If one of your elderly parents has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, you may feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. You want your parent to be safe and well taken care of, but you want to avoid placing your parent in a nursing home as much as possible. You are not alone.
Every 66 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer's in the United States. As many as 15 million adults provide care to someone in their family who has dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.