Time to change approach
Epidemiology of dementia is an extremely serious issue. The prevalence estimate in western world is increasing steadily and the figure of about 7 millions of cases is turning out to be in Europe 8 millions in 2020 and over 11 millions in 2040. Moreover, dementia is one of the main contributors (5th) to Years Lived with Disability among people over 65 years aged, according to the WHO report and the economical burden in Europe increased
steeply by 20% from 2010 and 2015 (from 214 to 268 billions of euro) and the forecast is not better. (...)
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