There are currently 5.4 million American living with Alzheimer’s. There are at least 16 million worldwide. A love one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in the US every 69 seconds.
There are 15 million unpaid care givers in the US. There are another 2 million who are paid.
There are a total of 25 million care givers in the US – - – and 98% are women.
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s. In fact, it is optimistically forecast that it will be 2025 (or later) before we can anticipate one.
Let’s work together to solve this. Help Puzzle with Me create a movement of awareness and find solutions to live with quality, dignity and respect – - – and aging with grace. E-mail jane@puzzlewithme.
I look forward to hearing from and working with you! Jane Snyder