A Way for Us All to Get Involved!
Written by: Kristy J. with Maintain Me
June 21, 2017 also known as the longest day of the year or the summer solstice is a time when The Alzheimer's Association chooses to encourage people to come together while doing something fun to raise money to help end Alzheimer's. More and more individuals are being plagued with this disease. Let us not forget you do not have to diagnosed with it to be affected by it. Maybe you are a caregiver, family member, friend, or all of these things.
An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Of the estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2017, an estimated 5.3 million are age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals are under age 65 and have younger-onset Alzheimer's.
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