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Living with Dementia

Motoric Cognitive Risk Syndrome

Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints. People who tested positive for pre-dementia were twice as likely as others to develop dementia within 12… Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia   


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