Where We Live: Examining Alzheimer's
it affects 5.4 million people in the US, including 70,000 people in Connecticut
The numbers don’t do justice to the scope of Alzheimers Disease.
But the numbers don’t hit home until you hear the story of University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summit, at the young age of 59, reporting that she’s in the early stages of Alzheimer’s.
It doesn’t hit until Glen Campbell announces a “farewell tour” because of the advance of the disease.
And it really hits home when someone you know or love - and we all seem to know someone - begins to suffer from the disease.’
Today, where we live - alzheimers. We’ll look at new research...and methods of care.