13 Nov This Month Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
The Alzheimer’s Association reminds us that November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. (In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. Read more: http://www.alz.org/care/honor-caregiver.asp#ixzz2C7ayLJgn)
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, and its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
To learn more about the work of The Alzheimer’s Association, please visit their website, which offers information and support about subjects like:
- Alzheimer’s & Dementia
- Life with ALZ
- Alzheimer’s and the holidays
- Caregiver support, and more.
There is a 24/7 helpline available as well: 1-800-272-3900.