OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Tuesday is World Alzheimer's Day. It's a day dedicated to education about Alzheimer's disease and the warning signs.
3 News Now Anchor Courtney Johns sat down with Executive Director of the Nebraska Alzheimer's Association, Sharon Stephens, to talk more about the disease.
“It's a day where we bring into focus Alzheimer's disease and those who are on the journey. We find there can be a stigma around this, those living with the disease or the caregivers. This one day helps us really focus on, and bring into a public light, to talk more about it, that stigma is still there. And if I could help erase that or eliminate that it's the nation's leading public health issue. And we should be talking about it,” said Stephens.
Watch the entire interview above. Visit alz.org/nebraska for more information.