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Alzheimer's and Retirement
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Figuring out how you are going to handle the financial aspects of your long term care is an essential part of your retirement planning. But what if you are left in a state where you are unable to make those decisions for yourself? Dan's guest is Harry Johns, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association. He will share some statistics and information on the disease, as well as the questions you need to be asking your retirement planner.
Episode Segments:
 
Retirement Spark! The Alzheimer's Association
Harry talks about the mission of the Alzheimer's Association, and offers some statistics about the disease. Also, the questions you need to ask your retirement planner concerning the disease and control of your finances.
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Retirement Spark! Understanding Alzheimers
Harry has some more information about Alzheimer's, including health steps you can take to try and prevent it. We will also examine the financial impact of the disease and care options
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Harry Johns
Harry Johns has served as the president and chief executive officer of the Alzheimer’s Association since 2005. Since his arrival, the Alzheimer’s Association has built new momentum for its vision of a world without Alzheimer’s, including the first nationwide campaign to increase understanding and awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, an emphasis on accelerated treatment progress through the promotion of participation in clinical studies, a campaign to enhance early detection of the disease, tools designed to support both individuals with the disease and their caregivers, and targeted research funding to advance diagnosis and treatment. Before joining the Alzheimer’s Association, Johns spent more than 22 years with the American Cancer Society (ACS). He serves on the boards of Research America and the National Health Council.

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