Mandy Moore left staggered by Alzheimer's statistics
The star's TV character is battling mild cognitive impairment - a condition that can lead to Alzheimer’s - and rather than just rely on good acting, she decided to learn more about the issue.In a new Parade interview with author Greg O’Brien, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when he was 59, Moore says, "The statistics boggled my mind. Women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as they are breast cancer!"I want to stand on the roof with a bullhorn and tell the world we need to be talking about this!"©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.