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By Gayle A. Hudgins
Missoula, Mont. 

Thank Senator Tester for Alzheimer's support


January 16, 2020

There are 21,000 Montanans living with Alzheimer’s disease, which is a growing public health crisis that threatens to bankrupt America. In 2019, caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias cost an estimated $290 billion. That is why I am joining the Alzheimer’s Association in thanking Senator Tester for voting to include an additional $350 million for Alzheimer’s research in the government’s 2020 budget.

As someone whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease several times, I understand the enormous burden this disease places on Montana families an...

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