What America Thinks: The MetLife Foundation Alzheimer’s Survey


The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one source of life news for the entire Alzheimer's community. The site focuses on Alzheimer's disease and the art of Alzheimer's caregiving. Each day over 1,200 people are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. 44 percent of adults have family members or friends with Alzheimer’s disease.

When asked which of five major diseases they fear most, Alzheimer’s disease was second (31%) behind cancer (41%), but far ahead of heart disease (8%), stroke (8%) and diabetes (6%).
What America Thinks,” conducted by Harris Interactive, found that most people are not preparing for the strong possibility that they or their family members will develop Alzheimer’s, despite significant fear of the disease...
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