Dementia in 2050 – level 1

12-01-2022 07:00

Researchers make a study about dementia. Dementia is a disease in the brain. Researchers say that there will be three times more people with dementia in 2050 than now.

Dementia is a disease where people have problems to learn and remember things. They start to forget things. They cannot think clearly.

People older than 65 years usually get the disease. Alsoo, obesity, diabetes, or smoking are things that can make dementia more possible.

Researchers study the situation in 195 countries. The number of people with dementia is going up everywhere. The situation is more serious in some areas, for example, in South Africa or the Middle East.

There are more and more people. The population is getting older. Experts say that 153 million people will have dementia in 2050.

Difficult words: obesity (when someone is very fat), diabetes (a disease when your body’s sugar is too high), population (all the people who live in one country or place).

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