Pivot to Happy is in the business of helping people who have a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's navigate the journey.
A practical guide to help you understand and prepare for what is to come...
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Why dementia and Alzheimer's...
Every 66 seconds, someone in the US develops Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, the 6th leading cause of death and the ONLY cause of death in the top 10 that is not preventable or curable.
The Alzheimer's Association estimates that there are approximately 5.3 million people in the U.S. with Alzheimer's - 2/3 of those are women. Globally, the World Health Organization estimates approximately 36 million people have Alzheimer's. These numbers will grow exponentially as the population ages.
Watch the video below to see the impact Alzheimer's has on the entire family...
How you approach the challenges of having a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's can make all the difference in your journey.
From your physical, emotional and mental health to what you make of the time you have left with your loved one.
For every person with Alzheimer's, it is estimated that 1-4 family members are involved in their care.
Tara Reed, creator of Pivot to Happy, is one of the millions of family members involved in care and decision making. Her father had Alzheimer's and passed away in August 2016.