Medical marijuana is a sensitive subject. While the benefits for stimulating appetite and reducing pain is well documented, the negative connotations still hang over the still-illegal drug. However, more research is showing how medical marijuana can help patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. This news report out of New Mexico delves into the topic with professionals from both sides. It is a fascinating conversation, and one that can hopefully better the lives of Alzheimer’s patients down the line.
See more in the video below!
Alzheimer’s continues to grow costlier, and the prevalence of this tragic disease only continues to grow. Many American elders depend on Medicare for coverage of treatment they need during their golden years, but Medicare does not cover long-term care for Alzheimer’s leaving family and loved ones to shoulder a care burden currently estimated to be worth over $217 billion.
This cannot continue! You can help America’s Alzheimer’s patients by signing our petition demanding Medicare step up and cover 100% of long-term care for any person with Alzheimer’s or other dementias whose doctor has recommended it.