Face the facts: It's time to take action against Alzheimer's
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January 8, 2013
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Face the facts: It's time to take action against Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia. In 2013, Alzheimer’s cost the nation $203 billion; this number is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050. Join Alzheimer’s advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C., at the 2014 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, as we urge Congress to make Alzheimer’s disease a national priority.

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Alzheimer’s researchers seek better prevention with early detection
Scientists are hoping to stave off Alzheimer's disease by treating people before they show a single symptom. Researchers are looking at risk signs, lifestyle factors and alternative therapies to help keep brains healthy.
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Alzheimer’s caregivers also need to take care of themselves
As a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s, you may find yourself with so many responsibilities that you neglect taking good care of yourself. But the best thing you can do for the person you’re caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong.
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