Jan 07

The truth behind America’s ‘dropping’ dementia rates

By MD for Seniors

Recent research has found that the proportion of older adults living with dementia in the U.S. has dropped in the last decade, but overall, more and more Americans are being diagnosed. How can this be?

For a number of reasons, the rate at which Americans are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia has dropped considerably. Unfortunately, the population of the U.S. is aging as the baby boom generation grows older. With a larger group of elderly adults, experts believe that the total number of cases of dementia will continue to climb in the coming years, even if …read more

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