Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome (cont.)
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Alzheimer's Functional Assessment Tool (Toileting, Dining, and Walking)
This is a summary of scoring for the Alzheimer's Functional Assessment Tool. This tool can be used to document the progression of the symptoms, and it can also be helpful to evaluate the usefulness of any drug treatment or behavioral interventions. It is not intended to make the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/23/2016
Norberto Alvarez, MD
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Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain, strongly associated with advanced age.