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Alzheimers: Every Minute Counts

Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

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Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is one of the most critical public health crises facing America.

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Alzheimers: Every Minute Counts

Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts (en Español)

Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer

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Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts (en Español)

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Alzheimer's Disease in Rural Communities

Isolation can compound the challenges and risks of living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's Disease in Rural Communities

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The Challenges That Come With Alzheimer's

Kerry offers a unique perspective on an Alzheimer's diagnosis.

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The Challenges That Come With Alzheimer's

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The Emotional Toll of Alzheimer's Disease

Rick struggles with his mother's dementia and moving her out of her home.

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The Emotional Toll of Alzheimer's Disease

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The Growing Epidemic

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, making up 60-80% of cases.

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The Growing Epidemic

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The Need for Alzheimer's Research

Experts explain the profound need for more Alzheimer's research.

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The Need for Alzheimer's Research

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The Personal Reality of Alzheimer’s

Daisy cares for her mother who has Alzheimer's disease.

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The Personal Reality of Alzheimer’s

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The Public Health Crisis of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is the most expensive medical condition in the U.S.

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The Public Health Crisis of Alzheimer's

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Tips to Encourage Brain Health

Dr. Rudy Tanzi shares suggestions that can encourage brain health.

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Tips to Encourage Brain Health

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EVERY MINUTE COUNTS illuminates the national public health crisis of Alzheimer's disease.

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