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Dementia explained


What does 'dementia' mean?

Symptoms of dementia

How dementia affects people

Can someone 'live well' with dementia?

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  • Produced by Nick Ridgman, Lead Health Editor, Bupa Health Content Team, November 2016
    Expert reviewer Professor Graham Stokes, Bupa Global Director of Dementia Care
    Next review due November 2019

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