Number of veterans with Alzheimer’s and other dementias on the rise

New attention is being given to the number of U.S. veterans living with Alzheimer’s disease: nearly half a million, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

<a href=””>Steven DeKosky, M.D.</a>, deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, and <a href=””>Michael S. Jaffee, M.D.</a>, vice chair of the UF department of neurology, discuss new findings about links between traumatic brain injury among military members and the risk of developing later-life dementia in a new paper in the journal Alzheimer’s &amp; Dementia.
<h3 style=”text-align: left”><a href=”;”>Watch South Florida PBS’s interview with Dr. Jaffee.</a></h3>
<h3 style=”text-align: left”><a href=””>Read the paper in Alzheimer’s &amp; Dementia.</a></h3>