Aging in Style with Lori Williams
21min2022 APR 22
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It’s here - the Alzheimer’s Association has released the 2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. This annual report is released every March and serves as a statistical resource detailing the prevalence of the disease, as well as surrounding context. Tanesha Tyler-Carr from the Alzheimer’s Association: Dallas and Northeast Texas chapter returns to the podcast to provide an overview of the 2022 statistics and important takeaways. More than 6 million Americans are impacted, and by 2050, it’s projected to rise to 13 million. With such a scope, the facts are undeniable: Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis that has individual, societal, and even economic implications. Knowing that, it’s important to know how to get diagnosed and what to do if you or a loved one is affected. Topics discussed: -Alzheimer’s -Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) -Dementia -Statistics for Alzheimer’s -Alzheimer’s Association -COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s -Diagnosing Alzheimer’s -What to do after you’...

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