Older African Americans are about twice as likely as older non-Hispanic white people to develop Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. A recent article in O The Oprah Magazine examines these disparities and offers hope for the future.
Several prominent Alzheimer's disease researchers are featured in the article, including Wisconsin ADRC faculty affiliate Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, assistant professor in the UW School of Nursing. Zuelsdorff studies chronic stress and Alzheimer's disease.
"Researchers Explain Why Black Americans Are at High Risk For Alzheimer's" appeared online at O The Oprah Magazine on June 24, 2020.