Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

@article{Livingston2017DementiaPI,
  title={Dementia prevention, intervention, and care},
  author={G. Livingston and A. Sommerlad and V. Orgeta and S. Costafreda and N. Mukadam},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2017},
  volume={390},
  pages={2673-2734}
}
  • G. Livingston, A. Sommerlad, +2 authors N. Mukadam
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Acting now on dementia prevention, intervention, and care will vastly improve living and dying for individuals with dementia and their families, and in doing so, will transform the future for society. Dementia is the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century. It occurs mainly in people older than 65 years, so increases in numbers and costs are driven, worldwide, by increased longevity resulting from the welcome reduction in people dying prematurely. The Lancet… CONTINUE READING
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