Support the efforts of the Alzheimer's Association in your local area. Give to help find a cure for this disease that affects over 5 million Americans today. According to the Alzheimer's Association, in 2000, there were an estimated 411,000 new (incident) cases of Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. For 2010, that number is projected to be 454,000 new cases; by 2030, 615,000; and by 2050, 959,000.

Read more at the 2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures Report

Record memories so they will not be lost or forgotten. Capturing memories could be very important if a person does need long-term care...caregivers must see the whole person, not the disease.