The State of Caregiving for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It progressively impacts a person’s memory, judgement, language, and independence. Once a family’s hidden burden, Alzheimer’s is now becoming a dominant public health concern. Its numbers have grown and will continue to at an alarming rate as millions more Americans age into the disease and a cure remains out of reach.