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Dementia Increases Risk for Preventable Hospitalizations

A large number of hospitalizations of people with dementia may be preventable, according to a just released study from the University of Washington.

Researchers found that elderly people with dementia had a 78% higher risk of being needlessly hospitalized due to avoidable illness than seniors not suffering from dementia.

Additionally, 86% of those stricken… Dementia Increases Risk for Preventable Hospitalizations   

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