According to the Alzheimer's Association, 37,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease in Maine. While these numbers are staggering, the Association says that much of the disease is still misunderstood. In an effort to spread the word, they have initiated the inaugural Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month, which is taking place during this month.

'The primary goal is to really have this conversation about the brain, and how everyone is at risk, not just family,' says Bill Kirkpatrick, program director of the Maine chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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