The toll of Alzheimer’s disease is reaching epidemic proportions in our country. Currently, one in nine Americans over the age of 65 is battling Alzheimer’s and by 2050 this number is expected to grow to 16 million with the cost of care to exceed $1.2 trillion…unless we fight for a cure. This is exactly what the recently created Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry by the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) aims to do.
This Phoenix-based nonprofit’s mission in collaboration with partnering organizations, including Cypress HomeCare, is to put a stop to Alzheimer’s before it devastates another generation.
Those living with this disease as well as those involved in elder home care in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, are encouraged to sign-up with the registry endalznow.org. The registry acts as an online resource for those individuals wanting to stay up-to-date with the latest in Alzheimer’s news, medical advances and overall brain health. In turn those working in or using Alzheimer’s related affordable homecare in Phoenix, become informed advocates for Alzheimer’s prevention.
The registry, with a goal of enrolling 250,000 people age 18 and up, with or without a family history of Alzheimer’s, by 2015, also supports participation in a variety of community-based Alzheimer’s prevention studies and gives members the opportunity to have a direct impact on the future of Alzheimer’s. Participation in the research studies are not mandatory to be part of the registry, however, researchers believe the registry is the best way to bring together those who believe now is the time to act against this horrific disease.
Eradicating Alzheimer’s is a cause very dear to Cypress HomeCare Solutions. Our homecare agency in AZ works on a daily basis with clients and their loved ones whose lives have been forever changed by this destructive illness. Until a cure can be found, we aim to provide our clients and their family with compassionate, affordable homecare in Phoenix to enhance their quality of life. Give Cypress HomeCare Solutions a call 602-264-8009 or contact us online to find out more about the best homecare in Arizona!