Poor Neighborhoods Linked to Elevated Dementia Risk and Faster Brain Aging

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Irrespective of income or education, people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods show early signs of cognitive decline. 

The study, which appears March 14 in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, suggests that targeting disadvantaged neighborhoods for dementia prevention programs and encouraging clinicians to consider a patient’s address could help lower dementia risk.  Read more here.