Overcoming Barriers to an Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s, Dementia

Overcoming Barriers to an Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s, Dementia

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Overcoming Barriers to an Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s, Dementia

It took seven years from the time she started showing symptoms for Sophia Rodriguez’s mother to receive a confirmed diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. After her death 14 years later, Rodriguez can’t help but wonder how things might have been different had her mother received an earlier diagnosis. Early diagnosis has myriad benefits for those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s, including helping families and caregivers plan for the patient’s future and getting support systems in place…

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