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There are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 88,000 here in Minnesota aged 65+ and 245,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers. These numbers are set to soar at the baby boomers continue to enter the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer’s disease. The projected growth of Alzheimer’s has created a public health crisis and Minnesota is taking action.

In 2009, the Alzheimer’s Association and our advocates led legislation to create a State Government Alzheimer's Disease Plan for Minnesota, which launched the formation of Act on Alzheimer’s. Now with over 60 nonprofit, governmental, and private sector organizations, Act on Alzheimer’s serves as a volunteer driven, statewide collaboration who are preparing Minnesota for the impacts of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

We have come together – community members, health care providers, government officials, caregivers, people with Alzheimer’s, academics, and businesses – to better support individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

Learn more about Act on Alzheimer’s at ACTonALZ.org. 


 


 

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.