Alzheimer’s Disease, an incurable form of dementia, afflicts 5.3 Million Americans each year, with the number rising every year. Alzheimer’s Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the US, yet it gets a fraction of the research funding that cancer, heart disease or HIV gets.
A ground-breaking new study by the Alzheimer’s Association Generation Alzheimer’s takes an in-depth look at Baby Boomers, who are both caring for those with Alzheimer’s as well as succumbing to the disease.
An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can put an incredible financial burden on a family. Nursing home care can cost $144,000 a year in Massachusetts. To learn how your family can avoid nursing home poverty, watch our video. Its important to talk about Alzheimer’s before it is too late. Our free guide The Plain Truth About Alzheimer’s Disease can get you started. We also offer a 9-step guide with real world solutions for how to deal with Alzheimer’s.
At Dennis Sullivan & Associates we are committed to education and promoting awareness about Alzheimer’s. We bring in nationally recognized speakers for free talks and have done Q & A Sessions in our blog. Alzheimer’s affects many families, and there is no time like the present to about it! For more information, check out our past blogs on Alzheimer’s.