HealthCurrents – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips

Over five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s Disease and that number does not reflect the impact it has on their caregivers and loved ones. That number is only expected to grow. By 2050, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s Disease may nearly triple, from 5.1 million to a projected 13.8 million. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources in our community for caregivers. Here are some tips for caregivers, including early signs and when to seek professional help.