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Promising Practice – Community Health Workers Assist with Early Detection of Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Promising Practice EARLY DETECTION OF COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEMENTIA Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ (MDHSS) Bureau of Cancer and Chronic Disease Control partnered with CHWs to raise awareness of the…

Research – Native Peoples Least Concerned about Alzheimer’s; Don’t Believe They’ll Live Long Enough to Get It

A new special report by the Alzheimer’s Association, Race, Ethnicity and Alzheimer’s in America examines perspectives and experiences of Native Americans and other minority populations in regard to care for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Minority racial and ethnic populations expect and…