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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Presidential Proclamation -- National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month


The human cost of Alzheimer's disease is staggering
-- Barack Obama


Alzheimer's Reading Room

The human cost of Alzheimer's disease is staggering. We can -- and must -- come together to address this growing health challenge. Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease is a full-time, non-stop job, and this month, we also honor the compassionate caregivers and medical professionals who provide endless comfort and attention to those facing Alzheimer's disease. Until we find more effective treatments and a cure, we must continue to support both Alzheimer's disease research and the caregivers and victims of this devastating disease.


Read the entire proclamation at the Alzheimer's Reading Room