Are you dementia aware?

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Are you dementia aware?

National plan would lower barrier to early detection
Dementia can sneak up on families because its sufferers are adept at covering lapses early on, longer if their spouses are there to compensate. Alexis McKenzie, right, executive director of The Methodist Home of the District of Columbia Forest Side, an Alzheimer’s assisted-living facility shares a light moment with resident Catherine Peake.
Specialists are pushing for the National Alzheimer’s Plan to help overcome a barrier to dementia detection – urging what’s called dementia-capable primary care, more screenings, and regular checks of caregivers.

Are you dementia aware?

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Dementia can sneak up on families because its sufferers are adept at covering lapses early on, longer if their spouses are there to compensate. Alexis McKenzie, right, executive director of The Methodist Home of the District of Columbia Forest Side, an Alzheimer’s assisted-living facility shares a light moment with resident Catherine Peake.
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Specialists are pushing for the National Alzheimer’s Plan to help overcome a barrier to dementia detection – urging what’s called dementia-capable primary care, more screenings, and regular checks of caregivers.
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