A day in the life: Alzheimer’s caregiver


According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and 15.9 million family and friends are their caregivers.

In Arizona alone, 130,000 people aged over 65 are living with this disease.

Cronkite News wants to hear from family members who are the primary caregivers for Alzheimer’s patients and from those who have Alzheimer’s disease. How has your life changed? What obstacles have you had to overcome? Share you story by answering the questions below.

We will not publish your response without your permission. A journalist from Cronkite News or the Public Insight Network may contact you for further reporting.

(Photo by C. Fred Alford via Creative Commons)