You can’t get treated
if you don’t get tested
Often the minority community accepts dementia as a given — a natural part of aging. Some people are not familiar with the word dementia, but use “mind-slipping” or “old-timers” instead. Consequently, blacks and Latinos are often diagnosed at a late stage or do not receive care at all. The first step is to recognize the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and get tested and get information.