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New Missouri Task Force to Review State’s Plan to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

A new Missouri law requires the creation of a statewide task force to review the state’s plan to help address the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. The Missouri chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association says about 120-thousand Missourians are living with the disease. Jerry Dowell, with the Missouri chapter, says the last time the state plan was reviewed was around 2010 and a lot has changed since then…

The task force is responsible for assessing existing services and resources available for patients and their families and identifying opportunities to coordinate with federal agencies.

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