The Invaluable Role of Caregivers

It’s fitting that November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Nearly half of all caregivers for older adults in the United States – family, friends and other unpaid caregivers – are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).   Caregivers are essential to those living with Alzheimer’s and contribute 18.5 […]

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Focus on the Funding

The facts are staggering… every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most expensive disease in America, with the total direct cost of treatment approaching $300 billion annually – greater than for cancer or heart disease. It is the only leading cause of death in the US that cannot […]

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Determined to End Alzheimer’s Disease: A Global Epidemic

The fight against a global epidemic September is a key month in the fight against Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Driven by Alzheimer’s Disease International, September has been designated as World Alzheimer’s Month with World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 to prompt organizations worldwide to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surround dementia. Global efforts are […]

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