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How does dementia impact an adult's health?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Several assoc ills: Dementia is associated with many significant medical conditions. Severe dementia is often associated with choking, pneumonia, and skin sores from lying or sitting for too long. Dementia is also associated with malnutrition, depression, and decreased awareness of other medical conditions, such as urinary tract infections.

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