It’s More Than Forgetting Family Members: Facts You Need To Know About Alzheimer’sThe Alzheimer's Site
Those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease are often the last to know they have developed this unpreventable disease. Alzheimer’s is more than just a loss of memory; it’s a disease that kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
Alzheimer’s disease currently ranks as the sixth most-deadly disease in the United States, but more recent estimates say the disease may rank as high as third, according to the National Institute on Aging.
Watch the video below to learn more about how this disease may impact your loved ones.
Alzheimer’s continues to grow costlier, and the prevalence of this tragic disease only continues to grow. Many American elders depend on Medicare for coverage of treatment they need during their golden years, but Medicare does not cover long-term care for Alzheimer’s leaving family and loved ones to shoulder a care burden currently estimated to be worth over $217 billion.
This cannot continue!
You can help America’s Alzheimer’s patients by signing our petition demanding Medicare step up and cover 100% of long-term care for any person with Alzheimer’s or other dementias whose doctor has recommended it