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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
2019
Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2020
Open Access
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

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

2018
6 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
2019

Racial/Ethnic and Nativity Differences in Cognitive Life Expectancies among Older Adults in the United States

Garcia, M. A., Downer, B., Chiu, C. T., Saenz, J. L., Rote, S. & Wong, R., Mar 14 2019, In : Gerontologist. 59, 2, p. 281-289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 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
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
2019
3 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

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
2019
2017
7 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
2020
1 Scopus citations
2016
3 Scopus citations
2018
9 Scopus citations
2020
1 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
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
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

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
2019
6 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
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
2020
Open Access
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
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
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
2019

Chronic Respiratory Disease and Cognitive Impairment in Older Mexican Adults

Veeranki, S., Downer, B., Jupiter, D., Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M., Calhoun, W. & Wong, R., Nov 1 2019, In : Neurology India. 67, 6, p. 1539-1542 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

2019

Functional Status Is Associated with 30-Day Potentially Preventable Readmissions Following Home Health Care

Middleton, A., Downer, B., Haas, A., Knox, S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Feb 1 2019, In : Medical care. 57, 2, p. 145-151 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017
2 Scopus citations
2020
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
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

2016
12 Scopus citations
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
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
2016
10 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