Senators Hear From Alzheimer's Patients

Chuck Jackson has early-onset Alzheimer's disease. So does his older brother and three of his cousins. Jackson, an Alzheimer's patient from Albany, Ore., said 17 of his relatives have lost their battle with Alzheimer's, most before the age of 65. In 1967, at the age of 13, he became a caregiver for his mother. Jackson joined several other Alzheimer's patients and caregivers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to ask lawmakers to increase their commitment to researching the disease. Alzheimer's affects...Full Story
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