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Dementia - What it is

​Dementia is a general term for a group of brain disorders involving cognitive impairment. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, followed by vascular dementia. It affects mainly elderly people. In Singapore, the prevalence rate of dementia in people above 65 years is 6.2%. It is an illness that causes significant distress to both the patient and his caregivers. 

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Dementia - Other Information

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