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January 18, 2017
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PBS documentary on Alzheimer’s disease is an urgent wake-up call
The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to serve as national partner for the PBS documentary “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts,” which premieres Jan. 25 at 10 p.m. ET. Highlighting the financial and social implications of Alzheimer's, the one-hour program is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by the disease. The Association has a presence in the documentary, including segments featuring our 24/7 Helpline and staff and an interview with Matthew Baumgart, senior director, Public Policy.

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Congress must act to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States, costing an estimated $236 billion in 2016. In an open letter to Tom Price, the nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alzheimer’s Association Chief Public Policy Officer Robert Egge discusses the urgent need for the federal government to address the growing public health crisis of Alzheimer’s disease.
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