The Hidden Realities of Dementia in Underrepresented Communities

April 11, 2024
Sharon Sanz Simon, PhD

Associate Research Scientist Sharon Sanz Simon, PhD was interviewed for the Alzheimer's Association inaugural ISTAART Voices global podcasts about her work with Brazilian immigrants. Dr. Sanz Simon talked about the challenges this community faces, and discussed the need for more research on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in this underrepresented population. One of the goals of her research is to develop more culturally sensitive intervention strategies for aging and dementia prevention in the Brazilian community living in the US. [listen to the podcast]