Know Someone with Memory Loss?

KNOW SOMEONE WITH MEMORY LOSS?

SUBJECTIVE COGNITIVE DECLINE IN ADULTS

1 in 9

adults age 45 or older report confusion or memory loss

50% of adults age 45 or older report activity limitations: cooking, cleaning, taking medication

MEMORY LOSS IS NOT A NORMAL PART OF AGING

More than 1/2

of people with memory loss have not talked to a healthcare professional

More than 1/2 of people with memory loss have not talked to a healthcare provider

TALK TO A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER ABOUT

Talk to a healthcare provider about: possible treatment; care planning; management of chronic conditions; caregiving needs

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data published in Taylor, MMWR July 2018
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