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New Dementia Case Every 7 Seconds

Posted Nov 10 2008 4:45pm

As many countries recently brought attention to the increased need for dementia care through Dementia Awareness programs, one of the key themes was to let people know that a new dementia case is reported every seven seconds worldwide.  A staggering statistic when you also consider that there are currently 30 million people worldwide with some form of dementia.  Without a cure, that number is expected to climb to an excess of 80 million people by the year 2050!

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