We wanted to share this piece as it relates to the general public. However a simple calculation of what Firefighters are exposed to when operating at numerous wildland fires in a so called season or in a career, this latest study is even more worthy of very serious attention.
A quick “google” search* of “firefighters and dementia” further highlights the need of higher awareness and understanding.
Firefighters being diagnosed with dementia at higher numbers than the general public is not a new issue-but again, one that continues to emerge as a serious health concern …and once again, determining what can be done about it?
GOOGLE SEARCH – Firefighters and dementia
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