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Verbal Memory Test Is Best Predictor of Alzheimer's
- September 5th, 2002
The incidence of Alzheimer''s disease is expected to increase as the elderly population grows. Early diagnosis and treatment will be the key to lessening the disease''s worst effects. But spotting the disease before its symptoms become serious (and harm is already done) is a challenge for health professionals. A new study by psychologists at the University of Toronto has determined that the best predictor of future Alzheimer''s type dementia is a verbal memory test called the California Verbal Learning Test.
To read the American Psychological Association's press release on the study, go to: www.apa.org/releases/alzheimer_detect.html
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Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
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