Racial, ethnic disparities continue for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers: report
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ATLANTA – When Keondra Williams went to her first support group meeting for Alzheimer's caregivers in Cobb County, she felt more alone than ever. All the caregivers in the meeting where older white women. Williams, who was in her early 40s at the time, was Black and a mother of one then-teen and two adult children. "I didn't feel that my story would be heard," said Williams, two years later. "I didn't feel like they could relate." When she voiced her concerns, she was told that there may be more African Americans in caregiver groups in places like Decatur. Williams' experience illustrates some...