Free Memory Screening Offered by Council on Aging

The Marion County Council on Aging is sponsoring a free Memory Screening Day on Tuesday, October 16th. Council on Aging staff will be administering a mini-memory exam, which is frequently used as a dementia screening instrument.

While this 30 item screening tool is not used solely as a diagnosis for dementia, it can give an indication of early problems. Studies have shown that the early diagnosis of dementia makes treatment much more effective.

This free screening takes approximately 15 – 20 minutes to administer and is by appointment only.

Call the Council on Aging at 740-387-0401 for further information and appointment times.

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