CDC: Memory loss, confusion affect nearly 13% of seniors

05/9/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek

According to data from a 2011 survey of nearly 60,000 people, nearly 13% of seniors aged 60 and older reported experiencing confusion or memory loss within the past year. Among the respondents who had significantly higher rates of cognitive problems were those aged 85 and older, Hispanics, those who reported disabilities, and those who were not able to work. The findings appear in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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