No association between mobility and depressive symptoms in memory clinic patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer dementia

Abstract

Background and purpose: Persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer dementia (AD) often experience gait and balance disturbances and depressive symptoms alongside their cognitive impairment. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between mobility and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling persons with MCI and mild to moderate AD.