Each November, in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, we honor the people who provide compassionate support to those living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's can be overwhelming, so we want to take this opportunity to remind caregivers to take care of themselves. Last year alone, more than 15 million caregivers provided an estimated 17.9 billion hours of unpaid care to family and friends living with Alzheimer's — a contribution to the nation valued at $217.7 billion. If you know a caregiver in need of support, please forward this email or encourage them to visit alz.org/care.
We know that people with Alzheimer's and dementia rely on caregivers to live their best life possible. When you give to the Alzheimer's Association, you're helping to fund critical research, fuel important advocacy efforts and support caregivers with local and online resources such as:
|To learn more about the resources we provide for caregivers, visit alz.org/care. Please join us this National Family Caregivers Month in honoring the unsung heroes of the Alzheimer's epidemic. Thank you.|