Do you know the risk factors that can lead to cognitive decline?
Approximately 10% to 15% of adults age 65 or older have mild cognitive impairment, and about half with this condition will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia within five years. ¹
There are three basic forms of cognitive decline associated with aging:
- Age-related changes in memory are a natural consequence of aging
- Mild Cognitive Impairment involves mild memory loss, such as forgetting important events or appointments, or an inability or difficulty with finding the right word in a conversation
- Dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease, is a chronic, progressive, irreversible and comprehensive cognitive impairment that may affect daily functioning
There are a range of risk factors that can lead to cognitive decline, including:Read More