I'm leading the way to Alzheimer's first survivor by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®. Currently, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050. Our future is at risk unless we can find a way to change the course of this disease.
I watched a couple of my aunts move to memory care facilities requiring 24 hour assistance and not recognize any of their children whom they loved all their lives. I currently have friends whose father lives with them and all he knows is that he is confused, but doesn't know why. Each day brings about the same questions multiple times including where is my room and do I live here? This disease robs people of of their dignity and together we can help find a cure.
Thank you for helping us advance Alzheimer's support, care and research!
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