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article – Veterans and alzheimer’s #ENDALZ

The rapidly climbing number of those affected with AD includes a growing population of aging military veterans affected who may have an added risk for the disease as a consequence of traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, and/or service-related injuries.

The paragraph above was cut and pasted from the article the link below will take you to. (2014)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1552526014001393

Veterans are at great risk for developing Alzheimer’s 

“Alzheimer’s is a veterans’ disease:’ New group tries to improve support for vets with dementia” (read more by following this link)

https://www.stripes.com/news/alzheimer-s-is-a-veterans-disease-new-group-tries-to-improve-support-for-vets-with-dementia-1.490998

The picture below is from the article the link above refers the reader to;