Honor thy Father, and thy Mother.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
You are probably well aware of this statistic. Every 69 seconds someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the U.S.
I bet you didn't know this. Worldwide it is every 4 seconds.
On average each day about 1250 people will be diagnosed with Alzhimer's in the U.S.
There can be no doubt the children of the baby boom generation are in for a rude awakening in the years ahead.
By 2016, the tipping point, there will be two kinds of people in the U.S.
Either you will have Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia (ADRD),
Or, you will know someone that has Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
What do children owe their parents?
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Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. The ARR knowledge base contains more than 4,600 articles with more than 350,100 links on the Internet. Bob lives in Delray Beach, FL.
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