Never forget what "normal" looks like.
If you are 65 or older and you are concerned about developing dementia or Alzheimer's, you've come to the right place.
Alzheimer’s Association.“10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's.” Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Alzheimer's Association, https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/10_signs
Risk Factors For Cognitive Decline
The Number One Risk Factor is Age:
- At age 65, the average person has a 1 in 3 chance of suffering from cognitive decline
- At age 80, the chance increases to 1 in 2
Twelve Additional Lifestyle Factors have been identified as significant contributors are:
- Hearing loss
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Social Isolation
- Physical inactivity
- Air Pollution