Wednesday, June 22, 2016

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month!

The Alzheimer's Epidemic:
Are You Aware?

Every year, the Alzheimer's Association publishes a video that details the most recent facts and figures of Alzheimer's Disease. 

This year, in addition to giving information on current and projected disease statistics, the Alzheimer's Association also details the costs associated with caring for a person with dementia. As you will see, the financial burden of Alzheimer's care, for families and for the nation, is staggering. Take a look at this short video.


Everyone knows that Alzheimer's robs a person of the ability to remember, but other truths remain unknown. Harmful misconceptions keep people from seeking a diagnosis and that reduces their access to valuable resources and support services. If we can uncover the truths, we can take action to end this disease. Listen as these celebrities provide additional information. 

Now that you have the facts, you can join the fight.  To learn more, visit In the meantime, put on some purple and share this information with everyone you know

The end of Alzheimer's begins with you.