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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Promotes Free Memory Screenings Year-Round
Date:5/21/2009

A report released by AFA late last year cited research that supports memory screenings "as a simple and safe evaluation tool that assesses memory and other intellectual functions and indicates whether additional testing is necessary." Further, the authors said, "Screenings also can reassure the healthy individual and promote successful aging."

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in New York and made up of more than 950 member organizations that provide hands-on programs to meet the educational, emotional, practical and social needs of families. AFA's services include a toll-free hot line, counseling, educational materials, a free caregiver magazine, and professional training. For information, call 866-AFA-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org.


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