June 01, 2015 - McKnight's Senior Living

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Many people with Alzheimer’s disease remain ignorant of their condition.

Many with Alzheimer’s remain unaware

A new report by the Alzheimer’s Association asserts that fewer than half of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers ever learn of their diagnosis from a physician, and those who do typically don’t learn of it until they are in the advanced stages of the disease.

A new study seems to cast doubts about telemonitoring savings.

Telemonitoring savings not significant

Despite new research suggesting that a majority of U.S. adults — 56% — now embrace using a connected device at home to monitor health and share data with caregivers, telemedicine might not be the savior some forecast it to be.

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