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of information on ageing

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In the spotlight

Dementia: what can you do to reduce your risk?

Dementia prevention information

We look at some of the most common claims and the evidence behind them.

Can dementia be prevented?

Featured video:
Arlene Phillips talks about dementia*

Arlene Phillips, who lost her father to Alzheimer’s disease, discusses dementia with Professor Graham Stokes, Bupa's Director of Dementia Care.

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Looking after yourself and caring for others

How can we help you?

See how your health compares to others your age.


We offer practical advice and information to help you choose the care you need. Read our guide to planning and arranging care.

32 tests and measures including resting ECG and blood pressure readings. Book a Bupa Mature Health Assessment today by calling 0845 600 3458 and quoting ref. HFS100.

Older and wiser?

Bupa has created a tailor-made assessment focussing on the health risks typically experienced in later life.

Find a Bupa care home

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About our accreditation

Tweets from our Chief medical officer, Dr Paul Zollinger-Read (PZR) and the Bupa medical team.

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About us

Bupa’s health information area contains more than 1,000 pages of free and trustworthy content covering conditions, tests, treatments and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. All our information is written by professional health writers and are reviewed by medical experts. We aim to make all of our information relevant, reliable and readable.

  • Relevant. We incorporate feedback into reviews and features and involve users as much as possible when developing new information.
  • Reliable. We publish evidence-based, up-to-date information that is peer-reviewed and show our sources.
  • Readable. We use plain English with medical terms clearly defined.

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* The information on the video provided does not constitute advice on diagnosis or the treatment for dementia. Such advice should always be sought from a doctor or other suitably qualified health professional.