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Prof Brian Lawlor said: "Only one in four people feel they have a good understanding of what dementia is and what it isn't.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the number of people with dementia was approximately 4.
24 ( ANI ): Turns out, dementia affects the hospital readmission rate for worse.
The findings, led by scientists from the Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, showed that the risk of dementia was higher in people born with heart defects who developed other heart disease risk factors later in life, such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and diabetes, Health news reported.
That is according to the Welsh Government's new three-year dementia "action plan" to promote the rights, dignity and autonomy of people with the condition.
Obese people are at an increased risk of developing dementia than those with a normal weight, says a large study involving data from 1.
Nearly half of people with dementia feel that their local area help them to live well with dementia
We are calling on family and friends to unite against dementia this autumn.
Alzheimer's Society has just marked an important milestone in its mission to create a safer, more inclusive world for people living with dementia.
The most well-known form of dementia is Alzheimer's disease but others include vascular dementia and fronto-temporal dementia.
FOR many people, a diagnosis of dementia can be a frightening and isolating experience, and a lack of information immediately following a diagnosis can add to the stress.
With visual impairments common among those with dementia, Specsavers is ensuring a trip to the opticians and audiologists is as comfortable as possible for them.