Authors: Sharon Salt, Editor
The World Health Organization (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland) has launched their first-ever guideline on reducing the risk of dementia. The Guidelines provide the knowledge base for healthcare providers to advise patients on what they can do to help prevent cognitive decline and dementia.
This will also be useful for governments, policy makers and planning authorities to guide them in developing policy and designing programs that encourage healthy lifestyles.
The Guidelines recommend that people can reduce their risk of dementia by: