This report will shed light on the impact of Alzheimer's disease on women in the U.S. It focuses not only on women who have the disease, but on caregivers and those who act as advocates for Alzheimer's patients. The majority of Alzheimer's victims tend to be women, and more women are also caregivers for their loved ones with the disease. With 78 million baby boomers hitting their 60s, this impact is likely to be felt by almost all of us.
The Shriver Report takes a look at the following questions: "Is this country ready for the impact on family, the workplace, our healthcare system, our government? Is anyone ready?"
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