Healthy Ageing Evidence Briefs: Vascular Risk Factors

Vascular risk factors have been linked to an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia

This evidence brief identifies some vascular risk factors that have been linked to cognitive health, such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes and smoking.

This resource is for the wider community.

The evidence brief can help identify risk factors for the development of cognitive impairment and dementia, provide more detailed information about ways in which we can make changes to our lifestyle to reduce these risks, and also include references to organisations and informative resources which may provide more useful and practical information.







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