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Alzheimers: Every Minute Counts

The Public Health Crisis of Alzheimer's

Clip | 1m 5s

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. Due to the length of time people live with the illness and need care, it's the most expensive medical condition in the U.S. Future costs for Alzheimer's threaten to bankrupt Medicare, Medicaid, and the life savings of millions of Americans.

Aired: 01/25/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Corporate funding is provided by Home Instead Senior Care. Major funding is provided by the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. Additional funding by the Helen Daniels Bader Fund, a Bader Philanthropy; the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund; Charles M. Denny, Jr.; and Ellie Crosby - The Crosswols Foundation.