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Dementia is an impending public health crisis. Here’s what needs to be done

'Dementia is gradually becoming an overwhelming societal burden.' Image: UNSPLASH/Nani Chavez

Nathaniel Counts

Senior vice president for behavioral health innovation and clinical assistant professor, Mental Health America and The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Arindam Nandi

Associate II, Population Council

Benjamin Seligman

Clinical instructor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine

Daniel Tortorice

Associate professor in the Department of Economics and Accounting, College of the Holy Cross


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