Understanding Racial Disparities in Cognitive Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Risk

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jan 30, 2021 - 3:54pm CST

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This presentation (46:44 minutes) sponsored by the University of Arizona's Center on Aging is given by Dr. Rachel Peterson, CDC Healthy Brain Research Network Scholar. Dr. Peterson discusses the racial disparities in cognitive aging. She defines and describes racial disparities in a variety of contexts and under the umbrella of dementia. Finally, she discusses clinical implications for racial disparities when caring for Alzheimer's disease and cognitively impaired patients. (Presentation begins at 1:32 minutes).

Rachel Peterson