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Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC

(5/13/2013)

Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC
HealthDay News
May 9, 2013

About 13 percent of Americans 60 and older say they have increasing problems with thinking and memory and that they suffer growing confusion, a new report released Thursday shows.  One-third of these people add that the confusion or memory loss caused problems at work or with social activities and household chores, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The findings underscore the need to be alert for early signs of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, experts said.

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