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Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar by Claire Erickson

"Dementia Capable Care: Utilizing Science to Inform Policy"

Event Details

Thursday, October 24, 2019
3-4 p.m.
Biotechnology Auditorium Room 1111 (425 Henry Mall), Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
Today, 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia. Estimates suggest this number will nearly triple by 2050. To accommodate the burgeoning aging population, policies must provide support for individuals already living with dementia AND incorporate scientific findings to support people at risk for developing dementia that may be able to alter their disease trajectory.