These are concerning figures to say the least and, so far there is no proven prevention, or cure. But there ARE things every one of us can do to reduce our risk, and there is a lot that can be done food-wise to maintain independence and capacity in those diagnosed with dementia.
That is what my book "Eat To Cheat Dementia" is all about. If you haven't yet, get yourself a copy - at retail bookstores and the usual online stores.
A new report, The Economic Cost of Dementia in Australia 2016-2056, was conducted by the University of Canberra (UC) and commissioned by Alzheimer's Australia.
Read it here!