Know Your Parents’ Dementia Risk!

Do you know your parents’ risks of getting Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder? Take this quick screen, learn their risk factors and see what you can do to minimize the risk to their wellbeing and safety.

  • Do they have more memory lapses than they did five (5) years ago?
  • Have they been sad for more than two weeks?
  • Have they had changes in their sleep patterns?
  • Do they smoke, or drink more than 1 alcoholic beverage daily?
  • Do they have a first-degree relative (parent/brother/sister) with dementia or Down’s Syndrome?
  • Have they ever had head injury or loss of consciousness for more than 5 minutes?
  • Are they being treated for cholesterol problems, high blood pressure or diabetes?
  • Are they more than 20% over their ideal weight?
  • Do they have stress on a regular basis?
  • Could they have a vitamin deficiency (B12, thiamine) or thyroid disorder?

Yes answers:
0-2 Minimal Risk                        3-5 Moderate Risk                        6-10 High risk

  • Are they over age 65?

Determine which of these risk factors are modifiable and learn what you can do TODAY to maximize elder wellness and quality of life.

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This screen cannot and should not be used as a substitute for a thorough exam by a skilled doctor. Thorough diagnosis includes a variety of tests including blood work, psychosocial and cognitive exam, family history, and in some cases CT scan and other tests.