Rising dementia cases will mean increasing burden on caregivers

    The World Health Organization recently released new numbers on aging and dementia, claiming that dementia cases will triple by 2050.

    According to WHO estimates, right now 36 million people world-wide are living with dementia, by 2050, it will be over 115 million people.

    What do these numbers mean for us going forward?

    WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the impact of aging and dementia in their weekly conversation.

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