3 Facts About Women and Dementia
Facts about women and dementia
More women are affected by dementia than men. Worldwide, women with dementia outnumber men 2 to 1.
Brain scans tell us that the rate at which brain cells are dying in the brain is faster in women than in men.
Women are more likely to live longer than men. However, although risk increases with age, dementia is caused by diseases of the brain not age alone.