Friday, July 9, 2010

Alzheimer's Statistics

There are only four kinds of people in the world.

Those who have been caregivers
Those who are caregivers
Those who will be caregivers
Those who will need caregivers

According to the National Alzheimer's Association, there are nearly ten million (9.9) unpaid caregivers in the United States.

Every 70 seconds someone in American is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

5.3 million Americans presently have Alzheimer's, and there is an estimated annual cost of $148 billion.

Alzheimer's disease is the 6th. leading cause of death in America.

Be sure to join me Tuesday at Noon EDT ( to learn more about Alzheimer's disease and how these statistics may affect you.

Debra Anderson, Programs Manager for the Alzheimer's Association-Desert Southwest Chapter, Tucson, Arizona will be my guest. So, have your questions ready.

Sandra - Caregiver Guru for the Caregiver Generation

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