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African Americans Twice More Likely Than Whites To Get Alzheimer’s Disease

More than 230,000 Illinois residents live with Alzheimer's Disease. African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as older White Americans. Alzheimer’s experts tell Reset why, and what’s being done about it.

Alzheimer’s Association Helpline number is 800.272.3900

GUESTS:

Dr. Carl Hill, vice president of Scientific Engagement, Alzheimer’s Association

Melanie Chavin, chief program officer, Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter

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