is financial burden is made even worse by the emotional toll Alzheimers takes on families. According to national advocate Daisy Duarte, who cares for her mother with early-onset Alzheimers, Alzheimers is devastating and certainly not something we planned for financially or emotionally.
Date: Jun 14, 2017
'Every Minute Counts' in drive to find Alzheimer's treatment
Perhaps most memorable is Daisy Duarte of Springfield, Missouri. Now 45, she used to own a sports bar, but for five years has served as a full-time live-in caretaker for her mother, who can no longer dress, bathe or feed herself or recognize her daughter.