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Living with Dementia

Vascular Risk Factors

Coping Strategies for Vascular Dementia Caregivers

Vascular dementia (VaD) is one of the most common types of dementia in older adults. It causes a subtle, progressive decline of memory and other brain function, such as thinking, learning, remembering, organization skills and complex visual processing, and is caused by reduced blood flow in the brain.

VaD may be caused by a… Coping Strategies for Vascular Dementia Caregivers   



Dementia risk quadrupled in people with mild cognitive impairment

In a long-term, large-scale population-based study of individuals aged 55 years or older in the general population researchers found that those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) had a four-fold increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD) compared to cognitively healthy individuals. Several risk factors including older age, positive APOE-ɛ4 status, low… Dementia risk quadrupled in people with mild cognitive impairment   



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