Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

Gill Livingston, MD, Andrew, Sommerlad, MSc, Vasiliki Orgeta, PhD, et al. Lancet. Originally published July 19, 2017.


“Dementia is not an inevitable consequence of ageing and the Commission identifies nine potentially modifiable health and lifestyle factors from different phases of life that, if eliminated, might prevent dementia. Although therapies are currently not available to modify the underlying disease process, the Commission outlines pharmacological and social interventions that are able to help manage the manifestations of dementia.”