This booklet tells you about dementia and its different risk factors - the things that increase a person's chance of developing dementia.
You may not have realised that you can reduce your risk of dementia. Although there are some risk factors you can't change, there are lots that you can.
There's no way to guarantee that you won't get dementia, but by taking the steps suggested in this booklet you can make it less likely.
If you're in your 40s, 50s or 60s, reading this booklet is a great place to start. However the suggestions are useful for anyone looking to find out what causes dementia and the small changes you can make to help prevent it.