Alzheimer's Disease

The Senate Committee on Special Aging held a hearing that focused on the future of Alzheimer’s disease and current breakthroughs and… read more

The Senate Committee on Special Aging held a hearing that focused on the future of Alzheimer’s disease and current breakthroughs and challenges. An estimated 5.2 million Americans of all ages and one in eight persons

age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s. The panel

of witnesses testifying and responding to committee members questions

talked about the need for increased funding for research, providing

support to individuals with the disease and their families, and protecting

those with a predisposition for the disease from discrimination. close

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Program ID:
205359-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2008
Last Aired:
May 17, 2008

Airing Details

  • May 14, 2008 | 10:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2008 | 10:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2008 | 1:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 2008 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 2008 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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