Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. It's a time to shine a purple light for the millions of people living with Alzheimer's.

Here are a few facts:

* It's the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed.

* Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women.

* One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia.

* Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.

* More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease.

* In the United States, someone develops Alzheimer's every 65 seconds.

For more information on where the above was found, please visit act.alz.org

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