We need to improve Medicare’s annual wellness visit to better detect early dementia

(By Noam Kirson, Urvi Desai and Nicole Fowler for STAT)

Mind-robbing Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause of dementia in the United States, usually starts quietly and largely hidden from view. Its manifestations range from mild symptoms such as forgetting important dates and events to requiring round-the-clock care and help with daily living activities such as walking, eating, and bathing. Continue reading article here…

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