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Reduce your risk

Make lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of dementia and improve your brain health.

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Studies show that making lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of developing dementia.

The World Health Organization’s twelve recommendations to reduce the risk of cognitive decline include:

Ask a GP and other healthcare professionals for personalised advice about reducing your dementia risk and taking care of your brain health.

You can also complete an online assessment of your dementia risk. The Cognitive Health and Dementia Risk (CogDrisk) Assessment Tool was developed by NeuRA and the University of NSW. Recommendations used in the CogDrisk Assessment Tool are based on current research as well as national and international Guidelines.

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