May 16, 2012
Dr. Frank LaFerla serves as Chief Alzheimer’s Research Expert for SeniorCareHomes.com. He shares the urgent need to advance research about Alzheimer’s disease and the efforts of UCI MIND to ensure that memories last a lifetime for future generations. Today, 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease and a new case of develops in the United States every 68 seconds. Without effective treatment and prevention strategies, the number of Americans affected by Alzheimer’s disease will grow to at least 16 million by 2050, with the cost of care bankrupting our society.