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Free Memory Screening

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 Mild forgetfulness is something that happens to some of us as we age.  That may mean taking longer to learn new
things, remembering certain words, forgetting where we put our keys or having difficulty finding our glasses.  The best thing, if you are worried about memory loss is to see your doctor.  Visiting Angels is hosting a free Memory Screening on November 13, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, by appointment only. 


Call for your confidential screening:  301-355-6578.


 AFA’s National Memory Screening Day provides free,
confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory problems or who want to check their memory now and for future comparisons.





  • AFA’s National Memory Screening Day provides free,
    confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory problems or who want to check their memory now and for future comparisons.

  • Registered nurses will administer the face-to-facememory screening, which takes five to ten minutes and consists of questions and/or tasks designed to test memory, language skills and other
    intellectual functions.

  • A memory screening is not used to diagnose any particular illness and does not replace consultation with
         a qualified healthcare professional. 
         However, it is an important first step toward finding out the cause
         of memory problems. Individuals with a below-normal score or those with
         normal scores but who still have concerns should follow up with a
         qualified healthcare professional.

  • Some memory problems can be readily treated, such as those caused by vitamin deficiencies or thyroid problems. Other memory  problems might result from causes that are not currently reversible, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease enables individuals  to obtain medical treatment and social services and make legal and  financial decisions that can improve quality of life.

  • We will offer attendees information about memory
    screenings, Alzheimer’s disease, successful aging and resources.


  • Thank you for your consideration.
    Together, we can raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses,and change the face of care from coast-to-coast. For more information, please visit
    www.nationalmemoryscreening.org
    or call us at 301-355-6578
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