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A lot of things can contribute to Dementia. Saw my Doc Monday and he mentioned that a recent CE class they discussed that a large number of sleeping pills can double the risk of Dementia. He also said that he has banned those groups of sleep meds from his practice. While detection is damn important, just as important are those aspects of daily life that can cause it. It might be that a lower level of oxygen in the blood (PulseOx) brings it on faster, or chemicals exposed to at work or during military service. PulseOx is easy to check with inexpensive meters you can get from Amazon type web sites.
This can be a. important feature for Vets of all ages. I'm from the Vietnam era, but there are older Vets than me. For some from WW II and Korea the system would support the older Vets, or their family/care giver.
Since the VA is one of the longest running computer based health records system it may end up having some very large health records, That might need to be looked at when looking at, say, the flu in 1952.
Several needs I see would be the ability to reorder Rx's (just like you do on your computer) and use of Finger Print or Face ID to log in. Same with Secure Messaging ,in the VA System.
I believe that the VA Health System is looking at updating their health systems. If so I would hope that Apple can help influence them in various areas.