Alzheimer’s disease

Culturally Sensitive Dementia Care

Culturally Sensitive Dementia Care

From raising community awareness to providing one-on-one patient interventions and multicultural support services, nurses of color can play a crucial role in easing the disproportionately high burden of Alzheimer's disease in minority populations.

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease in the Hispanic Community

 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease in the Hispanic Community

Patient-centered, culturally sensitive approaches are the key to meeting the needs of Hispanic/Latino patients with dementia, diabetes and other clinical co-morbidities.

African-Americans Twice as Likely as Africans to Develop Alzheimer Disease

A 10-year study conducted in Indianapolis and Ibadan, Nigeria indicates that African-Americans are twice as likely as Africans to develop Alzheimer disease and other dementias.

Hispanics, Blacks at Greater Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Both Hispanics from Caribbean countries and African Americans are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than Caucasians, according to a new study, “Incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease in African Americans, Caribbean Hispanics and Caucasians in Northern Manhattan,” recently published in Neurology magazine.

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