Please note: This comes from the Alzheimer's Association
* No one tool is recognized as the best brief assessment to determine if a full dementia evaluation is
needed. Some providers repeat patient assessment with an alternate tool (e.g., SLUMS, or MoCA)
to confirm initial findings before referral or initiation of full dementia evaluation.
Cordell CB, Borson S, Boustani M, Chodosh J, Reuben D, Verghese J, et al. Alzheimer’s Association
recommendations for operationalizing the detection of cognitive impairment during the Medicare