Dementia June Is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month And You Can Get Help In Washtenaw County By Jorge Avellan • Jun 17, 2016 Alzheimer's Association June is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month. It's a disease that affects more than 5.3 million individuals in the United States, and Washtenaw County is not the exception. Listen Listening... / 0:38 WEMU's Jorge Avellan reports on the state of Alzheimer's Disease in Washtenaw County. Procedure To Reduce Use Of Drugs In Treating Dementia Patients Developed In Michigan By Andrew Cluley • Apr 30, 2014 Courtesy Photo / University of Michigan Health System A new treatment procedure developed in Michigan can handle the most disturbing symptoms of dementia with the use of fewer drugs. Listen Listening... / WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on the new 4 step procedure to treat dementia that reduces the use of drugs.