World Alzheimer's Day is a day when Alzheimer's Associations and other organizations around the globe unite in an effort to raise awareness about the disease and its impact on our families, communities and nations.
The theme for World Alzheimer's Day™ 2009 is 'Diagnosing Dementia: See It Sooner'.
Alzheimer's is a sinister disease. Hard to spot, hard to diagnosis, and hard to deal with effectively.
To my fellow Alzheimer's caregivers, I say congratulations, YOU ARE THE ONE. And, if not you, WHO?
I admire and respect each and every Alzheimer's caregiver. I don't need to know you personally to say that with confidence.
To those caregivers that came before us. Thank you. You are to be admired. Thank you for your advice, words of wisdom, encouragement, and most of all--for listening.
A new Alzheimer's caregivers is born every 70 seconds. Hard to imagine, but true.
Events are taking place all over the world today--World's Alzheimer's Day Events.
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