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New Study Finds Prevalence of Dementia Could Be Declining

By |2017-10-24T13:44:09-05:00January 9th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

JAMA, published by the American Medical Association, announced on November 21, 2016, the results of its most recent study which indicate dementia prevalence declined significantly, from 11.6% in 2000 to 8.8% in 2012. The national study of more than 21,000 diverse senior citizens can be found here. JAMA’s findings are significant, if not somewhat surprising since [...]