More than five million Americans have brain-destroying Alzheimer's Disease in the U.S. and cases are expected to more than double by 2050 as the population ages. But it's not only the elderly who suffer. While early-onset Alzheimer's is rare, it's also incredibly devastating and, because of the recent film "Still Alice," it's in the public consciousness. Discussion and fact, about early Alzheimer's.
Dr J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stanford University
Nancy Udelson, CEO, Cleveland Chapter, Alzheimer's Association
Cheryl Kanetsky, VP, Programs and Services, Alzheimer's Association
James B. Leverenz, MD, director, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Cleveland Clinic
Joan Uronis, Hudson, diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's