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Dementia is an umbrella term for conditions involving cognitive impairment, with symptoms that include memory loss, personality changes, and issues with language, communication, and thinking. Dementia is not a normal part of aging – while small short-term memory decreases are an expected part of aging, dementia causes serious impairment and can hugely impact quality of life.

Dementia Statistics:

  • Affects 47.5 million people worldwide

  • 60%+ of dementia cases are Alzheimer’s

  • 33% of people age 85+ have Alzheimer’s

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