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Living with Dementia

Apolipoprotein E4

Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors

Age is a risk factor for AD. The prevalence of AD doubles every five years after the age of 60.

Family history

A family history of AD is a consistent risk factor, and represents around a fourfold increase in the risk of developing the disease. It is thought that as many as… Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

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