The Population Reference Bureau says the share of older adults with dementia in the U.S. dropped 24% from 2000-2012. Yet the Centers for Disease Control says Alzheimer’s deaths rose 55% from 1999-2014, and that the number of people with Alzheimer’s will quadruple by 2050. How can all three numbers be true? Don’t give up on the experts. We explain […]Continue Reading →
About Ben Hanowell
Ben Hanowell is a data scientist and anthropologist who invented the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index. His research has been funded by the NSF, NICHD, and a Fulbright Grant. He lives in cloudy Seattle with his partner, his daughter, and his cat.