Inside the Battle Against Alzheimer's in America
More than thirteen hundred Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease every day, and some 5.7 million currently live with the degenerative disease. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation. Caring for loved ones with this disease is stressful and sometimes overwhelming. The Alzheimer's Association of America provides education and help to caregivers and patients. To learn more about this disease and how families can access resources, ideastream's Rick Jackson spoke with the organization's president and CEO, Harry Johns.
- Harry Johns, President & CEO, Alzheimer's Association of America