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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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October 19, 2018
  • One in 9 US adults aged 45 years or older reported worsening or more frequent symptoms of confusion or memory loss in 2015–2016.
  • Confusion or memory loss can be one of the first noticeable symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • State and local public health agencies and their partners can use CDC’s new Road Map to learn about ways they can work together to lessen the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Page last reviewed: October 19, 2018