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How Alzheimer's affects the workplace

More than 15 million Americans are caring for an individual with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.

44 percent of family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's are employed full or part time.

Millions of baby boomers are approaching the age of greatest risk, and the human and financial costs of this fatal disease will be overwhelming.
 
Alzheimer’s can have a devastating impact on people at work – not only on those with the disease, but on the people who care for them. The time to be silent about Alzheimer’s disease in the workplace is over.

People in the workforce make tremendous contributions to causes that are meaningful to them. When you mobilize your workforce through our Champions at Work program, you are helping to improve the lives of millions of people living with Alzheimer’s and the millions more who care for them. Here are some great ideas for you to make a difference in the workplace.





 


Join the Alzheimer's Early Detection Alliance™
It's free and easy. Educate your employees.

Learn more about the facts and the simple steps your company can take to make a difference for employees providing elder care.

 Alzheimer's and eldercare impact business
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Go Casual for a Cause
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Go Casual for a Cause
Dress down at work and support our mission.
Purple with a Purpose fundraiser.

Get grounded in the fight against Alzheimer's

Start a Company Team

What: A morning coffee break (ask your local coffee shop to donate the coffee).
How: Offer a cup for a small donation.

Ask employees to "get grounded" in the facts about Alzheimer's on this site.

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Form a Walk to End Alzheimer's team
Bring the cause to your office.


For more information on Champions at Work, please contact sschapiro@alz.org.


 

Join or start a team today.

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