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California Leaders Confront Alarming Rise in Alzheimer's Cases
Date:3/9/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipating a catastrophic increase in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, California leaders have completed the much-anticipated California State Plan for Alzheimer's disease, a disease estimated to double among Californians by the year 2030.  The plan is a 10-year course of action with guiding principles, goals and recommendations to prepare California for this growing health crisis.  

Alzheimer's will soon soar to epidemic proportions in California, according to Alzheimer's Association research, which indicates that by 2030, the number of Californians age 55 and older living with Alzheimer's disease will double to 1.1 million.  Due to a rapidly aging population, the increase will be even more dramatic among California's Asians and Latinos, who will see a tripling in those affected by 2030.  

"As the author of the legislation calling for the State Plan, I wanted to bring together the best minds in California to develop new ways to address the epidemic that is Alzheimer's disease," said Senator Elaine Alquist (D-San Jose). "If we don't act now before the epicenter of the crisis hits us in 10 years, the economic and human costs will be insurmountable. Procrastination is simply not an option. I am absolutely confident that our State Plan will be a model for the nation."

The State Plan is intended to streamline government functions, reduce costs and increase efficiency through effective use of existing resources.  Its goals and recommendations include a commitment to research and system changes that minimize societal stigma and improve detection, diagnosis, treatment and care for individuals and families impacted by the disease.  It also addresses the challenges and opportunities to finance the recommendations.  These include restoring and enhancing California's home and community-based care system, as well as support for family caregivers and the
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