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Alzheimer’s disease is a major cause of death

Walk to support the fight against this killer is Oct. 12 in Fort Dodge

August 4, 2013
Messenger News

Last year, musician Glen Campbell and women's college basketball coach Pat Summitt both bravely came forward and shared with the world the news of their diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease and early onset dementia. They weren't the first celebrities to be diagnosed, former President Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer's disease, as did Charles Bronson, Norman Rockwell, Sugar Ray Robinson, Rita Hayworth, and many others, but, that is just a small number compared to the more than 5 million people living with Alzheimer's disease in America today, and sadly that number is growing rapidly.



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