Shedding Light on the Gathering Darkness of Alzheimer’s Disease

Baby Boomers and subsequent generations can expect to live and productively contribute to the economy far longer than any prior generation. However, unless something changes, the enormous progress on longevity has made it far more likely that they will be afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, an estimated 8 million U.S. residents will have Alzheimer’s by the year 2030. But, is this forecast carved in stone? Are we stuck with this inevitable drag on the economy and threat to our lifestyles? Leading-edge researchers are beginning to see some light in the darkness......

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