Walter Dawson, D. Phil., is an expert on aging and health policy issues. He is also a lifelong advocate for people living with Alzheimer disease and their caregivers. Dawson’s research interests include comparative health policy, long-term services and supports financing, and public policies that support people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. He is based in Portland, Ore.
Health & Well-Being
Despite prevailing attitudes, the disease affects all generations, he says
Work & Purpose
A chat about resilience and second acts with author Elizabeth White
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.