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Most Older Adults See Value In Cognitive Screening For Alzheimer’s, But Have Not Been Tested

A total of 80% of adults aged 65 to 80 years old agreed that cognitive screening for Alzheimer’s disease can be useful to inform medical care and advance care planning. A full 60% of this population agreed screening should be offered annually to all adults aged 65 and older. However, 59% say they have never been screened.

Overall, 86% of older adults thought their health care provider would recommend cognitive screening if needed. Among those screened within the past year, 84% …

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