11 facts about dementia

These 11 facts that raise awareness about dementia come from buzzfeed.com.

The main thing is that life doesn’t end when dementia begins.

1. In the UK, around 225,000 people will develop dementia each year – that’s the equivalent to one person every three minutes.

In the UK, around 225,000 people will develop dementia each year – that's the equivalent to one person every three minutes.

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There are 850,000 people in the UK living with dementia, which means you might know someone affected by the condition. Dementia is not just about memory loss – there are many different kinds of dementia, and symptoms vary widely.

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