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New data shows burden of dementia symptoms just as high in community population as nursing home residents

New data shows that the symptoms suffered by people with advanced Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias who live in the community occur at a strikingly similar rate to those of dementia patients in a nursing home. The study from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine is one of the first to look at dementia symptom prevalence in the community population.