Today is World Alzheimer’s Day.
September 21st, is the date chosen by the Alzheimer’s organizations, to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia.
According to Alzinfo.org, someone develops Alzheimer’s every 68 seconds.
With Alzheimer’s, family members slowly watch their loved one die again and again. With each stage comes more loss of memory and motor skills.
I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve witness pain cross an individual’s face because their parent did not remember them.
Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.