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Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., with a 68% increase in mortality between 2000 and 2010. Tune in to learn the latest about this disease, including the difference between normal memory change and memory loss due to dementia and Alzheimer’s, the risk factors and prognostic factors for dementia progression, and the latest diagnostic tests and treatments. 

If you would like to discuss this webcast further please e-mail us at: CMSTeam@rgare.com

 

The Presenters

  • Carl Holowaty, M.D.
    Senior Vice President
    Chief Medical Director (ret.)
  • David Carr, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine and Neurology
    Department of Medicine and Neurology

    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

https://player.vimeo.com/video/93291820
  • dementia
  • old-age mortality
  • older age mortality
  • mortality experience
  • mortality assumptions
  • Alzheimer's
  • mortality trends