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Living Well With Dementia An Achievable Goal Dr Lawrence Woo Consultant Psychiatrist, Brent Memory Service Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust.

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1 Living Well With Dementia An Achievable Goal Dr Lawrence Woo Consultant Psychiatrist, Brent Memory Service Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust 25 th October 2013

2 Advances in Dementia Care Awareness Risks and Prevention Diagnosis Treatments Education And… A Manifesto Alz society website Oct 2013

3 Advances in Dementia Care Awareness - Public Education - Clinician Education - Services Education

4 Risk + Protective factors for Alzheimer’s disease Risk factors Age > 65 years ApoE4 Diabetes increases risk 54% Obesity increases risk 59% Cardiovascular Risks Metabolic syndrome Depression Stress Head trauma Smoking Protective factors ApoE2 Mediterranean Diet Physical activity Intellectual activity Social network/ activities

5 Advances in Dementia Care Diagnosis -New Tests / Scans

6 Advances in Dementia Care New Treatments - Amyloid Clearance - ?Tau

7 Advances in Dementia Care Education - Of family, carers, friends - The public - Society - Dementia friendly communities

8 Living Better?

9 Why Ask??

10 Living Better? We Have No Choice

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17 Baby Boomers

18 Have Created our Modern World

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20 Accept Dementia Decrepitude??

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