Author Contributions: Dr Levy had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Levy, Slade, Gill.
Acquisition of data: Levy, Gill.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Levy, Slade, Murphy, Gill.
Drafting of the manuscript: Levy, Slade.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Levy, Slade, Murphy, Gill.
Statistical analysis: Levy, Slade, Murphy.
Obtained funding: Levy, Gill.
Study supervision: Levy, Gill.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: Research for this report was funded by National Institutes on Health grants R01AG032284 and R01HL089314 (Dr Levy) and R37AG17560, R01AG023993, and K24AG021507 (Dr Gill). In addition, Dr Levy was supported by an investigator award from the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation. The Precipitating Events Project was conducted at the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (grant P30AG21342).
Role of the Sponsor: The sources of funding and support had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.