Alzheimer's Disease: Pennsylvania Perspective : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, November 25, 1985, Erie, Pa, Volume 4

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Page 2 - Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the House Select Committee on Aging...
Page 3 - States (Stinson et al., 1993), accounting for about 5 percent of all deaths that year and making alcohol the fourth leading cause of death after heart disease, cancer, and stroke (National Center for Health Statistics, 1992).
Page 34 - Finally, we should remember that, except for the Union of South Africa, the United States is the only industrialized western nation which does not have national insurance for long-term care.
Page 44 - ... on the part of the Federal Government, on the part of the private health insurance.
Page 3 - Alzheimer's is a progressive, degenerative brain disease that, in many ways, may be the cruelest of all diseases because it kills its victims twice. In Alzheimer's, the mind dies first, as names, dates, and places are erased from one's memory.
Page 45 - Thank you very much. [The prepared statement of Mr. Bell follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF CHARLES C.
Page 7 - NEW yORK CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION AND TELLS US HE KNOBS AN ALARMING NUMBER OF LOCAL FAMILIES WITH SIMILAR FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.
Page 10 - I appreciate that, and for all witnesses, your entire testimony will be included as part of the record and proceed to you, Mr.
Page 10 - I would like to speak to you briefly this morning about the disease and the complexity of providing care to its victims.
Page 46 - This legal planning should also be done as soon as the patient is diagnosed for the earlier the condition is diagnosed, the more likely the patient is...

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