Alzheimer's Association: A Partner in Health Care for Physicians
August 11, 2014•15 min
Hosted by: Ana Maria Rosario
Senior correspondent Ana Maria Rosario chats with Kate Williams, LMSW, from the Alzheimer's Association's Greater Michigan Chapter. Miss Williams discusses the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease, the myths and misconceptions, morbidity and mortality, especially in women. The risk of Alzheimer's disease in women is 1 in 6, compared to the risk of breast cancer, which is 1 in 12. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to visit www.alz.org to find tools and resources for their patients and caregivers. Clinicians can also call the 24/7 helpline at 800.272.3900.