Elder Law Answers
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Seamon Law Offices helps individuals and families across West Virginia prepare for their futures. We have dedicated our entire practice to estate planning to ensure people of all ages and their loved ones have financial security now and in the future. Our ultimate goal is to develop individualized legacy plans for our clients that protect their assets.Read more »
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Elder Law Answers Ep 06 2018 The Longest Day
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On June 21, 2018, the longest day of the year and summer solstice, thousands of people will join together to show their love for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging us to team up with them by selecting any activity we love (or loved by those affected) to raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the 1st survivor of Alzheimer’s.
47 Million people in the world are living with dementia (estimated to be 75 million by 2030).
Dementia costs $818 billion/year in the US.
6th leading cause of death in the US.
More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s.
16.1 million family and friends provide about 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care to those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias in the US (valued at over $232 billion).
In the US, someone develops Alzheimer’s every 65 seconds.
In 2018, Alzheimer’s will cost the US $277 billion and is projected to increase to over $1.1 trillion in 2050.Read more »