Funding for this research was provided by:
The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam is supported by a grant from the Netherlands Ministry of Health Welfare and Sports, Directorate of Long-Term Care (N.A.)
Received: 13 August 2018
Accepted: 29 April 2019
First Online: 15 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The LASA study is conducted in line with the Declaration of Helsinki, and was approved by the Medical Ethical Committee of VU University Medical Center (reference numbers 92/138; 2002/142; 2012/361). In addition, this study was evaluated and approved by the LASA evaluation committee who declared that the study is in line with the overarching aims of LASA that have been communicated with its participants. All participants provided informed consent at baseline. From 2011/2012 onwards informed consent was provided before every new measurement.
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