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Key Takeaways from the 2017 National Alzheimer’s Summit

October 12, 2017

By 2050, more than 13 million Americans are estimated to be living with Alzheimer’s disease, and the costs of care is expected to mount to over a trillion dollars. In this video, Cogstate CEO, Brad O’Connor, discusses key takeaways from his experience presenting at the National Alzheimer’s Summit hosted by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. He heard perspectives from those on the front lines of dementia care including patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and advocates from diverse communities impacted by the disease; such as the US Veterans Affairs, whose aging military veterans may have added risks as a consequence of service-related injuries.