Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Can dementia be prevented?

February 16 2014

These web pages on the NHS Choices portal give advice on leading a healthy lifestyle to help lower your risk of developing dementia when you are older.

Visit Can dementia be prevented? on NHS Choices

To reduce your risk of developing dementia and other serious health conditions, it’s recommended that you:

  • eat a healthy diet
  • maintain a healthy weight
  • exercise regularly
  • don’t drink too much alcohol
  • stop smoking (if you smoke)
  • make sure to keep your blood pressure at a healthy level

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