Dementia prevalence on the decline in over-65s

Public health measures may explain the 'significant' drop in the disease for both men and women, say researchers
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Dementia prevalence among older Australians is declining, according to the largest and most comprehensive study to date.

Researchers from SA analysed data of adults aged 65 and over who either entered long-term aged care or acces­sed home care.