Older Adults

Downer, B., Jiang, Y., Zanjani, F. & Fardo, D., Jun 4 2015, In : American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias. 30, 4, p. 364-374 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2016

Mexican-American Dementia Nomogram: Development of a Dementia Risk Index for Mexican-American Older Adults

Downer, B., Kumar, A., Veeranki, S. P., Mehta, H., Raji, M. & Markides, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 12, p. e265-e269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations