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Reduce Your Risk of Dementia Quiz - Dementia Action Week 2019


Remember, all the following answers can be found on Warwickshire's Living Well with Dementia website

1. TRUE or FALSE: Leading a healthy lifestyle may reduce the risk of developing certain types of dementia *This question is required.
2. Alzheimer's Disease is the most common type of dementia. The second most common type is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain, which can damage and eventually kill brain cells. There is strong evidence that adopting a healthy lifestyle can particularly reduce your risk of developing this type of dementia. What is it called? *This question is required.
3. Being physically active will help your heart and blood circulatory system to work more efficiently. It will also help to lower your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure at a healthy level, which may decrease your risk of developing dementia. What is the recommended amount of time that adults should aim to be moderately active each week? *This question is required.
4. Healthy eating is an important way of reducing your risk of dementia. Too much salt can increase your blood pressure which can increase your risk of developing dementia and other serious illnesses such as heart disease and stroke. What is the maximum amount of salt we should eat each day?
Please select one of the following answers: *This question is required.
5. TRUE or FALSE: Being overweight can increase your blood pressure, which in turn may increase your risk of developing dementia *This question is required.
6. Being socially, physically and mentally active is a great way to improve wellbeing and reduce your risk of dementia. 
Five Ways to Wellbeing in Warwickshire aims to encourage people to build wellbeing into their daily lives. What is the website address? *This question is required.
7. You are safest not to drink regularly more than how many units of alcohol per week? *This question is required.
8. Smokers are ???? likely to develop some forms of dementia as non-smokers
What are the missing words? *This question is required.
9. NHS health checks are a great way to get an MOT. NHS health checks include getting your cholesterol and blood pressure checked, and you will be told your Body Mass Index (BMI) and given lifestyle advice. Leading a healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing dementia. It's never too late to start!

Adults in England, without a pre-existing condition can have a free NHS health check, but between what ages do you need to be?
Select one answer: *This question is required.
10. Which healthy lifestyle choice will you start with to reduce your risk of developing dementia? This is your personal choice - there  are no right or wrong answers. *This question is required.