Healthy Brain Aging with Banner Sun Health Research Institute

Compared to Caucasian Americans, African Americans have 2x risk and Latinos have 1.5x risk of developing dementia, but significant disparities and barriers exist in Alzheimer’s and dementia care and research within diverse communities. To overcome these challenges, Banner Health has created a new role, the Alzheimer’s Equity Navigator, to connect with community organizations and individuals and families in order to increase Alzheimer’s and dementia knowledge and improve access to timely detection and care, prevention strategies, and research participation specifically for diverse communities. Learn more at