Video: The effects of the pandemic on people living with dementia

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Dr. Katya Numbers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique risks to people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Dr. Numbers' research has revealed people living with have a relatively high risk of contracting severe COVID-19 and are also at risk of neuropsychiatric disturbances as a result of lockdown measures and .

Credit: University of New South Wales

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