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Down Syndrome and Aging

As people with intellectual and developmental disabilities age, they experience ill-health earlier and faster. They are also predisposed to get early onset dementia. Since most of their caregivers are aging parents, we are witnessing the disconnect between policy and needs of older adults. Read More

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Mario Garrett, Ph.D., is a professor at the school of social work, San Diego State University.

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