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The Perils of Dementia and Money Management

Alexander Mils

About 10% of people over age 70 have dementia. But chances are symptoms will appear well before a formal diagnosis—and often, among the very first signs are financial problems. WESA’s Sarah Boden reports this means that some people lose significant amounts of money before their families realize anything is wrong.

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(Original air-date: 12/19/22)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.