Finally, failure to learn new skills, doing a less complex job, and social distancing are all risk factors for dementia.
Identifying one or more of these risk factors does not mean that you are 100% guaranteed to develop dementia later in life.
However, it does have an impact on your cognitive reserve and may increase your risk of progressive disease.
The charity explains: “The more cognitive reserves a person has, the more any disease in their brain can cause problems with daily tasks.
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