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Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias in Older Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, & Important Conversations

Published May 25, 2022

Cover of Tip Sheet for Clinicians on Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementias

Many cases of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias are not diagnosed, and less than half of Medicare beneficiaries with a diagnosis in their billing records report having been told of that diagnosis. This resource includes guidance on how to best detect cognitive impairment and dementia; the benefits of early detection; and communication tips for walking through diagnosis and care options with your patient and their caregiver.

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