Diagnostic Criteria for Senior Health

Standardized criteria to help evaluate and diagnose diseases and mental health disorders.

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  • Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Is Crucial for Effective Planning and Treatment

    Half of all patients with Alzheimer’s are already in the moderate to severe stages of the disease by the time they are diagnosed. Increased attention to the early stages of AD is essential for proper treatment, planning and caregiver support.

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  • Medical Tests Used to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

    There are several diagnostic tools that doctors use to test for Alzheimer’s disease. If a senior is experiencing unusual memory problems, confusion or changes in behavior, it is important to make an appointment with their physician as soon as possible.

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  • What Doctors Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease?

    You are seeing signs of Alzheimer's disease and want answers. What doctor should you see? Your family doctor can suspect Alzheimer's or other dementia, but they may not be qualified to diagnosis the disease.

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  • How are Strokes Diagnosed and Treated?

    A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted, or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts.

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