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Even small delays in the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia could have significant impacts for the patient, their family and caregivers, and the healthcare system more broadly. The Schaeffer Center's microsimulation models demonstrate there may be preventive measures we can take now to shape the nation's future health.