Clinical Insights - Dementia and cognitive declinePublished: 2015-01-01
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Dementia and cognitive decline are major health problems in Australia. The associated health consequences are profound for the sufferer as well as for their families and friends. While dementia is not an inevitable part of ageing, it does primarily affect older people. Thus, we can expect cognitive impairment to be an increasingly prevalent condition as a consequence of Australia’s growing aged population.