Today is Alzheimer’s Action Day! Not only are we showing our support in the Cypress HomeCare Solutions office by wearing purple, we are also taking a moment to recognize the 5.4 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s and the family members and friends who are supporting their loved ones through this disease.
As the sixth leading cause of death in our country, Alzheimer’s hits close to home for us at Cypress, with many of our clients and their families dealing with the effects of this disease on a daily basis. Through our caregivers, we are witness to our clients’ struggles and successes, and are able to provide the compassionate care they so need and deserve as they continue on their life journeys. In addition, we admire the strength and courage of so many Alzheimer’s caregivers who are providing unconditional care and support for their aging loved ones facing this disease.
As an organization, Cypress is committed to the cause of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. Our Managing Partner Bob Roth is on the board for the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, and we are helping to support the Alzheimer’s Association by participating in the West Valley’s and Phoenix’s Walks to End Alzheimer’s this fall.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that will only progress until we find a cure, so what can you do to help?
- Volunteer your time. The Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Alzheimer’s Association are always looking for volunteers and have programs that offer varying levels of involvement to fit your schedule.
- Participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. You can sign up as an individual walker or even start a team. Visit westvalleyalzheimerswalk.org or phoenixalzheimerswalk.org to get started.
- Spread the word! There’s no better time than right now to let your friends, family and colleagues know about this disease. Like the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter on Facebook this week and you will not only show your support but will also be entered to win a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card! You can also enter the contest by following @AlzheimersDSW on Twitter.
Join Cypress by wearing purple and spreading the word this Alzheimer’s Action Day to show your support for finding a cure!