Alzheimer's Disease is an under-recognized public health crisis. And while the word Alzheimer's strikes fear in aging Americans more than any other word, globally the number of people diagnosed is expected to double every 20 years. Not only does Alzheimer's come with a tremendous cost to our healthcare system, it takes an emotional toll on families as they care for their loved ones, while watching them slip away. This episode discusses Alzheimer's Disease from a caregiver and a public health perspective.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 1703
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The award-winning SECOND OPINION is a national initiative to promote health literacy and empower viewers to take charge of their healthcare.
This season features new host Joan Lunden, an esteemed journalist and television personality, breast cancer survivor, and women's health advocate.
In each half-hour episode, Lunden hosts a panel of medical experts along with a real patient story that highlights a specific medical condition, disease, or public health issue in order to examine effective treatments and solutions.
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