May 11

Why Is Early Diagnosis Essential For Alzheimer’s Patients?

By MD for Seniors

Alzheimer’s disease currently impacts the lives of 5.3 million Americans, 5.1 million of whom are over the age of 65, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. These figures are expected to rise by 40 percent by 2025. It’s important that doctors and seniors work together to catch the disease early to slow symptoms.

A mere 45 percent of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease or their caregivers reported knowing their diagnoses, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Act on Alzheimer’s also explained that Alzheimer’s and other memory-related conditions are noted in medical records of less than 35 percent of people who …read more

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