Governor Announces Alzheimer’s Task Force

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a task force aimed at combating Alzheimer’s Disease, the 5th leading cause of death in the state. The team will research ways to prevent and prepare for Alzheimer’s. The team includes scientists, politicians, caregivers and other industry leaders who will work on prevention and preparedness efforts. San Luis Obispo County will see more than 10,000 people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by the year 2030 and Santa Barbara County estimates more than 12,000 people will be living with Alzheimer’s by 2030.

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