Leaving Eden is only one journey of hundreds of thousands of persons in the United States with the disease or caring for a loved one with the disease.
2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures from the Alzheimer's Association:
[lb] Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States;
[lb] Almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women;
[lb] Alzheimer's is the only cause of death, in the top ten in America, that cannot be prevented, or cured;
[lb] Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops the disease;
[lb] By 2050, Alzheimer's could cost the nation $1.1 trillion.