Why is Dementia Awareness Important?
Did you know cases of dementia worldwide are reaching epidemic proportions with more than 30million cases diagnosed; it is currently the third leading cause of death in the USA.
Will we have a cure for dementia within the next 20 years?
There are still many trials ongoing throughout the world looking at different aspects of the disease. Millions have been spent funding these trials to look for a “cure” or at least a “disease-modifying” treatment. Areas being explored include brain plaque formation (which occurs in Alzheimer’s), diet and exercise, stem cells, risk factors, education, etc.