TITLE

The dementia challenge

AUTHOR(S)
While, Alison
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Community Nursing;Jan2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses challenges presented by Alzheimer’s disease to health and social care. Author mentions that a study has suggested that oral health in the form of maintaining natural, healthy, functional teeth is associated with a lower risk of dementia in older adults. The author opines that older adults must pay attention to oral health needs to prevent risk of cognitive impairment.
ACCESSION #
84738460

 

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