NIA researchers find falling prevalence of dementia among older Americans

NIA researchers find falling prevalence of dementia among older Americans

NIA Aging Centers News Reference

New studies find that, although the growing number of older Americans means that dementia is an increasing problem, the prevalence of dementia in the US has decreased over recent years.

Researcher Profiles:
Peter Hudomiet (RAND)
Michael D. Hurd (RAND)
Susann Rohwedder (RAND)
Kenneth M. Langa (Michigan)
Jessica Faul (Michigan)
David Weir (Michigan)
Eileen Crimmins (USC/UCLA)

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Additional Media Coverage:

"Now More Of Us Can Count On More Time Dodging The Dementia Bullet" - Washington Post. 5/24/2018.

"Chances of Avoiding Dementia on Rise in U.S." - Scientific American. 5/24/2018.

"Dodging dementia: more of us get at least a dozen good, happy years after 65" - Salon. 5/26/2018.

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