Legislators must address Alzheimer's epidemic
March 27, 2019
On April 2, Montanans will join hundreds of other Alzheimer’s advocates from across the country in our nation’s capitol, meeting with Senator Daines, Senator Tester and Congressman Gianforte. The resounding message will again be loud and clear: Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in America and must be a public health priority.
Indeed, it is the epidemic of our generation. An estimated 5.8 million people are living with the disease, and nearly 14 million will have the disease by 2050. Families are struggling under the emotional, financial and physical weight of this devastating...