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Dementia is a syndrome of progressive and global deterioration in cognition that impairs an individual’s social function and general well-being. (1) A common consequence of dementia is the loss of physical function and mobility; for older adults, dementia contributes to the risk of disability and death. (2) It is estimated that nearly 5 million individuals in the United States have Alzheimer disease-related dementia, one of many types of dementia. (3) Risk factors for dementia include (4-8):