You answered "Yes" to five or more questions, suggesting that you have noticed some problems with the memory, behaviours, personality, or abilities of the person you're concerned about.
Based on your responses, it is recommended that you accompany your family member to the doctor for further evaluation. Before you go, be sure to print a summary of your responses to share and discuss with the doctor.
You answered "Yes" to fewer than 5 questions.
Based on your responses, further assessment is not
If you or the person you are concerned about still have questions, don't hesitate to discuss them with a doctor.
Responses to the Memory Test do not determine a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease - they may simply suggest the need for further assessment.
Test adapted from: Mundt JC, Freed DM and JH Greist. Lay person-based screening for elderly detection of Alzheimer's disease: Development and validation of an instrument.
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