Health experts work to raise awareness of Alzheimer's

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
Published on June 7, 2019 - Duration: 01:29s

Health experts work to raise awareness of Alzheimer's

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, and health experts are using the opportunity to spread awareness of the disease, which is the sixth-leading cause of death in our country.

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Health experts work to raise awareness of Alzheimer's

AWARENESS MONTH...ANDHEALTH EXPERTS SAY THE DISEASEIS THE SIXTH LEADING CAUSE OFDEATH INOUR COUNTRY.IT'S IRREVERSIBLE, PROGRESSIVEAND IT SLOWLY DESTROYS MEMORYAND THINKING SKILLS.AS OF RIGHT NOW...THERE IS NOCURE FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S.

ONEPHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT IN TUCSONSAYS YOU NEED TO BE ON THELOOKOUT FOR ISSUES WITH MEMORY.BUT IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT BEINGFORGETFUL.WATCHING FOR FORGETFULLNESS THATSEEMS A LITTLEDISPROPORTIONATE.

THOSE MOMENTSWHEN YOU SAY 'HMMM' THAT WASKIND OF FUNNY THAT THEY SAIDTHAT OR DIDN'T REMEMBER THAT WEHAD THAT CONVERSATION.

AND WATCHTO SEE WHETHER IT'S HAPPENINGMORE OFTEN.

WE LOOK FOR THINGSLIKE ARE THERE CHANGES INLANGUAGE?

ARE PEOPLE HAVINGTROUBLE COMING UP WITH THE WORDOR A NAME?

ARE THEY HAVING MORETROUBLE DOING PROBLEMSOLVING...SO WORKING MATHPROBLEMS IN THEIRHEAD...CALCULATING A TIP FORWORKING MATH PROBLEMS IN THEIRINSTANCE.A NEW MEMORY CLINIC AT THEBANNER ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE ISIN THE PROCESS OF BEINGBUILT...AND SHOULD BE COMPLETEDBY NEXT YEAR.

YOU'LL FIND THATNEW LOCATION AT AT RIVER ANDHACIENDA DEL SOL ROAD.TARIFFS ON MEXICAN IMPORTS ARESET TO GO INTO EFFECT BY THETIMEWE GET BACK TO WORK ON MONDAY.THERE ARE STILL NEGOTIATIONSGOING ON BETWEEN THE U.S. ANDMEXICO TO AVOID THEM ALLTOGETHER.PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ANNOUNCEDTHE FIVE PERCENT TARIFFS TO GETMEXICAN LEADER TO DO MORE ABOUTSECURITY AT OUR SOUTHERN BORDER.ACCORDING TO BORDER PATROL --MORE THAN 144 THOUSAND MIGRANTSWERE ARRESTED AT THE BORDER INTHE LAST MONTH.THAT'S A 32 PERCENT SPIKE SINCEAPRIL.

LEADERS IN BOTH COUNTRIESWILL CONTINUE TO WORK ON ANAGREEMENT.

THERE ARE 3,000ACTIVE DUTY TROOPS -- AND 2,000NATIONALGUARD OFFICIALS WORKING AT THESOUTHERN BORDER.PARTS OF THE BORDER WALL ALONGTHE U-S AND MEXICO ARE GETTING AMAKEOVER... COURTESY OF THOSEMEN AND WOMEN IN THE MILITARY.

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