This was designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. Ironically, President Reagan would go on to battle Alzheimer’s himself in later years.
According to Alzheimer’s.org, less than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s in 1983.
Today, more than 5.4 million suffer from the disease.
How have you been effected by Alzheimer’s?
How can you spread the word about Alzheimer’s?