Reducing the Cost and Risk of Dementia
Increased longevity is perhaps one of the greatest success stories of our modern public health system. But along with this success comes one of our greatest challenges to healthy longevity. As we age, the risk of neurodegenerative disease increases dramatically.
At the Milken Institute, we strive to catalyze practical solutions to global challenges. That is why we are putting forward new ideas to reduce the cost and risk of dementia. This report updates previously published data and expands our analysis to include the value of brain health and the effects of dementia on diverse communities. The report includes actionable recommendations centered around five primary goals: