I-Lan Longitudinal Aging Study (ILAS)

Principal Investigator

Liang-Kung Chen
Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology,
Taipei Veterans General Hospital. No. 201,
Sec 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan 11217
Email: lkchen2@vghtpe.gov.tw

Data Contact

Dr. Wei-Ju Lee
Email: leewju@gmail.com


Setting: I-Lan county, Taiwan
Start Date: 2011
End Date: Ongoing
Participants: 758 people aged 65 years old and over
Assessment Schedule: Baseline, with follow-up in 2018
Measures: (1) Lifestyle, physical examination, medical history; (2) Blood samples; (3) Neuropsychological tests; (4) Body composition; (5) Frailty

Further Information

  • Liu LK, Lee WJ, Wu YH, et al. Cognitive Frailty and Its Association with All-Cause Mortality among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Taiwan: Results from I-Lan Longitudinal Aging Study. Rejuvenation Res. 2018 Apr 12. doi: 10.1089/rej.2017.2038. [Epub ahead of print]