Subjective Cognitive Decline among Rural Adults
Infographic that presents findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) describing subjective cognitive decline (SCD) in rural adults aged 45 years old or older. Identifies the prevalence of SCD and the impact of SCD on day-to-day and social activities.
Date: 06/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Alzheimer's Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Healthy Brain Initiative: Road Map for Indian Country
Report discusses Alzheimer's disease and dementia among American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Includes an overview of the disease and details the trends among Native Americans. Provides strategies and resources for tribal communities to provide early diagnosis, treatment, and care for elders with dementia.
Date: 05/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Alzheimer's Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Secular Trends in Dementia and Cognitive Impairment of U.S. Rural and Urban Older Adults
Examines rural and urban differences in the rates of
probable dementia and cognitive impairment without dementia
(CIND) for adults in 2000 and 2010. Compares statistics and
data by rurality for the study population by cognitive
function, age group, race/ethnicity, marital status,
education, and other health status measures.
Author(s): Margaret M. Weden, Regina A. Shih, Mohammed U. Kabeto, Kenneth M. Langa Citation: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 54(2), 164-172 Date: 02/2018 Type: Document view details
LTSS Research: Dementia Assessment Tools in Indian Country
Details a bibliography of resources for assessing the cognition of American Indian and Alaska Native elders with dementia. Discusses some of the cultural considerations when evaluating AI/NA elders' cognitive abilities.
Date: 08/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details