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Why Get Checked

If you notice any of the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's in yourself or someone you know, don't ignore them. Schedule an appointment with a doctor.

With an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's, a person can:

Benefit from available treatments – Alzheimer's treatments may provide some relief of symptoms and help the diagnosed person maintain a level of function longer. Individuals may also increase their chances of participating in clinical drug trials that help advance research and can provide a better understanding of the disease.
Learn more about treatments.
Learn more about clinical trials.


Have more time to plan for the future – A diagnosis of Alzheimer's allows families to discuss and plan for care; transportation; living options; financial and legal matters; and balancing work with caregiving duties.


Get the right help and support – Care and support services are available, making it easier for the person and his or her family to live the best life possible with Alzheimer's.
Find services from your local Alzheimer's Association.


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