PRB report looks at the changing face of dementia

PRB report looks at the changing face of dementia

NIA Aging Centers News Reference

A new report examines recent research on dementia and discusses declines in U.S. dementia rates, the trends shaping past and future prevalence (including the roles of education, SES, and chronic conditions), dementia disparities by race/ethnicity, dementia trends in lower-income countries, and the costs of dementia care. Work cited in the report includes that by Belsky, Crimmins, Freedman, Herd, Hurd, Kasper, Langa, Lee, Martorell, Rebok, Spillman, Weir and others.

Researcher Profiles:
Daniel Belsky (Duke)
Eileen Crimmins (USC/UCLA)
Pamela Herd (Wisconsin)
Michael D. Hurd (RAND)
Judith Kasper (Hopkins)
Jinkook Lee (USC/UCLA)
Kenneth M. Langa (Michigan)
Paco Martorell (RAND)
George Rebok (Hopkins)
David Weir (Michigan)
Vicki Freedman (Michigan)

More Information:

PRB Report (pdf)

Additional Media Coverage:

"Dementia Trends: Implications for an Aging America" - Population Reference Bureau. 7/15/2017.

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