Dodging Dementia: More Of Us Get At Least A Dozen Good, Happy Years After 65 (Next Avenue)

Next Avenue, via Kaiser Health News, featured research by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues on college graduates who can expect to spend more than 80 percent of their lifetime after age 65 with good cognition. The article provides the first estimates of educational differences in age-specific prevalence, and changes in prevalence over time, of dementia by education levels in the United States. The story quoted Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School.