Individual Study / FH

Fordham Centenarian Study (FH)

Fordham Centenarian Study (FH)

Initiatives -
The present population-based study aims at providing a comprehensive picture of key domain of functioning, including physical, cognitive, social and mental function in very old individuals and to determine predictors of mental health indicators. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Angie Russel
    Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Jopp DS, Park MK, Lehrfeld J, Paggi ME. Physical, cognitive, social and mental health in near-centenarians and centenarians living in New York City: findings from the Fordham Centenarian Study. BMC Geriatr. 2016;16:1. Published 2016 Jan 5. doi:10.1186/s12877-015-0167-0

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
119
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals aged 95 to 107 living in private dwellings and residential care facilities were recruited based on the New York City Voters Registry.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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