Dying with dementia: under-recognized and stigmatized

Dementia is a progressive and incurable condition, causing significant public health burden to individuals, families, and society.1 In response, the United States National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease established goals to address the impact of dementia, including expanding supports for people with dementia and their families.2 Congress has exponentially increased National Institutes of Health funding for dementia research since 2015. Yet, there is an elephant in the room: death. 

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