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Why Don't You Get Checkup for Dementia ?

Update : 2021-12-8

Early consultation is recommended for the people for 60 and over 65 years old.

There is a possibility to cause Ninchi-shou (dementia) as a person gets older.

What is Ninchi-shou (dementia) ?

Dementia which occurs to anyone is a general term for the loss of memory and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer accounts for an estimated 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.
Alzheimer's (AHLZ-high-merz) is a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's disease is not normal aging or a mental illness.

Checkup Period: June 1 (Tuesday) ~ December 17 (Friday), 2021

  • If you find a disease in early stage and get available treatments, the medicine may delay the progress of dementia or provide some relief of symptoms.
    * Symptoms: forgetfulness, confusion, getting lost in familiar places, misplacing things, problems with speaking and writing etc.
  • It is said that one of four of the people aged 65 and older are Dementia or the reserves.
Eligible persons A person who is a resident of Soka City and
  1. Persons who is 60 years old before April 1, 2022 (Born between April 2, 1961 and April 1, 1962)
  2. Perosons aged 65 and older (Born before April 1, 1957)
Fee Free of charge
* The fees for another consultation or inspection costs money.
How to take a checkup Bring your Hoken-shou (health insurance card) and Okusuri-techo (Medicine Notebook) and visit the designated medical institution below.

Designated medical institutions

Area Medical institution
Western part of Yatsuka Yanagishima Clinic
Minami Soka Clinic
Soka Seibu Clinic
Sakura Seikei Geka
Eastern part of Soka /Soka Inari Naito Clinic
Yamazaki Clinic
Nakada Iin
Uchiyama Naika Shonika Iin
Soka Eidai Clinic
Kamiya Iin
Western part of Soka Soka Naika Kokyu Care Clinic
Kagawa Iin
Ohsato Naika Iin
Tanaka Naika/Junkan-ki Naika Clinic
Ishii Geka Iin
Sakano Iin
Yamazaki Ichou-ka Naika Clinic
Soka Sugiura Naika Clinic
Medics Soka Clinic
Soka Kawayagi Kato Family Clinic
Masatsuka Iin
Toratani Iin
Central Yatsuka/ Eastern part of Yatsuka Hida Iin
Hoei Byoin
Soka Angyo Soka Kitaya Clinic
Ishidori Clinic
Aya Sogo Naika Clinic
Usuda Shinryo-jyo
Ohshiro Clinic
Western part of Shinden Hirata Clinic
Ninomiya byoin
Shin-ei Clinic
Ren Family Clinic
Shinden Ekimae Naika Clinic
Medical Hub Clinic
Soka Green Clinic
Eastern part of Shinden Soka Nou-shinkei-geka Clinic
Soka-Matsubara Seikei Geka Iin


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Tel.(048) 922-2862
FAX(048) 922-3279