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Living with Alzheimer’s

By Cheryl Levin-Folio

“Unlike many books that focus on frightening aspects of future decline, The 24-Hour Rule: Living with Alzheimer’s contains a wide range of helpful strategies for living every day to the fullest.”
—Amanda G. Smith, M.D. – Medical Director USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute – University of South Florida Health BYRD Alzheimer’s Institute

Read more about The 24-Hour Rule here


Promise Garden ReasonsAlzheimer’s Everyday Living is for you. If you’re caring for a family member, know someone whose life is consumed with the disease, or you simply want to understand this global epidemic and its impact on people everywhere, Alzheimer’s Everyday Living will inform, educate and offer solace. Our primary goal is to assure caregivers and patients that they are not alone on what can often feel like a treacherous journey.

Is there life after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis?

Absolutely. By offering practical and proven tips, sharing a variety of perspectives, and cheering you on, we believe this cruel and tragic disease can be managed. Here, you’ll learn about what researchers are doing to eradicate Alzheimer’s and what you can do to help. You’ll become part of a massive and dedicated movement to help educate others and participate in the fight to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Hopefully, together we can find a cure for Alzheimer’s so that our children and the generations that follow will never be affected by this life changing and debilitating disease.

Alzheimer’s Facts & Resources

  • 47 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • More than 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s.
  • In the top ten causes of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed.
  • Almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
  • Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease.
  • Almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
  • Up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s have younger-onset.
  • Nearly 200,000 people in the United States have early onset Alzheimer’s.

If you would like to contact Cheryl, please email her at clevin03@yahoo.com.