Innovative Midlife Intervention for Dementia Deterrence

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 304979
EC contribution
: € 2,950,530.00
: 36 months
Starting date
: 01/11/2012
: Dementia, Prevention, Risk Factors, Modifiable risk, Primary care, Personalised strategy, Social innovation, Multifactorial modelling, Online tool, Support environment.
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There is compelling evidence that measurable and modifiable risk factors in middle age have a profound impact on the risk and/or onset of dementia in the over-70s. These risk factors include established cardio-vascular markers, mood and depression, social networks and diet.

A series of simple routine tests, suitable for the primary care environment (e.g. a doctor’s clinic) will produce a risk factor profile and a quantitative, evidence-based measure of future dementia risk.

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