First, a clinical psychologist delves into research showing how Indigenous and Native populations face annual costs of over $1 billion from Alzheimer’s and similar dementias. Then, we speak with a member of a regional abortion fund to learn what has changed one year since the fall of Roe v. Wade.
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Research shows Indigenous populations burdened by cost of Alzheimer's, other dementias
A recent analysis of five years of Wisconsin healthcare cost data shows that dementia care for American Indian and Alaska Native adults over 65 can cost upwards of $1.2 to $2.5 billion dollars annually. We learn how this research should inform how we should care for those with dementia.
Abortion fund coordinator reflects one year after the fall of Roe v. Wade
June 24 marked a year since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that guaranteed a legal right to an abortion nationwide. A coordinator with an abortion fund operating in the Midwest shares the challenges the organization has faced since the fall of the historic ruling.
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