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Report calls for action to stem Alzheimer’s deluge

The number of Minnesotans with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will swell from 88,000 to 198,000 in the next 30 years, possibly overwhelming the state, families and employers, a report finds. Updated Mar. 23, 2011

  • The Twilight Zone series by Star Tribune reporters explores the ways, good and bad, that an aging population will change Minnesota.

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