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Early-Onset Alzheimer's and Laura Mercer


Early-Onset Alzheimer's and Laura Mercer One fall morning almost three years ago, at the age of 46, Laura Mercer, a Charlotte Public Relations Executive, woke up and didn't know who she was. After multiple tests, she and her family learned that she had early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. The news has been life-changing for Laura's entire family and a story that is repeated, increasingly, around the country. Laura joins us, along with a panel of experts, to tell her story. GuestsLaura Mercer - Charlotte woman (former reporter and PR Executive) who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 46. Teresa Hoover - Senior Director of programs and family services, Alzheimer's Association of Western Carolinas Lynn Ivey - Founder of The Ivey adult day care Laura Mercer's Blog Event | The Alzheimer's Association "Rock-a-Thon" at Trade and Tryon Monday Sept. 21st from 7am-2pm in honor of World Alzheimer's Day Event | The Alzheimer's Memory Walk in Charlotte happens Nov. 14th Click here to add and read comments