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Hispanic Americans are projected to have the largest increase in Alzheimer's disease due to population growth, reaching an estimated 3.2 million affected by 2060. Last week, the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and ASU’s Center for Innovation in Healthy and Resilient Aging partnered to host the first-ever Hispanics and Alzheimer’s Disease Conference to address taboos and misconceptions and spread knowledge within the community.

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