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Honoring Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association is recognizing and honoring the more than 15 million people who are currently caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s, including the 588,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers in Illinois.

According to a recent Alzheimer’s Association survey, people overwhelmingly agree (91 percent) that caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia should be a group effort among family or close friends, yet one out of three caregivers are not engaging others in caregiving tasks.

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