The Shriver Report – A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s: Overview
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A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s: Overview
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Sixty-five percent of all those with Alzheimer’s are women. Sixty percent of caregivers for persons with Alzheimer’s are women. That’s 3.3 million American women with Alzheimer’s and another 6.7 million women providing care for a friend or loved one. If you consider by mid-century that as many as 8 million women will have Alzheimer’s disease, it’s clear a huge Alzheimer tsunami is coming at this nation’s women. This report is for you.
Sixty-five percent of all those with Alzheimer’s are women. Sixty percent of caregivers for persons with Alzheimer’s are women. That’s 3.3 million American women with Alzheimer’s and another 6.7 million women providing care for a friend or loved one. If you consider by mid-century that as many as 8 million women will have Alzheimer’s disease, it’s clear a huge Alzheimer tsunami is coming at this nation’s women. This report is for you.