More than five million American adults have Alzheimer’s disease. It’s now the sixth leading cause of death, with one in three elderly dying of it or dementia and, with early onset affecting baby boomers, there are more people at risk at an earlier age.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, the perfect time to learn about early detection and care. The experts from the NFDA Work/Life Resource Program (EAP), a benefit of your membership, have gathered information to help you learn more:
Article: What Is Alzheimer's Disease?
Article: The Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Article: Treating Alzheimer's Disease
The Work/Life Resource Program (EAP) offers a toll-free hotline staffed by experts who can suggest resources and offer support, along with unlimited access to online resources for:
Unlimited phone/online consultations and up to three in-person sessions with a licensed counselor
Online referrals to: care services (adult, child or special needs care, summer camps, etc.); education services (school, tutoring, test prep, etc.); family services (parenting, adoption, pregnancy, infertility, etc.); convenience services (home repair, pet care, relocation, etc.); financial planning & referrals; legal information & referrals
Articles, tools, webinars, podcasts and more!
The support offered through the NFDA Work/Life Resource Program is free and confidential. It is available to you, your immediate family, your staff, and members of their immediate family.
For more information, visit www.nfda.org/worklife (member log in required).