NICE Guideline on Mid-Life Interventions to Delay or Prevent Dementia Onset (NICE)

Summary

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline concerning mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. This guideline is based on evidence, such as the Blackfriar’s Consensus Statement, aimed at increasing the length of time people can remain independent and healthy in later life. Recommendations are supplied on healthy lifestyles promotion, including: stopping smoking, doing more physical activity, reducing alcohol consumption, improving diet (such as adopting a Mediterranean diet), losing weight / maintaining healthy weight. The main sections in this guidance comprise:

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Reference

Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset [NG16]. London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, October 20th 2015.

There is an associated “map of medicine” style NICE Pathways online version.

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