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Like most states, Ohio is projected to see a rise in the amount of dementia diagnoses over the next five years. Currently, there are 220,000 people age 65 and older who are living with dementia in Ohio…that’s according to the Alzheimer’s Association. That number is expected to be 250,000 by 2025, a 13.6% increase, experts say. Dementia is not one disease, but a collection of medical conditions that “trigger a decline in thinking skills, also known as cognitive abilities, severe enough to impair daily life and independent function. Ohio’s mortality rate is 44.8%, compared to the U.S. average of 37%.

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(Defiance) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Defiance Post is investigating a serious injury crash …