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Introduction. The number of individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the United States is growing annually; only 40% are properly diagnosed. Primary care providers should identify individuals with cognitive impairment and provide options for care; early diagnosis of dementia and AD helps patients and families plan for the future, increases quality of life, and allows for treatment options.
William Pendlebury, MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Martha Richardson, Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter
Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter
Access to Health Services, Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being, Older Adults
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Coffman, Alex; Goodrich, Grant; Jordan, Matthew; Marden, Erica; Pan, Xiaofan; Willis, Cornelia; Xue, Emily; Richardson, Martha; and Pendlebury, William, "Creating an Online CME Module: Early Detection and Diagnosis of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease" (2014). Public Health Projects, 2008-present. 193.