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Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States

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Dr. Dave Morgan, CEO of the Byrd Alzheimer's Institue, discusses new Alzheimer's treatments and research going on right in our own backyard. Original air date 12/19/13.

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Steve Smith, We CAN Chairmn and Dr. Dave Morgan, CEO of the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, discuss the We CAN Campaign and new progress in Alzheimer's research, treatment. Original air date 7/26/13. 

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Faculty and staff at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute wear purple to celebrate World Alzheimer's Day, 9/21/2012.

A statewide delegation representing the diverse membership of the American Advertising Federation - Fourth District gathers outside the Florida House chambers on January 24, 2012 to celebrate the launch of the We CAN campaign. Pictured here with AAF members are Rep. Rachel Burgin and Rep. Rich Glorioso.

Morgan_Testimony-SenateWeb.jpgUSF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO David Morgan, PhD appeared before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging October 29, 2013 and said aging affects the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other degenerative diseases as much as genetics and the environment.

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glen-campbell-e1328965928945.jpgGlen Campbell and daughter take their Alzheimer's struggle to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (WJZ) 4/25/2013—An emotional moment in Washington, D.C. The daughter of countrymusic legend Glen Campbell testified on Capitol Hill that her dad is struggling with Alzheimer’s and it may soon silence his music.

Country music legend Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s almost two years ago. On Wednesday he traveled to Capitol Hill with his daughter Ashley, who fought back tears as she opened up to U.S. senators about her father’s struggle with the disease.

“It’s hard to come to the realization that someday my dad might look at me and I will be absolutely nothing to him,” said Ashley Campbell, daughter.

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Rogen_Hardball_2-26-14.jpgSeth Rogen on Alzheimer's Research: "We need to educate people."

2/25/2014 Actor / Comedian Seth Rogen and his wife Lauren Miller traveled to Washington, D.C. this week, where Rogen appeared before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services.  Rogen told the subcommitee, chaired by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-IA, that the federal government needs to do more to fight the disease. He repeated his message of urgency on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" later the same day.