If Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia is suspected in a patient, the patient will often undergo a neuropsychological assessment to accurately diagnose and stage the disease.
Convincing some elders to see their doctors for any reason can be difficult. Convincing them to give honest answers to the doctor’s questions can be even more challenging. This is especially true when the elder gets into uncomfortable territory. Areas where they feel they will be judged. The issues that are probably most often covered up…