Elderly with vision problems may be wrongly diagnosed with cognitive impairment

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
May 27 2022 - 8:00pm
MIND'S EYE: Visual problems in the elderly can result in a misdiagnosis of cognitive decline, say researchers.

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465