Every 66 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease. It's the third cause of death in our County. And over 84-thousand people are living with the disease.
Alzheimer's is a progressive brain disease where dementia symptoms gradually worsen over a number of years. In it's early stages, memory loss is mild, but with late-stage Alzheimer's individuals lose the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to their enviroment.
Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Alzheimer's Orange County Memories in the Making Program Coordinator Ben Allen.