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Carol Steinberg
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Carol Steinberg is president of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to optimal care for individuals with dementia and their families, advocacy and research.

Prior to being appointed to this position in May 2013, she served as executive vice president of AFA since its founding. She helped build AFA into a leading national organization, and has played an integral role in AFA’s development and implementation of national initiatives, such as the organization’s hallmark annual National Memory Screening Day. She also has served as editor-in-chief of care ADvantage, the nation’s first magazine specifically for caregivers of people with dementia.

Steinberg joined AFA after an extensive career as an award-winning freelance journalist, including being a regular contributor to The New York Times. She received a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

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Why 'Bother' to Find Out if You Have Alzheimer's Disease?

(13) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 12:12 PM

Why bother? This is one of the most commonly-heard questions regarding the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Countless people raise it, from symptomatic individuals and family members, to clinicians and managed care companies -- and the list goes on.

The question seemingly stems from the harsh reality that there are no...

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