Tell Congress that Finding a Cure for Alzheimer's is Important to Latinos! #WeWontWait
Latinos are about 1.5 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than whites.
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"Given those numbers you would think that research funding would be in the billions but it’s less than $600 million."
LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's is the nation’s first-ever coalition of national Latino organizations focused on raising awareness of Alzheimer's impact on the Latino community. LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s works to raise the profile of Alzheimer's disease as an urgent Latino health issue that demands the attention of industry leaders, community stakeholders and policymakers.
Convened by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, coalition members include:
The Hispanic Federation
The Latino Alzheimer’s & Memories Disorders Alliance (LAMDA)
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
MANA - A National Latina Organization
The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA)
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