Dementia Assessment

Licensed Psychologist in Asheville, NC

Dementia Risk Factors

Almost Half of dementia cases can be attributed to seven modifiable lifestyle risk factors:

  • Smoking
  • Midlife Obesity
  • Physical Inactivity
  • Low Educational Attainment
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
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Dementia Warning Signs

Signs of Cognitive Difficulties

"Objective subtle cognitive difficulties predict future amyloid accumulation and neurodegeneration"

-Article By Neurology.org

For Better Brain Health, Preserve Your Hearing

Hearing loss is the largest modifiable risk factor for developing dementia, exceeding that of smoking, high blood pressure, lack of exercise and social isolation.

-Article By the New York Times

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Cognitive Impairment

Trouble remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or making decisions that affect everyday life.

Dementia Assessment

Learn about the risk factors and warning signs of Dementia

Contact Marsha

Marsha Hammond, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist, in practice 25 years, based in Asheville, NC.

Marsha Hammond PhD, Licensed Psychologist