The costs of dementia -- economic and personal -- are staggering. A recent RAND analysis quantifies the scope of the problem in the United States and serves as a wake-up call to policymakers everywhere.
Sep 9, 2019
Doug Irving (he/him) is a communications analyst at the RAND Corporation and the lead writer for RAND's flagship magazine, RAND Review. Prior to joining RAND in 2014, he spent more than 15 years in daily journalism, most recently as the crime and breaking news editor at The Orange County Register. As a reporter, he covered beats ranging from city and county government to transportation to politics and investigations. At RAND, he condenses research reports into magazine articles written for a non-academic audience.
Irving graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in journalism/news-editorial.