Biggest dementia risk factors (and how to address them)


This 467-word article shares the latest World Health Organisation guidelines on the lifestyle and health condition factors associated with a greater risk of cognitive decline and dementia, and steps readers can take to reduce these risks. Written on 15th May 2019.

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Article preview: Living longer lives in retirement places more people in the dementia firing line. With dementia becoming a reality for a growing number of people in later life, the World Health Organisation has published a list of the lifestyle choices and conditions known to increase the risks. In doing so, the WHO aims to educate people about dementia risks and make suggestions for ways to avoid this usually devastating condition. Their new guidelines are based on extensive research over many years.