ImportantÂ Exposure for the Fight Against Alzheimer’s
If you watched last week’s Oscar telecast, you saw Julianne Moore win the award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a woman struggling with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease in the film Still Alice. During her acceptance speech, Moore spoke powerfully about the need for increasedÂ attention forÂ the fight against the disease. If you missedÂ the telecast, watch her speech below (comments begin at 1:23).
A Growing Threat
The need for a cure and effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease is growing as the number of affected Americans is expected to triple by 2050. To learn more about the disease and ways you can help with the fight, visitÂ the Alzheimer’s Association website. To learn more about Elite Care’s unique approach to caring for dementia patients, visit our Amenities that Matter page.
Thank you for your performance, Julianne, and for your compassion.