The Answer: Alzheimer's Disease.
World Alzheimer's Report, released today, Alzheimer's Disease costs $600 billion, or 1% of the world's GDP.
Today is World Alzheimer's Day, a day to recognize this tremendous public health problem, create awareness, and to take action. To find events occurring world-wide, click here.
To tell your Congressional representative to vote for the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA), click here. The goal of NAPA is to create a national inter-Agency group within the Department of Health and Human Services to come up with a national plan for fighting Alzheimer's Disease.