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Alzheimer's growing concern in Las Vegas as population ages

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 10:36:16-04

June is Alzheimer's Awareness Month and doctors say that early detection is the key to slowing the disease's progress.

The number of people in Nevada with Alzheimer's is expected to increase nearly 50 percent in the next 6 years.

That is because our population over the ages of 65 is growing.

Alzheimer's is the only top 10 cause of death with no known cure.