Seth Rogen Is on a Mission to Raise Alzheimer's Awareness

April 23, 2015 8:08 PM

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Seth Rogen Is on a Mission to Raise Alzheimer's Awareness

Seth Rogen may be one of America’s favorite funny guys, but when it comes to Alzheimer’s research, he’s not kidding around. Rogen’s mother-in-law was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s not long after he started dating his now-wife, Lauren Miller. He’s become a public face of advocacy for awareness about Alzheimer’s, even testifying before the Senate Committee on Appropriates last year in a bid to get more funding for research. The couple also work to raise money with their movement Hilarity for Charity, which has an event this weekend at the University of Vermont to congratulate students there for raising the most money of any college for the second year in a row. Their prize is a live narration of the Superbad soundtrack by Rogen and “McLovin” actor Christopher Mintz-Plass. We caught up with Rogen and Miller before the event.

Miller: My mom was diagnosed at 55 years old with early onset Alzheimer’s. My grandfather had had it, and my grandmother. So it’s something that’s always been part of my life and affected me at an age when I was very young. After we formed Hilarity for Charity, we had all these young people reaching...

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