Families Often “Overwhelmed” When Caring For Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s.

According to the National Institute on Aging, about 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and the number is expected to increase as the population ages, CNBC (9/6) reported on its website. Many families and individuals are “overwhelmed” and “unprepared to deal with the consequences, financial and otherwise,” of “caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.” Experts suggest that families research their options and “consult with a financial advisor.”

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— “Money matters: A road map for Alzheimer’s patients, “Sharon Epperson, CNBC, September 6, 2013.

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