Alzheimer Scotland releases worrying new figures

27 April 2011 - Over 1 miliion people in Scotland are expected to live to 100 - but half of them will have dementia. Alzheimer Scotland announced its updated dementia prevalence statistics, amending its previous figure of 72,500 to 82,500 people with dementia in Scotland. [link no longer available http://dementiascotland.org/news/files/MEDIA-RELEASE-new-dementia-prevalence-stats-April-2011.pdf]