Hispanics and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer; News from the web:

Older Hispanics are about one and one-times as likely to have Alzheimer’s or other dementias as older Whites, but three out of 10 Hispanics don’t believe they will live long enough to develop dementia.

As reported in the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures Report, a major issue in this population group getting treatment is that 33% of Hispanic Americans believe discrimination is a barrier to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

Hispanics are twice as likely as Whites to say they would not see a doctor if experiencing thinking or memory problems.

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