Many of us more about getting Alzheimer’s than we do about cancer these days, but the truth is…dementia rates are falling. Alot. And we can’t figure out why no one is talking about it. Maybe good news is no news, but we thought you should know.
A recent article in the Huffington Post by Ashton Applewhite, gives us the good news. Small studies have found a downward trend in dementia, and a large national survey recently confirmed it.
“The total number of cases will rise along with the number of older people in the population, but the likelihood of any given person getting dementia has dropped—significantly. Lead author Dr. Kenneth Langa estimates the decrease at 25 to 30 percent compared with the rate in the early 1990s. And people are being diagnosed at older and older ages.”
Why is this happening? Read the full story here