Dementia Among LGBT Adults in US Typical of General Public But Challenges May Be Greater, Report Notes

Dementia Among LGBT Adults in US Typical of General Public But Challenges May Be Greater, Report Notes
Results of a first, large-scale study into the prevalence of dementia among lesbian, gay, and bisexual older adults in the U.S. were recently announced at an Alzheimer's conference — and while findings largely mirrored the general population, they also underscored a patient population that is vulnerable and with special challenges. Those findings —  released as a report of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) at the association's recent 2018 international Alzheimer's conference — included noting that 40 percent of lesbian, gay, and bi- and transexual (LGBT) adults ages in their 60s and 70s do not share
Subscribe or to access all post and page content.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *