The huge burden of dementia in Latin America.

Abstract

As mentioned in your Editorial, 1 dementia is having a huge social and economic effect in Latin American countries. The prevalence of dementia in people aged 65 years and older is about 7 • 1%. 2 As the population continues to age, about 7 • 6 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean are estimated to develop dementia by 2030. 3 Latin America faces… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(15)00360-9

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