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If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Last Updated: June 4, 2019
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Take the opportunity to show your support for Alzheimer’s disease this summer on the Longest Day, where thousands will come together to raise awareness for the disease.
Learn more about how you can participate on June 21, 2019.
How to Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s
More than five and a half million people in the United States are estimated to be living with Alzheimer’s, and with that number expected to triple by 2050, it is paramount to increase awareness Read more
Having one parent diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is difficult for family caregivers but when both of your parents have Alzheimer’s, the burden more than doubles. The help you were receiving from one parent is replaced by the challenges of caring for both.
How to Help Two Parents With Alzheimer’s
Here is some advice on how to manage the often-overwhelming task of helping two parents with Alzheimer’s: