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12:21 pm
Mon September 14, 2009

Number of Kentuckians with Alzheimers on the increase

Bowling Green, Ky – The number of Kentuckians with Alzheimer's disease is increasing, according to a study released earlier this year. But Alzheimer's Association spokesperson Dee Anna Esslinger says researchers are making progress on ways to improve the lives of those with the disease. Esslinger adds that an estimated 70% of those with Alzheimer's receive care from family members. Dan Modlin reports.