Alzheimer's Disease: Aging Baby Boomers Will Raise the Stakes

With nearly 78 million baby boomers turning 60 last year, it is estimated that someone in America develops Alzheimer's every 72 seconds, and by mid-century someone will develop the disease every 33 seconds. What is being done to delay the onset or progression of the disease? How far away are we from developing a cure? And as Alzheimer's becomes even more prevalent, who will provide the care? Harry Johns, MD and Marilyn Albert, MD discusses with moderator Heather L. Burns

Festival: 2007

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