Recognize Concussions on World Alzheimer’s Day

Today is a day for recognizing the devastating impact Alzheimer’s disease has on families.  As organizations all over raise awareness for World Alzheimer’s Day -  I have to stop and think of the impact the disease has had not only in my work in Congress but in my own life as well. Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia, is a disease that now afflicts more than four million people in our nation.  Families, including my own, are very much aware of the effects and the serious need for more research, education, and resources.  I read today that the population with dementia ...more

Not many realize the magnitude of the crisis we face when young concussed athletes become ...more

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