Contents tagged with Dementia

  • Alzheimer’s Association is partnering with TAFP to provide resources

    Tags: Alzheimer's Association, partnership, resources, Laura McEntire, Elise Passy, Dementia

    By Scott Finley
    Manager of Media Engagement, Texas Alzheimer's Association

    Right now, 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million. In Texas, this amounts to over 400,000 Texans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with an expected growth of more than 20% by 2050.

    The Alzheimer’s Association is partnering with TAFP to provide a variety of resources to support family physicians throughout the disease continuum, including early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, management of these conditions, and care planning and support services following a diagnosis.  

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