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What is Risk Reduction Score?
The Risk Reduction Score is a crucial component of the Brainsalvation system. The score provides a clear guideline for understanding how your lifestyle increases or decreases your chances of developing dementia and/or Alzheimer’s. The Risk Reduction Score incorporates findings from recent, peer-reviewed medical research, and was developed under the supervision of Medical Care Corporation, a data analytics company specializing in the measurement of cognition.
We'll use the Risk Reduction Score to give you lifestyle tips that will help you reduce your risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. We hope that this information helps you achieve a long, happy life with your family and friends.
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE FACTS AND FIGURES
Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.*1
On average, care contributors lose over $15,000 in annual income as a result of reducing or quitting work to meet the demands of caregiving.*1
COST TO NATION
Alzheimer's disease is one of the costliest chronic diseases to society. The growing Alzhveimer's crisis is helping to bankrupt Medicare. Medicare and Medicaid are expected to cover $160 billion, or 68%, of the total health care and long-term care payments forpeople with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.*1
The Amyloid β buildup that is the cause of Alzheimer's in the brain starts from the age of about 40 or older. At 10 or more years later, Tau protein buildup will begin. Then, 15 or more years later, it will reach Mild cognitive Impairment expression or “Alzheimer’s disease”.*2
*1 Alzheimer’s association
*2 David M. Holtzman,C. Morris John,
Alison Goate, 2011, Alzheimer’s
Disease: The Challenge of the Second Century