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Community Mobility and Dementia
A Review of the Literature
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Prepared for the Alzheimer’s Association Public Policy Division and
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC
Nina M. Silverstein, Ph.D.
Gerontology Institute and College of Public and Community Service
University of Massachusetts Boston
Megan Vanderbur was supported in this project through an internship with the Alzheimer’s Association Public Policy Division, Washington, DC. Dr. Silverstein supervised Vanderbur in her preparation of this literature review. Dr. Silverstein was supported, in part, through a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, and through the Alzheimer’s Association. The views presented in this document are the authors’ only and do not represent stated policy for either the Department of Transportation or the Alzheimer’s Association. The authors acknowledge the support of Michael Splaine, Director of State Advocacy for the Alzheimer’s Association, and Esther Wagner, Program Analyst for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The authors also acknowledge Elizabeth Johns of the University of Massachusetts Boston and Annetha Hall of the Alzheimer’s Association for their assistance with manuscript preparation.