Interesting article that hopefully moves us forward towards better solutions, earlier!
We have a huge impact coming that we are not prepared for with dementia and Alzheimer's. We already don't have enough care beds, and care providers, and funding available for the people impacted today. With more people aging into the need of care years, and the wide spread impacts of these diseases, we need fast solutions.
"He said the underlying cause initiating the cycle of decline likely relates to repeated episodes of low blood flow and oxygen delivery to the brain over time due to acute stroke or chronic conditions such as hypertension and diabetes.
"Dementia is a process that goes on for years and years," Back said. "We have to tackle this from the early days to have an impact so that it doesn't spin out of control.""