Indiana Researchers to Explore How Dementia Screening Affects Family Members

Indiana Researchers to Explore How Dementia Screening Affects Family Members
A study at the Indiana University Center for Aging Research, exploring how screening seemingly healthy older people for dementia impacts family members, has been awarded a $126,000 grant by the National Institute on Aging. The study, called “Effects on Families of older adults Experiencing Cognitive Testing (EFECT)," is an outgrowth of the CHOICE trial at Indiana University — where potential benefits and disadvantages for people being screened are under investigation in a similar manner. CHOICE (
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