The Need To Fund Alzheimer’s Research Is More Vital Than Ever
The need to fund Alzheimer’s research is more vital than ever
We are at a time where the tide is changing, but many are unable to fathom the magnitude of the incoming wave. Colloquially termed the “Silver Tsunami,” the aging population is dawning upon us at an exponential rate. With this shift, an insidious byproduct will cripple our health care system and economy. Alzheimer’s disease is a costly illness. In fact, it is the most expensive disease in America, with an estimated cost of $259 billion to the country this year alone.
What’s worse, there is no cure, no method of prevention and no proven method to slow its progression. …