CLS Community sample
CLS population consist of people aged 70 and over, living in the community and residential care facilities of the Canberra/Queanbeyan region in 1990.
Data Collection Event
CLS wave 1
Baseline assessments comprised of The Canberra Interview for the Elderly (CIE) which records diagnoses of dementia and contains the MMSE, National Adult Reading Test (a test of crystallised intelligence that relies on the reading of words that are not pronounced phonetically), Symbol-Letter Modalities Test (a measure of cognitive speed), Episodic Memory Test (four short memory tasks) and the Informant questionnaire on Cognitive Decline.