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Sponsored by: The Alzheimer's Site

Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Among the top ten causes of death, it's the only one that cannot be cured or slowed in progression. The burden of an Alzheimer's diagnosis is often shouldered by the whole family.

America's aging population will only mean more Alzheimer's diagnoses in the coming years — adding to the already five million sufferers of the disease. We need to act now if we are going to have a chance to help those affected and prevent further suffering from this debilitating condition.

In response to the expanding problem of Alzheimer's, President Obama recently announced his administration would increase Alzheimer's funding by over $100 million — $50 million will immediately go toward dementia research and an additional $80 will be requested for Alzheimer's.

Thank President Obama for doing his part to help families who are struggling with this crippling illness.

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Dear President Obama,

Thank you for dedicating millions of extra funding dollars to the cause of Alzheimer research. As the population ages and the baby boomers enter into their twilight years, we'll no doubt see a rise in this devastating disease.

As you know, there are no methods of prevention nor any cure for Alzheimer's. These factors make it one of the leading causes of death in America. An Alzheimer's diagnosis often means an unsure and worrisome future for many families.

It's necessary that we keep fighting to help those affected by Alzheimer's by allocating more funding to its research for treatment and a cure.

Thank you for advocating for those affected by Alzheimer's.

Petition Signatures

Feb 20, 2018 Ruth Rogers
Feb 5, 2018 lLeslie Shellberg
Feb 5, 2018 Janice Banks
Jan 26, 2018 Jodi Ford
Jan 21, 2018 Ms. Carla Compton Thanks for doing something right, I guess.
Jan 21, 2018 Steve Luongo
Jan 4, 2018 Moira Creel
Dec 15, 2017 Suzanne Bonner
Dec 9, 2017 Kelly Smith
Dec 2, 2017 robin karlsson
Nov 25, 2017 Sharon Dsaunders
Nov 11, 2017 Pat Churchman
Oct 29, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 27, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 25, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 24, 2017 Rhea Osland To my President, thank you for caring. We are grateful.
Sep 21, 2017 JoAnn Evans
Sep 5, 2017 Lynda Kerr
Aug 15, 2017 Virginia Dempsey
Aug 7, 2017 Francine Allen
Aug 7, 2017 Sara Garcia
Jul 20, 2017 Joanne Montgomery THANK YOU SIR.
Jul 10, 2017 Theresa Jenkins
Jun 27, 2017 Stefano Fuschetto
Jun 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 22, 2017 Kathryn Johanessen
Jun 22, 2017 Maria Prinsloo
Jun 11, 2017 Cheryle Blankenship
Jun 8, 2017 Kris Peterson
Jun 6, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 30, 2017 Janet Pickard
May 29, 2017 Samantha Manso
May 20, 2017 Shirley Troia
May 13, 2017 Lori Gilliland
May 13, 2017 Clarita Palermo Thanks so much for helping, we need as much help as possible. Never knew I would be involved with this until my mom took ill with this horrific disease, it's been 10 years and still going strong
May 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 26, 2017 AJ Weiss
Apr 26, 2017 Alicia Weiss
Apr 22, 2017 Micki Sutton
Apr 19, 2017 Rolande Gay Thank-you President Obama for giving the funding for Alzheimer's Research. Wish you were still the president!
Apr 15, 2017 Janet Brewster
Apr 15, 2017 Judith Carlson
Apr 11, 2017 Michi Vojta Thank you for helping those who suffer from Alzheimer's -- the patients themselves but also their families -- by funding research into a cure.
Apr 10, 2017 Pam Hartje
Apr 8, 2017 Dawn Simon
Apr 8, 2017 Nancy Bickford-Jordan
Apr 3, 2017 Micki Sutton
Apr 2, 2017 Michalla Sutton

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