Many families have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Has yours? Chances are pretty good that since Alzheimer’s disease is one of the nation’s leading epidemics, yours has, as well. Let’s stand together to raise awareness and find a cure on Alzheimer’s Association’s “The Longest Day.”
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including one in eight older Americans—and that statistic is expected to more than double in the next 40 years. And since it’s the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the U.S. that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed—the nation needs to begin preparing for the Silver Tsunami.