Mental Health

These lifestyle changes could decrease your risk of dementia

72-year-old Kanemasa Ito (L) holds hands with  his 68-year-old wife Kimiko, who was diagnosed with dementia 11 years ago, on a sofa at their home in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan, April 6, 2016. Encouraging people with dementia to speak out is part of Japan's effort to ease the negative image of a disorder that affects nearly 5 million citizens and is forecast to affect 7 million, or one in five Japanese age 65 or over, by 2025. REUTERS/Issei Kato    SEARCH "JAPAN DEMENTIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES - RTX2A0ZK

Early interventions and lifestyle changes can drastically reduce dementia cases Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

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