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Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Share November as Awareness Month

Since over 5 million people in the U.S. live with Alzheimer’s disease, and every 67 seconds another person is diagnosed, it’s fitting that we as a nation increase awareness through all possible channels. This disease must be stopped or it will eventually destroy not only our families but our health care system and our economy.

Alzheimer’s doesn’t just affect the person who has the disease. It irrecoverably affects the lives of all those who know and love the person. One in ten people in the U.S. are direct caregivers to someone with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Read more on HealthCentral about Alzheimer's and how to volunteer:

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook

“I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.”  Craig William Dayton, Film Composer


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