ISSUES REPORTS – 2 of 2 Alzheimer’s: A Generation’s Epidemic

Aging baby boomers are adding to the growth of Alzheimer’s cases – an estimated 300% increase nationwide by 2050 and a 21% increase in the next five years in Florida alone. What are state and local policy makers doing to strengthen Florida’s commitment to end this devastating disease and related dementias? What are they doing to improve care and research and ultimately remove the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease?


Angela Aracena, V.P., Easter Seals South Florida Adult Day Services
Ranjan Duara, M.D., Medical Director, Mt. Sinai Wien Center
Phil Mlynarski, Caregiver
Max B. Rothman, President & CEO, Alliance for Aging, Inc.

Studio Interview:

State Sen. Rene Garcia
(R) Dist. 38