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Nothing drives me crazier than seeing misinformation about Alzheimer’s represented as truth in popular culture, the media, and in healthcare. There’s a consistent storyline that we are led to believe that goes something like this: Alzheimer’s is the luck of the draw. You don’t know if you’re going to get it or not. And if you do, there’s nothing you can…




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