Strong R&D Investment the Best Bet to Slow Alzheimer’s Growing Threat

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Since the publication of this post, the Alzheimer’s Association released a new report, “Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: How a Treatment by 2025 Saves Lives and Dollars,” that examines the potential lives saved and economic impact if a treatment is discovered that delays the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. Key findings of the report include:

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Nona Bear on Part D

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Teddy Roosevelt once said, "Do what you can with what you have where you are."  What a perfect answer to this question!   

What we can do is to use this time to make sure we are getting our needs met and saving ourselves as much money as possible.  Open enrollment empowers us by giving us not only options, but also complete information about each of those options. We should use that power to our advantage by choosing the plan that works best for us.  That's the Number 1 thing we can do.

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Howard L. Rogers, III on Part D

Medicare Part D is critical to protecting the health of Louisiana’s seniors, as well as nationwide seniors, as it provides significant cost-saving benefits for much-needed medications.

It is important for seniors to know that the open enrollment period allowing them to make any changes to their plans for 2015 will end on December 7. All Medicare recipients should take the time to review their current Medicare plans, including their prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D.

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Mary Grealy on Part D

One of the most consumer-friendly attributes of the Medicare Part D prescription drug program is the ample selection of coverage plans available to enrollees in every state and, by extension, the affordability of high-quality prescription drug coverage made possible by plans competing to offer the greatest value.

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