Baby Boomer Generation Affected By Alzheimer’sAllison Espiritu
Alzheimer’s disease is growing amongst Americans and to date every 69 seconds another American is developing this debilitating disease, claims the Alzheimer’s Association. Today over 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s and it’s believe to triple by 2050. Those affected the most and is seen by the numbers are the baby boomer generation.
Watch as Jack, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 52 is living in a moderate stage of the disease and spends five days a week at a facility for people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is becoming very costly for families living with a loved one who has been diagnosed, and Jack is one of a million of these baby boomers whose needs will put a financial strain on America’s healthcare system. Let’s find proper care and a cure for Alzheimer’s!