Melissa Sanchez is the Texas Public Policy Lead for the Alzheimer's Association Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter. Being an incurable disease which touches over 5 million Americans, Alzheimer's is starting to receive wider attention and our awareness of the need for research is growing. Melissa explains how the disease leaves families in need of support groups and how the Alzheimer's Association helps to connect them. They also help to match patients with clinical trials, a crucial service which helps to advance research for a cure. Take a look at their informative website: www.alz.org/Texas
Also mark your calendar for their annual Walk to End Alzheimer's on November 4th.