September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day

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September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day, a day to raise awareness and challenge the stigma.

Alzheimer’s affects millions of people worldwide. 

According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2018 Facts & Figures Report, we know that every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease.

Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association in Connecticut,  Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh, and board member and Director of Geriatrics at the Stamford Hospital Dr. Allison Ostroff, discuss the latest research and treatment.

For more information, watch the interview in the video above.

There is a 24 hour help line now available: 1-800-272-3900. 

Visit Alz.org/ct  for more information.

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