UC Study: Alzheimer's Rates Are 50% Higher Among Latinos Than Whites

Aug 4, 2017

Tania Yanes feeds oatmeal to her mother, Blanca Rosa Rivera. A new UC Davis study is looking into why dementia rates are 50 percent higher among Latinos than whites.
Credit Heidi de Marco/California Healthline

As California's Latino population ages, a worrisome trend of high dementia rates is becoming clear.  UC Davis researchers are embarking on a new study to find out why.  Reporter Sammy Caiola has more.