A Battle for the Generations: The Rare Case of Genetic Early-Onset Alzheimer’sPaige Turner
The Jackson family has struggled with Alzheimer’s for generations. In the last generation 10 out of 14 members of the family suffered under Alzheimer’s, and many even experience early on-set.
This video gives a glimpse into the life of Chuck Jackson, whose unique family history is helping a team of researcher hunt down ways to prevent or delay the disease in others.
See the intriguing video below.
Alzheimer’s continues to grow costlier, and the prevalence of this tragic disease only continues to grow. Many American elders depend on Medicare for coverage of treatment they need during their golden years, but Medicare does not cover long-term care for Alzheimer’s leaving family and loved ones to shoulder a care burden currently estimated to be worth over $217 billion.
This cannot continue!
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