Puerto Rico: Subjective Cognitive Decline

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1 in 16 people aged 45 years and older are experiencing Subjective Cognitive Decline

SCD is self-reported memory problems that have been getting worse over the past year.
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82% of people with SCD have at least one chronic condition



60% of people with SCD had to give up day-to-day activities

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Only half of people with SCD have discussed their symptoms with a healthcare provider

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Nearly half of people with SCD say it interfered with social activities, work, or volunteering

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65% of people with SCD need help with household tasks

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