Free Online Memory Test Evaluates Brain Health Status in Persons Over 50

Free Online Memory Test Evaluates Brain Health Status in Persons Over 50
Increasing incidence of Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of senile dementia as the population demographic ages has raised general anxiety levels. It's not entirely paranoia. Risk of developing Alzheimer's doubles every five years after age 65. CognicitilogoToronto, Canada-based Cogniciti, Inc. cites a recent Brain Health Study (about which more below) showing that 70 percent of Americans aged 45-79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse versus five years ago, and 91 percent of that group believe middle-aged and older adults should have their brain health checked regularly. "We know that many adults worry about the forgetfulness that comes with aging, and fear it might be something more serious," says Cogniciti's President Michael Meagher. "In fact, the Brain Health Study showed that dementia/Alzheimer's ranks as the second most feared disease in America behind cancer." Eight of ten Americans surveyed stated that it was very important for them to have access to a brain health assessment that was private, free and supported by clinical research to answer the question 'Is my memory normal or should I see my doctor?' Cogniciti's Brain Health Assessment is exactly that tool, available online for free. An estimated 135 million people around the world will have dementia by 2050 according to a report by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), and the number of victims is expected to almost double every 20 years as po
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