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Living with Dementia

Dementia Screening

Home-Based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening

With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer’s disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows adults to screen themselves for early signs of dementia. The home-based computer software is patterned after the paper-and-pencil Clock Drawing Test,… Home-Based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

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