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Connections: The latest in Alzheimer's disease research and treatment


According to the Alzheimer's Association, by 2050, the number of people aged 65 and older with Alzheimer’s dementia is projected to reach 12.7 million. What do families need to know about the diagnosis and treatment of the disease?

Our guests discuss the latest in Alzheimer's research, and we hear from former WROC anchor Maureen McGuire, whose father passed away from the disease in 2016. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.