A New Survey Shows That Families Are Facing Alzheimer’s More Openly

Alzheimer’s is coming out of the shadows in New Jersey, but many families struggling with it aren’t being guided to services that could help them cope.

Those are the key findings from a statewide survey done by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind for Alzheimer’s New Jersey.

The survey found 89 percent of people concerned about memory loss went to see a doctor about the problem, and 87 percent received a formal diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia.

Read more about the study here.

Debbie Gotthart