Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

http://www.alz.org/boomers/
A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association , “Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers,” sheds light on a crisis that is no longer emerging – but here. This year, the first baby boomers turn 65. While Alzheimer’s is not normal aging, age is the greatest risk factor for the disease. This report conveys the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, families, government and the nation’s healthcare system

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