Personality Traits

Cynical people are more likely to develop dementia, researchers say

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Cynical people tend to die younger and are nearly three times more likely than others to develop dementia, according to newly published research findings.

Personality is tied to LTC use

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Seniors who are neurotic are more likely to receive care in a nursing home, according to research in The Milbank Quarterly.

Some personality types are more likely to receive nursing home care, researchers find

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Seniors who fit a particular personality profile are more than twice as likely to receive long-term care in a nursing home, according to newly published research in The Milbank Quarterly.