This is the fourth post in a series on Alzheimer’s disease in places beyond the borders of the United States.
The “World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of Dementia” was issued earlier this week. The report gave a grim view of dementia statistics around the world and called on governments and societies to begin making necessary changes to support older adults.
There is a chance that dementia is becoming less prevalent in high-income countries. Medscape reports:
Despite interest in the possibility that the age-specific prevalence of dementia may be declining in high-income countries because of public health improvements, “the evidence to support this is currently weak and inconclusive,” said the report.
You can find more information in Medscape’s article here.