Individual Study / DH100-II

2nd Heidelberg Centenarian Study (HD100-II)

2nd Heidelberg Centenarian Study (HD100-II)

Initiatives -
To describe centenarians and their life circumstances in Germany. Specifically, we will determine the limitations which centenarians experience, as well as their psychological strengths – that is, the psychological factors which enable them to handle everyday challenges at this very old age
Start Year
2011
End Year
2013
Funding
Robert Bosch Foundation and Dietmar Hopp Foundation
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Daniela Jopp
    Heidelberg University

Design

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Follow Up
Analyzing cognitive change over a period of 1.5 years,

Marker Paper

Kliegel M, Moor C, Rott C. Cognitive status and development in the oldest old: a longitudinal analysis from the Heidelberg Centenarian Study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2004;39(2):143-156. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2004.02.004

PUBMED 15249151

Recruitment

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  • Individuals

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