About the Authors

Takao Suzuki

suzutaka@ncgg.go.jp

Affiliation Research Institute, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Hiroyuki Shimada

Affiliation Section for Health Promotion, Department for Research and Development to Support Independent Life of Elderly, Center for Gerontology and Social Science, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Hyuma Makizako

Affiliation Section for Health Promotion, Department for Research and Development to Support Independent Life of Elderly, Center for Gerontology and Social Science, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Takehiko Doi

Affiliation Section for Health Promotion, Department for Research and Development to Support Independent Life of Elderly, Center for Gerontology and Social Science, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Daisuke Yoshida

Affiliation Section for Health Promotion, Department for Research and Development to Support Independent Life of Elderly, Center for Gerontology and Social Science, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Kengo Ito

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Neuroimaging, Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Hiroshi Shimokata

Affiliation Department for Development of Preventive Medicine, Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Yukihiko Washimi

Affiliation Department of Cognitive Disorders, Hospital of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Hidetoshi Endo

Affiliation Department of Comprehensive Geriatric Medicine, Hospital of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Takashi Kato

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Neuroimaging, Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS H. Shimada. Performed the experiments: H. Shimada HM TD DY TK. Analyzed the data: H. Shimada. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KI H. Shimokata YW HE. Wrote the manuscript: TS H. Shimada HM TD DY. Review of manuscript: KI H. Shimokata YW HE TK.