Assignment 16773

Dementia is a disease, generally chronic and progressive in nature. There is a deterioration in cognitive function that is beyond “normal aging”. In 2013 the number of individuals living with dementia surpassed 44 million. What are the growing risk factors for dementia? Choose one or two of the different types of dementia and discuss the risk factors, (controlled and uncontrolled). Why is dementia a global problem, especially in low and middle-income countries? 

Using approximately 200 – 300 words, include at least two scholarly references (using APA formatting and style) to guide your discussion. In addition, using approximately 100 words, comment on at least five other students’ posts on at least three different days.