As we age, Alzheimer’s becomes more of a risk. According to statistics, 1 in 10 people over age 65 and 47% of people over age 85 are at risk. In the year 2030, the number of those afflicted with Alzheimer’s is expected to double, due to longevity. Susan Howland, Director of Education for the Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter, explains the disease process, how to recognize the symptoms, and a test that’s available and how to get help for you or your loved one.
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With your Host…
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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