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Michael Harrington, Karen Lincoln and Rose Monteiro use a talk-show format for Alzheimer’s disease outreach in the African-American community. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Culturally tailored text messages improve Alzheimer’s education among African-Americans

The work is critical: Older African-Americans are far more likely to have the disease or other dementias than their white counterparts; they’re also diagnosed later, after the disease has progressed.