Summary of  an article in Baylor Innovations, Volume 9 No. 3 (Fall 2015):

Recent research from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative concluded that individuals with sleep disordered breathing issues could see signs of memory loss earlier in life.  Study participants with sleep disordered breathing problems saw mild cognitive decline at an average age of 77, compared to an average age of 90 for those with no sleep breathing issues.