African Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease twice as frequently as Whites. There is no cure and the numbers are increasing.
Ebony Life publisher, Tayo Idowu published a culturally specific book to help African and Caribbean elders reminiscence about life in the olden days while coloring pictures.
Looking at pictures and recreating the special memories is a helpful part of dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
African American Alzheimer's communities are often under-represented and diagnosed at a later stage or sometimes not at all.
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