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UM16-10 - Issue Brief: Occupational Differences in Rates of Cognitive Decline

Brooke Helppie McFall and Amanda Sonnega

This research brief will use rich longitudinal data on occupations and cognitive functioning to describe differences in rates of age-related cognitive decline across broad occupational categories. This is a useful first step in elucidating the potential role that cognitive decline may play in untimely workforce departure.