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"The Alzheimer's Disease Screening Discussion Group (ADSDG) recently conducted a survey. They found that most adults 55 and over lack knowledge about Alzheimer's disease.
* About 75 percent thought they could identify signs of Alzheimer's disease in themselves or a loved one.
* Yet, when presented with a list of symptoms, more than 90 percent were confused about which symptoms were associated with early signs of Alzheimer's.
According to the study:
* 34 percent have a loved one who they suspect might have Alzheimer's.
* Yet of those people, only about 40 percent encouraged their loved one to talk to a doctor about it."