Cognitive Aging

Is it dementia? Dr. Jason Karlawish helps you identify the signs

Aging happens differently for everyone and forgetting some details for daily tasks is not always cause for alarm. But there are signs that you or a loved one are showing signs of dementia or other diseases, like Alziemer’s. Dr. Jason … Read more


PRC Researcher Jason Karlawish in Forbes: Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Aren’t Zombies

In Forbes,  PRC Researcher Jason Karlawish, MD, challenges the social stigmatizing of Alzheimer’s in an article titled “Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Aren’t Zombies; They’re People And We Need To Treat Them Like People.”  Karlawish said, ” The inspiration came from a … Read more


Healthy Aging in Action: Recommendations from the U.S. Surgeon General

  U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy and the National Prevention Council release:                                                       … Read more


Framing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Humanitarian Crisis: Jason Karlawish in Forbes

Writing in Forbes Magazine, UPenn PRC Researcher Jason Karlawish, MD, asks what it means when an Alzheimer’s patient loses the autonomy to live safely in his or her home and turns to adult day care, assisted living, or other types of facilities. “Refugees … Read more


VIDEO: Jason Karlawish on Understanding Alzheimer’s @Penn 2016 Alumni-Faculty Exchange

UPenn PRC researcher and Penn Medicine physician Jason Karlawish was one of the top Penn experts taking part in a day-long series of health research-related presentations for the 50th anniversary gathering of the Penn Class of 1966. Karlawish addressed the … Read more


Jason Karlawish on Ethical Challenges in Alzheimer’s Research

UPenn PRC Principal Investigator Jason Karlawish with experts in cognitive aging research from six different countries addresses “Ethical challenges in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease observational studies and trials: Results of the Barcelona Summit“ in the current issue of  Alzheimer’s & Dementia, … Read more