Tag: #MMSE

How Do Doctors Test for Dementia?

How Do Doctors Test for Dementia? We live in a great age of medical breakthroughs. We have rapid tests for a lot of conditions—everything from being pregnant to having COVID. Various tests can be performed right in a doctor’s office with a high degree of accuracy. And then there’s diagnosing dementia, where the wheels of…
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Dementia Diagnostics: Identifying the Enemy

My recent social media posts have revolved around signs and symptoms of early-stage dementia. Frequently after I’ve given a talk at a conference or a workshop for caregivers, people will ask me if I think certain behaviors they’ve noticed in their loved one are indicative of dementia. I find myself wanting to be able to…
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