Richard S. Isaacson, M.D Richard S. Isaacson, M.D., currently serves as Associate Professor of Neurology (Education), Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program, and Director of the Neurology Residency Training Program, at Weill Cornell Medical College/ New York–Presbyterian Hospital.

ALERT! Today is National Memory Screening Day

By Richard S. Isaacson, M.D
By Richard S. Isaacson, M.D

The typical screen takes approximately 10 minutes; it involves a series of questions and tasks designed to assess memory function, as well as language and thinking abilities. Screenings are offered at a variety of locations—community centers, hospitals, physicians’ offices, and clinics. But really, a memory screening can take place just about anywhere.

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